Rejected Comments

If you've ever owned a bug zapper, you know that once every few weeks, you need to clean out the dead carcasses of electrocuted insects piled up in a try below. (Sorry, bad visual for the lead sentence on a food blog.) We get a lot of comments on this blog that get zapped by our moderation process and it's time to dump those nasty messages left by our readers. Here's some excerpts of what didn't make it on the site.

"the reek of old mop water and soft drinks and food are ever present"
"dirt-stained door handles that make me cringe to touch after washing"
"the soft serve ice cream is the cheapest, least flavorful crap ever"
"I've witnessed an employee use the restroom and leave without washing"
"The other day I went there and the lead barista was a total jackass"
"She completely messed up my drink and gave me that "oh it's one of YOU" people looks"
"I vote for Gayfight donuts"
"The rats...would get into the boxes of bread"
"this place sucks, there is nothing there but a pile of s--- and bones"
"everyone in my party had some major gastrointestinal issues"
"found a slug in my meal...all I got was a free meal, no apology, nothing"
"Horror beyond horror...found a dead cooked cockroach"

Thanks for reading.

15 comments:

Deb said...

Actually, I'd like to know where these places are that people would report things like this.

Anonymous said...

I'd like to know how many of the submittees are disgruntled ex-employees.

Anonymous said...

Personally, I see no reason to delete the majority of those comments, and would have appreciated them being in there.

Amanda said...

well I am glad to know all of my comments have made it on the blog. But those are pretty gross. Kinda makes you wonder.

'laina said...

I agree with Deb.

Tho Gayfight Donuts made me lol.

Lisa Anne said...

I understand the removal of the comments containing swearing, but it makes me curious to know if the other negative comments wouldn't have be relevant or constructive to the restaurants being reviewed.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, if someone found a slug or a cockraoch in their meal I'd really like to know about it so I never go that restaurant!

Anonymous said...

I dunno, maybe I'm confused, but I think those comments ended up being posted after all . . .

Anonymous said...

seriously- some of those must be fake! a slug? Cringing? dead cooked cockroach?

Anonymous said...

I don't understand why the majority of those comments were deleted. Is this blog only for favorable reviews of restaurants? I also like to know where to avoid, particularly if it's a safety/sanitary issue. I am glad to now know that the reviews on this blog have been stripped of any negative feedback.

Anonymous said...

"Gayfight" Donuts - what makes that funny?

If you all ready deflected these postings, why bother posting them at all!

'laina said...

"Gayfight" Donuts - what makes that funny?"

Because it's childish and politically incorrect, and it wasn't derogatorily said. God forbid anyone laugh anymore.

Anonymous said...

I would love to have read those comments as well as all the comments sure to come - that's what makes a blog a blog - is that sometimes you get colorful, interesting things said on it or from the people responding to something said....

Anonymous said...

When a person can post anonymously, I think the owner of the blog has a right to omit comments.

I'm not sure why some posts about cleanliness were removed since it seems that I've seen other comments about cleanliness on here. Maybe it was the context in which the statements were made.

By the way, large restaurant review sites like Citysearch delete posts about rats, roaches, etc.

Anonymous said...

I also don't understand why some of these would be rejected, unless you want people to go eat at some nasty place.

I'm sure they'll be real happy they came here to read only positive good hearted things to say about a restaurant that is really awful.

Nice to know the "mods" don't believe in free speech, nor helping people!