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Topic # 98799 6-Mar-2012 16:12 Send private message

Boss, how about a new page called banlist.asp which lists the last 50 banned users in desc order with a brief description of why they were banned.

Then banned user's profile link could direct to this page instead of to nowhere/home page as is does currently:

Reason:
For entertainment purposes and also every now and then you see a "inactive user" and you wonder what happened to that guy... 

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Reply # 591344 6-Mar-2012 16:46 Send private message

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  Reply # 591348 6-Mar-2012 17:06 Send private message

Ragnor: Boss, how about a new page called banlist.asp which lists the last 50 banned users in desc order with a brief description of why they were banned.

Then banned user's profile link could direct to this page instead of to nowhere/home page as is does currently:

Reason:
For entertainment purposes and also every now and then you see a "inactive user" and you wonder what happened to that guy...?


Possible privacy issues?

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  Reply # 591350 6-Mar-2012 17:12 Send private message

actualy i would love this, i always wonder what happened to those poor inactive souls




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  Reply # 591351 6-Mar-2012 17:14 Send private message

Was just thinking... wouldn't it be funny if we got banned for suggesting and supporting it!

We could be the first on the list! Ha ha

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  Reply # 591353 6-Mar-2012 17:17 Send private message

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  Reply # 591383 6-Mar-2012 18:33 Send private message

keewee01: Was just thinking... wouldn't it be funny if we got banned for suggesting and supporting it!

We could be the first on the list! Ha ha


Ooo look, some volunteers Tongue Out
 




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  Reply # 591390 6-Mar-2012 19:11 Send private message

I would also like to see something like this... Would be pretty cool :)




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  Reply # 591402 6-Mar-2012 19:46 Send private message

Why not go all out and include a scoring / ranking system also....... include categories such as:

Most banned / worst repeat offender

Most bans to their credit (for the mods...)




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  Reply # 591408 6-Mar-2012 19:52 Send private message

We can list banned users - nothing wrong, since the status is already there in the forum pages, but the reasons... That might be a step too much.

You will find A LOT of banned users that you never seen before, because our mods are very quick to remove posts from people spamming the forums (not that we have many, since we block some countries well known for their spammers base).





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  Reply # 591505 7-Mar-2012 09:02 Send private message

Do you ban the account or the IP?

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  Reply # 591509 7-Mar-2012 09:09 Send private message

Hey Ragnor, you wondering where Networkn went also :)

EDIT: By the way I reckon its a great idea, save me trying to find the last inflammatory post that broke the camels back as it were.

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  Reply # 591516 7-Mar-2012 09:22 Send private message

That user is on a temporary ban - unban will happen this weekend.

We don't have a distinction between temporary and permanent ban when showing user's status, and since a temporary ban is a low occurrence then I won't be putting much effort into creating a new automated framework just for that.





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  Reply # 591517 7-Mar-2012 09:24 Send private message

Thanks MF, was wondering why another user who copped a ban turned back up again, I assumed money had changed hands (there's another idea ;)

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  Reply # 591519 7-Mar-2012 09:26 Send private message

Pay per unban - price is higher is roaming.




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  Reply # 591914 7-Mar-2012 19:20 Send private message

kiwitrc: Hey Ragnor, you wondering where Networkn went also :)

EDIT: By the way I reckon its a great idea, save me trying to find the last inflammatory post that broke the camels back as it were.


did you find it? i have been searching since last night Tongue Out 





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