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    Hello there, what are the differences between blocked User and User blocked? could someone explain to me, thank?

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    User blocked describes the state of being a blocked user

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    Quote Originally Posted by kahhong View Post
    Hello there, what are the differences between blocked User and User blocked? could someone explain to me, thank?
    IMO, blocked user is adjective + noun, and "user blocked" is shorthand for "user is/was blocked".

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    I would use 'user blocked' on a screen to inform someone trying to log on that they couldn't. The list showing all those users, I would title 'blocked users'.

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