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How to block a seller on Craigslist?

This single user currently has 543 postings, all basically the same 2 ads. They use keyword spam in the ad body to appear in substantially every Craigslist search I perform. How can I block or mute a ...
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How to find a Craigslist ad URL from the anonymous relay e-mail address?

How can I find the Craigslist post URL from an anonymous email responding to that post? How do I perform a reverse lookup from this information: craigslist has implemented 2-way email relay to help ...
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How can I change a Craiglist post's US state?

I wonder how I can change a Craiglist post's US state. E.g., if I first created a post in the region "SF Bay Area", how can I change it to another region such as "Boston"? When ...
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Is the Craigslist e-mail relay service anonymous?

I posted a gig on Craigslist and want to ensure my anonymity during an e-mail exchange. When replying to [email protected], where foo is a fairly long alphanumeric string, are both e-mail ...
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Is Craigslist '48 hours between posts' limit per category or per item per category?

From the Craigslist FAQ: You may post to one category and in one city, no more than once every 48 hours. If you try to post something similar to an active post of yours on the site, you ...
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How did a Craigslist seller know my name when using the anonymous email system?

I replied to an ad on craigslist. I used my Gmail account to send it to the anonymized craigslist e-mail. The receiver must have seen my real email address because he knew my name even though I didn't ...
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What happens if you try to use the Craigslist semi-anonymous email relay service after six months have passed?

http://www.craigslist.org/about/help/email-relay describes the semi-anonymous email relay service Craigslist runs for its users. That page states: Q: Can I continue to communicate with respondents ...
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How can I search Craigslist for a phrase that includes quotation marks?

I want to search Craigslist for a TV that is not 22 inches or 32 inches and isn't broken, etc. So my query was: tv|television -projection|plasma|apple|broken -22" -32". Here is the actual search. ...
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Filter Out All Posts From Particular Craigslist Users

Certain craigslist users in my area post constantly, legal posts, that I will never be interested in. How do I filter out all posts on craigslist made by a handful of particular real users? They ...
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Craigslist monitoring and notification

I have setup Google Reader with an RSS feed to some specific Craig's List searches so that I can try to get new postings for items I'm looking for quickly. There's two problems with this: Google ...
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Is there a web based Craigslist reader? [closed]

Before you all say "Yeah, Craigslist.com"... I'm looking for a site that takes information/postings from CL, and give you the ability to do more powerful searches, maybe displays preview images, and/...
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If Craigslist can't verify my phone number, does that mean I can't post an ad?

I've been trying to post an ad on CL, but I keep getting Your phone number could not be verified. Please start over with another number errors. I've tried with three different numbers, using free ...
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How do you vertically align images in Craigslist ads?

I know that Craigslist allows for limited HTML and CSS, but I can't figure out how to vertically align images. I've tried the vertical-align style, valign attribute, floating and adding padding.
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How to use the OR modifier with excluded terms in a phrase in a Craigslist search

How do you reformulate the following craigslist search to avoid repeating the word "no" twice (in order to comply with a word limit in searches). -"no pets" -"no dogs" I have tried the following: -(...
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Incorrect phone number on my Craigslist account

Somehow my phone number used on Craigslist has been changed so when I post something for sale, the responder clicks reply and gets an incorrect phone number and thus I don't get any calls. How can I ...
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How do you change your craigslist verification phone number?

A friend of mine uses craigslist, and his phone number recently changed. Now craigslist tries to do the phone verification, but they use the old phone number. Is there any way to change the phone ...
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Why is it that Craigslist doesn't offer a national option for postings

I've used craigslist multiple times for classified listings, for sale and for purchase. If i'm looking for a good or service and am willing to travel across multiple states for the right item, I can'...
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Which colors are supported on Craigslist?

There are 11 that will not render properly in craigslist even though the HEX #'s are getting input properly. They all seem to begin with or include "F". Does anyone have any clue why? Did I miss ...