Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Roundtable reminder

We want to remind everybody that we'll be holding our iReport Roundtable meeting tomorrow, Thursday, March 19th, at 2 p.m. ET.


I'm sure folks will have a lot of questions about the new tools and features we added today, so we'll answer as many as we can.  We look forward to talking to you.

March 18, 2009
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I think the same old blame game is going on, but I think the Democrats should stop being on the defensive.   My God, they are trying to clean up the mess.  Just stand up and say again and again, the problem is in the changes in laws since Roosevelt.   Whoever allowed these hedge funds should be "blamed."   Also, the banks dug this hole for themselves by being greedy beyond belief.  Why in the world would anyone make a loan to someone who didn't have the means to pay the loan back?   They deserve to lose the money.   The problem is they are going to take a lot of us down with them.   This is where we need our Congress to grow up beyond their ten year old attitudes and act like adults.  Man up and take care of the problems before you start pointing fingers.   I hate the finger pointing.


Virginia Phillips-Smith


March 18, 2009
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Ok will be there, seems better, but some of the same issues but I do not think that can be fixed just tolerated

March 18, 2009

Rating system is not working properly and comments are not showing up!

March 18, 2009

I won't make it to the roundtable again. 


I just wanted to say that I like the changes that have been implemented, thank you for working so hard to improve the site.  


I love the addition of the 'report ireporter' I just hope it won't get abused!


I also like the fixes to the text boxes used to post the ireports, although now some of my posts have vast gaps in them lol!



I like the way you can search through the posts  of an ireporter and that sort them by the same way you sort things on the regular site when you click on their profile, but it does not seem to work for my own posts if I am logged in.



I also like that I was able to know when and where one of my posts was used when it got the on CNN stamp.



I know you are still working on some bugs, but it is nice to know we have been heard.





March 18, 2009

Please get rid of the one star bandit.

March 18, 2009
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this new rules seem great, but i don´t know how they work for us ireporters, and who will stay and who will leave, i read there are too many ireporters, and how will the rates be rated, i am wondering re so many issues with this new format, hope we can get to know all by tomorrow at the roundtable



March 18, 2009
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Raise the minimum age to 18.

March 18, 2009
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I don't think I'll be available at that time tomorrow, so all I would like to say is THANKS for all the new upgrades and for listening to us.  I have experienced one problem today and that is.... the "New iReport" emails from reporters I follow do not include the quick link to the new report.

March 18, 2009
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How do I participate in the meeting? Is it online?

March 18, 2009


I'm writing this tonight, just in case I can not make it to the meeting tomorrow.


1. Words written in comments are running together and I noticed to that some are struck thru?

2. Also, did we loose font "Markups' on the upgrade?

3. Do we have to refresh the page each time we post now?

4. The Report Violation under the will you know what they are doing or not? I mean, what if someone just out of spite flags them and they are not doing anything wrong? Can you track and go to the report the person is on and judge for yourself IF a violation is taking place? Just wondering how that is gonna work???


Okay, guess those are all the questions I have.

Thanks for the hard work and making this a better place.

Have a good day--hope to see y'all tomorrow.


March 19, 2009
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Two major events happened in this country that moved the country forward and continue to be a vital part in the landscape of America.

1 The move from horse drawn carriages to Automobiles

2 The invention of a functional refrigerator.


Both events had fierce opposition but progress could not be stopped. The blacksmith industry took a backseat to the automotive Industry and the Iceman had to sell refrigerators.


Once again we are at a presipice. As we move forward from the old way of doing business in this country to new ways of doing things. We must change everthing from energy, technology medicine, and Politics. So Mr. President DO NOT BE AFRAID  DONOT FEAAR ANY MAN EMBRACE CHANGE.

March 19, 2009

Love the way that the system now converts to hmtl.  No more line spacing problems when uploading reports!!!  Thanks.

March 19, 2009
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One suggestion to avoid the one star bandit, actually two, first you cannot rate a post unless you leave a comment which has been suggested, two show the ranking on the the response to the post so that rating can be attached to an individual.  I posted an article about trash today, totally non political, I received two ratings a 5 and a 1 kind of hard to figure that one out other than jealousy I was on highest rating???

March 19, 2009
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I cannot stomach the AIG bonus story anymore! This country and AIG have real problems and those bonuses aren't it! I used to watch CNN all day (I work @ night) and I've resorted to watching other things. This story is the media feeding on itself and doing a disservice to the actual issues. If this 1.6 trillion dollar bomb goes off at AIG you'll wish you never heard of bonuses.

March 19, 2009
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hello david i will be here at 2 pm with a lot of questions thanks david, larena

March 19, 2009
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March 19, 2009
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I will not be able to attend. I am working an organ case right now. I do have one suggestion though. Please do not allow anyone to rate a site unless they post a comment. I honestly feel this will cut down on a lot of the "one and run's" that everyone is complaining about.


Also, having some issues with words running together, sentances being mangled. I did find out though that if you tap the "more" button, the formatting seems to be better.



March 19, 2009
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Can you change "Report Violation" to "Please Review".  I don't have a "Please Review" attached to my Usher name?

March 19, 2009
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Hi all

March 19, 2009

I discovered that some of the changes are taking a while to get used too.  That stated, I am growing increasingly weary of dealing with ireporters that seek to antagonize without merit.  I am also perplexed by the loss of good ireporters while retaining the very people that make the site a travesty.  Sometimes, I get so exasperated that I walk away from the computer to keep from getting thrown off by retaliating.  People refuse to act their age, just their shoe size.  Often times, these are the people at the top of the ireport superstar list or faceless drones.  Ireport is not what it started off to be in my sight and it is losing it's lustre with me and various others because some reporters post what they matter how offensive, and the post remains.  Good ireporters make a post and it is flagged, upheld for days and then re-released if found to be unobjectionable by the network.  That allows for suppression of that reporters sentiment without warrant.


March 19, 2009
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I'd like you to address the banning of ireporters, specifically VotingFemale. She runs a popular, albeit, controversial blog and I am sorry that she has been banished. Were any other ireporters banned as well?

As you know, I oppose censorship, so this is upsetting to me.

Thank you,


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