Rhody isn't banned, it's a glitch


by Evo
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Apr5-11, 10:48 AM
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I just want to assure everyone that Rhody has not been banned, it's a glitch caused by an update he tried to make to his profile. We're hoping it will be fixed soon.
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Hmm, sounds fishy to me.

I know you like banning people in chat, but that behaviour should stop there .

Worst cover up attempt ever.
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Apr5-11, 10:58 AM
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Quote Quote by jarednjames View Post
Hmm, sounds fishy to me.

I know you like banning people in chat, but that behaviour should stop there .

Worst cover up attempt ever.
Honestly, I wasn't playing with the ban gun. I was no where near Rhody went it went off.

Really.

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Apr5-11, 11:00 AM
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Rhody isn't banned, it's a glitch


Quote Quote by Evo View Post
Honestly, I wasn't playing with the ban gun. I was no where near Rhody went it went off.

Really.
That's good. It would be a terrible if Rhody was told to hit the road.
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Apr5-11, 11:02 AM
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That's good. It would be a terrible if Rhody was told to hit the road.
At least hope he's wearing his race leathers with the webbed fingers.
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Apr5-11, 11:04 AM
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Quote Quote by Evo View Post
I just want to assure everyone that Rhody has not been banned, it's a glitch caused by an update he tried to make to his profile. We're hoping it will be fixed soon.
I love a good software glitch. It would be interesting to see how that happened.
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Apr5-11, 11:06 AM
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Thanks for letting us know, Evo.
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Apr5-11, 11:59 AM
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I love a good software glitch. It would be interesting to see how that happened.
It is not clear where the problem is, but it is not the first time something like that happens. When you change the email address you have to confirm it clicking on the link that is sent to you. If the email gets lost you end up with a locked account as he did. Sometimes it is just an email that landed in junk folder as filters classified it as a spam.

Looks like it is happening more frequently lately, we are not sure if the problem lies within PF or if it is external.

Could be there is something more in the Rhody's case. We don't know yet.
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Apr5-11, 12:03 PM
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Quote Quote by Borek View Post
It is not clear where the problem is
The problem is Evo being given a ban gun.
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Apr5-11, 12:09 PM
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Does he have a temporary sock puppet?
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Apr5-11, 12:17 PM
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Does he have a temporary sock puppet?
I was just thinking that since this may not be fixed quickly, he should set up a sockpuppet.
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Apr5-11, 12:19 PM
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I was just thinking that since this may not be fixed quickly, he should set up a sockpuppet.
Can you not just unban him or resend the email?

I never see the point in sock puppets for these matters, nobody knows who you are and when your account comes back you lose everything posted with it.
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Apr5-11, 12:25 PM
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Quote Quote by jarednjames View Post
Can you not just unban him or resend the email?
He's not banned, it's that his status is unregistered. Only an admin can reset him and Greg is unavailable and chroot hasn't responded, so we just have to wait for one of them.

If we had the old system of a banned member with a line through his name, he wouldn't have a line, he'd just look greyed out.

I never see the point in sock puppets for these matters, nobody knows who you are and when your account comes back you lose everything posted with it.
I think Rhody. would work as far as being recognized, it would at least let him post so he doesn't feel cut off.
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Apr5-11, 12:26 PM
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I think Rhody. would work as far as being recognized, it would at least let him post so he doesn't feel cut off.
Hmm, going cold turkey could certainly prove problematic.
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Apr5-11, 12:33 PM
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Quote Quote by Borek View Post
It is not clear where the problem is, but it is not the first time something like that happens. When you change the email address you have to confirm it clicking on the link that is sent to you. If the email gets lost you end up with a locked account as he did. Sometimes it is just an email that landed in junk folder as filters classified it as a spam.

Looks like it is happening more frequently lately, we are not sure if the problem lies within PF or if it is external.

Could be there is something more in the Rhody's case. We don't know yet.
That sounds like more of a security feature to keep the accounts from getting hijacked. I'm assuming that the email goes to the old account. Of course that's a problem if your email account changed months ago and you no longer have access to it.
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Apr5-11, 05:27 PM
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Rhody!!
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Apr5-11, 06:05 PM
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From Rhody, where ever his soul may be trapped...

I am not cut off !!! Hehe, you or any mentor can post this and be my virtual sock puppet, that's me thinking outside of the box again, I figure if I annoy you with enough of these "report post" messages Greg will figure a way around the problem, since according to Borek it happens from time to time. Now, someone who reads this, please post it in, "Rhody isn't banned, it's a glitch". Ready, set, go !!! Oh no, now I am banned !!!

Rhody... grrr....
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Apr5-11, 06:11 PM
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I figure if I annoy you with enough of these "report post" messages Greg will figure a way around the problem
This is a risky idea. We already figured out a way around annoying users


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