Why doesn't one moderated comment stay hidden, when I had written one twice?
I tried to moderate my own comment, as initially, the first comment disappeared so I retyped it, and then later I noticed I had two comments. I tried to moderate one of the comments to "hide" it, but later went back and both are still showing - the same comment twice, as it went back to visible status. Is there a save button after you moderate or should it automatically "hide" or moderate?
I honestly have no idea... the one thing I dis-like about Hubpages, and probably the only thing, is that the comment system is very disorganized and broken. I mostly reply to other users comments, and I tend to do that through my feed, as it's easier to approve and reply that way, then through an actual hub. Sometimes I can't reply to users comments in my hubs, instead I approve and just write a response back in the hub itself. But hours later the "Reply" option becomes available. So I would try to use your feed if you can.
It may not help answer your question, but I at least share your pain.
I don't know either. I am sorry it did not answer you question, but it has happened to me also a couple of times. Once I retyped it, then it came out twice.
I am not positive, but I think the hidden moderated comments are always visible to you, as the owner of the account. Send me the link to the hub you are talking about and I will tell you if I can see the moderated comments or not. Tell me who they follow and I can check. You can send the link via e-mail on my profile page, if you do not want to list the information here.
Thanks Larry, I have been having a lot of comment just disappear, then when I comment again and see later that there are two. For a little while it will say "hide" but then later both are still showing as visible.
I have had the same problem. I think when you hit the hide button, it goes into a hidden mode. Then something in the background takes place so that only you can see it. I do not rewrite comments until I check to see if my first attempt is visible.
Thanks Larry, for the added info. It is very helpful.
by Steve Andrews 6 years ago
I have a recent hub and a new hub that I am having problems with a crazy person I know who is posting comments under various anon identities. Is there any possible way of blocking them from my account on HubPages? The best I can do at present is keep deleting their often very rude posts.
by fit2day 6 years ago
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by Aniket Lawand 3 years ago
Why do comments without any offense get moderated and then deleted?I am facing this problem for last two comments I punched in. First they went under moderation and then got deleted. Is this is a ban from commenting.
by FloraBreenRobison 6 years ago
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by Rachael O'Halloran 4 years ago
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by Charm Baker 8 years ago
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