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    General How Often Do You Ban?

    Demon_skeith Sep 29, 2013

    1. Demon_skeith

      Demon_skeith Chataholic

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      If you run any sites, how often do you find yourselve banning someone?
       
    2. APS

      APS Administrator Staff Member

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      Ban spammers on almost a daily basis.
      Members who have been with us for a while are generally well behaved so can't remember the last 1 banned.
       
    3. robertson123

      robertson123 Regular Chatter

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      I ban mostly bots or spammers sometimes you can't tell the difference as for members hardly but i would say i ban someone every 3 months as i have good security in place
       
    4. APS

      APS Administrator Staff Member

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      I find the easiest way to tell a human spammer from a bot is the length of time it takes to register.
       
    5. Marti

      Marti Super Moderator Staff Member

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      just spammers
       
    6. MsPJ

      MsPJ Ms Biscuit

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      I'm one of the few well behaved yes ? :bounce:
       
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    7. APS

      APS Administrator Staff Member

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      No comment :D
       
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    8. Demon_skeith

      Demon_skeith Chataholic

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      I find myself banning people at least once a month.
       
    9. Spice

      Spice Chat Addict

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      It's been months since I banned anyone aside from spammers.
       
    10. Grungie

      Grungie Raging Alcoholic

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      I don't have that many new people join enough to ban outside of spambots.
       
    11. Smokey

      Smokey Shortie's Teddy Bear <3 Staff Member

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      I only ban when I feel a ban is needed. If someone tries to compromise the integrity of my site then they are getting banned. (Whether it be trolling, spamming or just being downright disrespectful to staff or myself in any manner) I generally ban those who I feel do not belong on my forums because of the issues they have caused.
       
    12. pandaa

      pandaa New Chatter

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      Not very often, if we're not referring to spammers. I've always been pretty laid back, but there are some people on the internet that any reasonable webmaster would ban, and there's not much you can do to change those people.
       
    13. Mike

      Mike New Chatter

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      I only had to ban one 'real' person so far.

      We have no issues what so ever with bots in any case.
       
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