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How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

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How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

As per subject line, the list of radio buttons you get after clicking on "review violates guidelines" doesn't include "review is more than a year old"

Here they are:

Inappropriate language/content

This person already reviewed this business

Not an original review

Not the traveller’s own experience

Off topic or irrelevant

Promotional or commercial content

Review is not consistent with rating given

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1. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

Off topic or irrelevant

West Grey, Ontario
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2. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

Hi Joe;

Click on "Review is suspicious", then select "Other/None of the above".

A text box will open that you can use to alert TA staff.

Best Regards

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3. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

Joe, use the method RT suggested. That way you can give TA the poster's name and perhaps suggest they research what that poster is saying on the forums. Otherwise, they have no way of knowing if a poster is lying in the review about *when* they visited a destination.

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4. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

I suggested the irrelevant category because date requirements are listed under "What constitutes irrelevant content. "Reviews for trips or customer service experiences must be submitted within a year of experience." https://www.tripadvisorsupport.com/hc/en-us/…

Using this method might have worked for me, members never know what causes a review to be deleted.

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5. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

Joe, use the method RT suggested. That way you can give TA the poster's name and perhaps suggest they research what that poster is saying on the forums. Otherwise, they have no way of knowing if a poster is lying in the review about *when* they visited a destination.

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I can see merit n both but in this case the review itself says something to the effect "visited here two years ago" so I can explain that directly using RTs method.

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6. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

Ps thanks for the replies

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7. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

You're Welcome !

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8. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

I reported reviews which are old by 30 years....(per the reviewer UK forum posts)....had no luck in getting response....in fact the reviewer claims that

" I wrote a note to TA asking what to do as people were not allowed by the limited forms to go back date wise for a trip report more than a short time. The response was put in anything date wise and not worry about it. "

the post is still on the UK forum

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9. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

"had no luck in getting response"

TA will not write back to you on any review you report. They will take a look and delete it or leave it. I once reported one very old review (nothing was said on the review itself but the OP told me by PM that she'd been in that place 5 years prior). The review was removed but I had to ask TA to read the PM.

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10. Re: How to report a review that violates date guidelines?

>> The response was put in anything date wise and not worry about it. <<

I don't for one minute believe that TA staff told a member to do that!

I hope that staff is reading this thread and will contact you for more information about that particular poster, Tilly.