Quarantine/Vetting by Admin prior to allowing "Company Is Dead" Threads to go live


I am recommending that Admin / Audiogon Officials  ---  VET any thread that deals with the demise / closing of a business or change of a business, prior to allowing it to go live.

There have been three recent instances, and many more over time, where a member "jumps the gun" and posts information pertaining to a going concern that isn't true nor accurate of what has transpired.

I also suggest: 1) to lock these threads down immediately; 2) to allow members to report via an additional special circumstance "reason" button, until Audiogon driven independent verification can be made.

Can Audiogon Admin offer solutions and guidance regarding these types of posts?  Thank you.
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Showing 1 response by onhwy61

Unless the OP can provide a weblink, a screenshot or an audiofile where the manufacturer or retailer clearly states they are closing down, then all such posts asking the question should be banned.  They serve no real purpose.

If you are having trouble reaching someone, wouldn't if be better to ask a general question in the form of "what's the best way to contact someone at..."?