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Comments Policy

▪ Comments that add value to the discussion are welcome.

▪ We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate.

▪ If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention. Simply flag the comment by placing the cursor in the upper right corner of the comment then click on the flag that appears, or send an email to support@gringopost.com.


▪ Please include in your email a copy of the comment in question. Because the comments are written and submitted by visitors to the GringoPost website, they in no way represent the opinion of GringoPost.

▪ No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.


▪ We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.

▪ Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed.

▪ Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

  


How to Comment and/or Read Post's Comments

At the bottom right of every post you will see a symbol followed sometimes by a number.  It looks like this:  42

The circle with 3 dots is the "comments" symbol.  If there is a number beside it that is the number of existing comments for that post.

Clicking on the symbol will allow you to comment and/or read other comments.


How to Follow or Subscribe for Post Comments Notifications

Anyone can subscribe to individual threads/post comments via email by clicking on the post subject, then scroll down to the footer of the post, click on the subscription link at the bottom of the embedded Disqus comment box. Enter your Email address and hit Enter, and confirmation Email from Disqus with a link to confirm your subscription will be sent to your inbox. Please confirm by clicking on the link. 

1: Click on the Subscribe button

2: Enter your Email address

3: Hit Enter, and check your inbox

If you are a Disqus subscriber, select the post you wish to receive notifications, login to your Disqus account within the post, scroll down to the footer of the comment box, then click on the Subscribe button. it will change its color to green.

Unsubscribe from Comments Notifications

All users (including Guest commenters) can reply to a Disqus notification email with the keyword "unsubscribe" to stop notifications for that specific thread or "unsubscribe all" to be unsubscribed from all Disqus notifications.

Alternatively, Guest commenters can click the "Stop receiving notifications" link at the bottom of an email notification. 


Registering a commenter account

Registering for a commenter account can be beneficial for several reasons. Some of which include tracking comments through a dashboard, managing account notifications, and following other user accounts. Register for a commenter account using one of the following methods:
• Social medial: Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
• Or via Email address and a password only.
After registering through the embed, you'll receive a confirmation email with a link. Click the link to confirm that an account for your email address wasn't created by mistake.

If you delete the confirmation email by accident, you can still log into your account using your email address after requesting a password recovery email.


The registration page says my username is already in use.

Usernames must be unique and can only be registered by one commenter at a time. If you are seeing this message,  it means your desired username is already taken, and you should try registering a different name.

Keep in mind that the same full name can be used by more than one account.

Note that usernames are only for login and moderation purposes, and you have the option to display a different name with your comments after you have finished registering.


Guest Commenting

Guest commenting is an optional feature in Disqus that allows users to comment without creating a Disqus profile.


How is guest commenting different?

Commenting as a guest is different than commenting with a registered Disqus account in two main ways:
1: Neither a Disqus account nor profile will be created using your credentials. This also means all benefits of having a registered account, such as being able to customize your profile, change settings, edit/delete your comments, are not included when commenting as a guest.
 2: Commenting as a guest also means you will not be subscribed to email notifications of new comments, including replies to your comments.

Is guest commenting the same as anonymous commenting?
 

No. Guest commenting is the ability to comment without registration. You may do so anonymously, with a pseudonym, or with your real identity.

Anonymous or pseudonymous commenting with registration remains available as always.


How do I comment as a guest?

When you write your comment, click on name, you will see an Email field below it, once you finished typing your name and Email, don’t enter a password, simply enable the "I'd rather post as guest" checkbox See screenshot below.


Name and a correct Email address are required. Your credentials will not be used to create a Disqus account or profile, nor will you receive any email notifications.



What happens to my guest comments if I make a Disqus account?

Comments you make as a guest will remain separate from your Disqus account. Guest comments cannot be claimed.