I had to look up Pear of Anguish too. There's certain knowledge we're just fine without. Pretty good nickname for Chowhound, though!
I was clearly on the CH fecal roster for repeatedly suggesting the removal of the Q/A format and replying to newbie posts there by recommending they ask to have their Q deleted, then re-post as a discussion. Early in June, a newbie posted to an extant thread on favorite food movies to praise a family member's contribution to a TV cooking show. I flagged it (twice, if memory serves) for moving to any of the several threads about that series, but after several days if was still there. I then posted, welcoming the newbie to CH, congratulating her relative, then pointing out that it was a movie thread but that there were several other threads about the TV show. I got a prompt e-mail wrist-slap (beginning with "Hi there"), telling me to flag but not tell other posters where to post (I hadn't *told* her, just suggested the appropriate place for her comments.). I e-mailed back, to point out that "Hi there" is a dismissive way to start a message, and to say that if they really thought a post about TV belongs on a film thread, I quit. (It really was the last straw.) In response to that, I received the following:
“We are aware that we’ve requested you on different occasions to please abide by the guidelines which unfortunately you’ve failed to do so. Unfortunately, because of your latest behavior we had to suspend your account.
We really want to give you another chance, but we won’t be able to do so if we don’t see a commitment from you to follow the rules. Please think about it and give us an answer on or after June 23rd. If you agree to abide by the guidelines, we will reactivate your account.”
Marssy’s execrable writing abilities aside, I had already told them I was quitting. Apparently her reading comprehension grades aren’t stellar, either.