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Farnsworth introduced John Smith in Killfile (William Morrow, 2016), and his second outing is every bit as good as the debut novel.
One other tool that's typically available sometimes goes by the blunt name of "killfile." When you killfile another participant, their posts are invisible to you.
And by all means, add the subject line to your killfile! You may not be able to put a stake through the heart of a hoax, but you don't have to invite it into your place of business.