Friends account banned for spam

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  1. zeroARMY

    zeroARMY [H]ard|Gawd

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    A friend of mine, whom I can vouch for, was banned for spamming. His account was a few years old with around 30 posts, and he made a few posts in rapid succession because he was in hurry to buy something from the Trading forum. He's not a bot and would like his case reviewed.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Orddie

    Orddie 2[H]4U

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    remind him of the rules.

    likely a temp ban verse perm ban. unlikely to be "fixed" until time passes.
     
  3. auntjemima

    auntjemima [H]ardness Supreme

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    This guy is totally legit.

    /Assumedvouch
     
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  4. zeroARMY

    zeroARMY [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yep, I setup my account 16 years ago to seem legit just to make this post.
     
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  5. primetime

    primetime [H]ardness Supreme

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    Why he didnt just pm the seller.....no reason to spam lol..I dont believe any rules forbid anyone from making purchases via pm's
     
  6. zeroARMY

    zeroARMY [H]ard|Gawd

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    You need 100 posts now to PM.
     
  7. Kyle_Bennett

    Kyle_Bennett Editor-in-Chief HardOCP Staff Member

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    Translation: I was going to spam 70 messages to get into FSFT. As per the FSFT rules pinned in the forum.

    Welcome to the For Sale/For Trade Forum.


    The FSFT forum has its own set of specific rules and has a required 100 post minimum to participate. FSFT is for contributing members of HardForum.

    PMs have also been TURNED OFF for new members to prevent scamming of our community members.


    WARNING: Do not spam the forums to reach the required minimum, your posts will be deleted or your account banned outright.
     
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  8. primetime

    primetime [H]ardness Supreme

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    its funny i sold a card on sunday to member with 15 posts...but he did have a very old account;)..thats why i was wondering
     
  9. zeroARMY

    zeroARMY [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yeah, he probably was. However, he regrets doing it now, and promises to be a more productive member of the community going forward. Please let me know if his case can be offered a one-time reprieve or not. If he does it again, permanent ban hammer for sure.
     
  10. TrailRunner

    TrailRunner Limp Gawd

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    If after several years he only had 30 posts, and if that account was indeed perma-banned, and if he did intend to be a productive contributing member… wouldn't it make sense for him to create a new account, and make his productive contributions using that new account, vs asking you to intercede on his behalf to get that old account restored? Just saying…
     
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  11. Kyle_Bennett

    Kyle_Bennett Editor-in-Chief HardOCP Staff Member

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    Nope, he just wants to use our community for FSFT. The rules CLEARLY STATE the penalty for doing what he did. He will not even read the FSFT rules.
     
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  12. zeroARMY

    zeroARMY [H]ard|Gawd

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    Understood, thanks for explaining.
     
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