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    Banned

    My account antel0pe has been banned for no reason.

    "You have been banned for the following reason:
    No reason was specified.
    Date the ban will be lifted: Never"

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    Re: Banned

    Did you give truthful information on your profile?

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    Re: Banned

    You filled in your form with a lot of rubbish. Your IP says you are in Ireland, but you say you're a Korean speaker from Kenya in Germany. Every day we get hundreds of spammers making accounts filled out with this sort of stuff and someone banned you. I have re-opened the account. Please change the information in your profile.

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    Re: Banned

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Every day we get hundreds of spammers making accounts filled out with this sort of stuff and someone banned you.
    It was I, though I did not have access to the information after I had done the deed, i.e., by the time I responded to antel0pe's question. I will continue to ban any Korean speakers from Germany who lie about where they are. 99.9% of such people turn out to be spammers. As for the other 0'1%, they should not be surprised if we distrust people who misrepresent themselves.

    There is no place for lies and misrepresentation, or (spammers, flamers, and other time-wasters) in this forum.
    Last edited by 5jj; 23-Nov-2013 at 14:11. Reason: typos

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    Re: Banned

    It's one of the strange side effects of the web that people can give false information, when they're not being asked for anything personal other than a working email, which can be anonymous, and then think that they have done nothing remotely wrong or suspicious.

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    Re: Banned

    Although I am making off topic, I would not ask somewhere else because the issue.
    5jj verb is disust??
    Or disgust??
    I searched on Google and to my dictionaries, no any mention for disust....

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    Re: Banned

    Quote Originally Posted by Yiagos View Post
    Although I am making off topic, I would not ask somewhere else because the issue.
    5jj verb is disust??
    Or disgust??
    I searched on Google and to my dictionaries, no any mention for disust....
    I am having a bad day for typos.

    I have now corrected the word to 'distrust'.

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