Why My Post Was Not Approved At Stolen 911

Managing a database of thousands of stolen items since 2007 has taught me one thing for sure.  You can't make everyone happy.  Since I take a personal interest in the integrity of this site, I find myself denying specific posts to go live and sometimes just banning the user permanently.  So you ask, why is my post not approved?  Maybe...

Most of you get what Stolen 911 is all about.  It's a web application that allows people to post information about something that was stolen from them.  Creating this Digital Fingerprint gives the user a simple anchor point where others can find all the information to let them know the item is consider stolen by the user. Did that user make a police report? Let's hope so since it's the only way it will be taken seriously in an attempted recovery.

I encourage users to tell the story of the theft.  It makes the post more compelling and relatable. These type of posts will get shared more on social media, Reddit, Nextdoor, and such. …

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