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Topic # 6051 21-Dec-2005 14:53
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That is no fun I also wanted to have a poke at Zico V. Wannabe Geek baiting should be considered a national sport.

Not fair - paradoxsm and cokemaster got to have a go!

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Reply # 25112 21-Dec-2005 18:51
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Yes, yes... You know the policy here: we have forum usage guidelines, and depending on the severity of the problem caused users can be banned, and if it's really bad IP addresses are banned too.

Even if you posted anything there before the thread was locked, it wouldn't be visible to this specific user anymore...





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Reply # 25127 22-Dec-2005 00:32
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freitasm: ..... and if it's really bad IP addresses are banned too.

Problem with most New Zealand users (with the exception of cable users and a few 'special' connections ) is that they are using non-static IPs... they potentially just need to disconnect and reconnect - giving them a new IP.

You could always ban the range but that would be overboard.




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Reply # 25128 22-Dec-2005 00:39
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Without going too deep into this, I found out it was a static IP address and actually a proxy server - the whole company is now blocked.





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Reply # 25129 22-Dec-2005 00:52
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[evil]Excellent.[/evil]

It wouldn't happen to be related to that poor corporate that we 'geeks who are naked in front of the computer on Friday nights' were 'slagging off' in the other thread?




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Reply # 25167 22-Dec-2005 11:47
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Pity it affects everyone in the company even the honest users thanks to one bad apple. Can you not just block that one acount setup on GZ.

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Reply # 25170 22-Dec-2005 11:57
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I can remove the IP from the block list - the account is already locked. But we need to find out why this kind of stuff happened.

I really, really regret this happening. I didn't know it was a proxy server and would affect many more people. But this person should be in the know - this is not his/her kindergarten to play.

I am out in the CBD now, but will change the IP block list later after lunch.







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Reply # 25172 22-Dec-2005 12:12
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Yes children lets all behave and play nicely in the sand pit

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Reply # 25176 22-Dec-2005 12:21
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Am I the only one that thought Zico's posts were actually pretty funny?



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Reply # 25178 22-Dec-2005 12:31
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I agree I thought they were funny too. I was naked in a darkened room with the curtains shut with only the soft subtle glow from my 19" LCD......

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Reply # 25179 22-Dec-2005 12:35
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Jama what was on the LCD screen at the time

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Reply # 25180 22-Dec-2005 12:47
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i'm curious... what thread is this? who is this Zico V?




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Here's the thread in question.



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Reply # 25185 22-Dec-2005 13:16
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Johnr - Geekzone forums of course

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Reply # 25186 22-Dec-2005 13:18
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Thats why they all say until we see the history



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Reply # 25187 22-Dec-2005 13:23
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What history? Thanks to Internet Sweeper Pro.

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