Author Topic: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?  (Read 2781 times)

Offline d0dja

Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« on: March 15, 2016, 04:45:01 PM »
Hi mods ... this has been an issue for a couple of years. It is real.

When I'm travelling overseas, depending on network and device, I frequently get the "you've been banned, this is not set to expire".

Made me miss some cheap AM Bronzes I've been waiting for all my life.  :angrywife:

Assuming some kind of over-sensitive IP range blocking... I know a bunch of others have had same problem.


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Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2016, 06:31:45 PM »
You need to PM the IP addresses you were using, then we can have a look at it.

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Offline d0dja

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2016, 12:44:55 PM »
It's a bug, not a feature, as they say.

If it was a security mechanism, why would it say "d0dja you've been banned from using this forum. This ban is not set to expire!".

Note username. Banned. Not blocked because you're somewhere weird.

On my phone I'm still "banned" (this is a first... normally it sorts itself out). IP 41.13.4.169. It worked sometimes while overseas, but also got banned message when I was on  51.254.166.1 and 202.155.216.78.

Wiped browsing history, and can now get in.

So a mixture of cookie and IP going haywire. Poss.





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Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2016, 05:49:15 PM »
Clearing the browser cache seems to solve the problem in most cases.


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Offline EXTACI

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2016, 09:46:49 PM »
Hi mods ... this has been an issue for a couple of years. It is real.

When I'm travelling overseas, depending on network and device, I frequently get the "you've been banned, this is not set to expire".

Made me miss some cheap AM Bronzes I've been waiting for all my life.  :angrywife:

Assuming some kind of over-sensitive IP range blocking... I know a bunch of others have had same problem.

I had the same problem .Just overseas though. I also had this when travel in Africa

Offline Moolz

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2016, 11:17:32 PM »
Any plans of a forum upgrade?

Offline BWS

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2016, 06:59:15 AM »
Any plans of a forum upgrade?

Being planned
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Offline Rotten Johnny

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2016, 07:55:22 AM »
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Free your mind...and your ass will follow.

Offline BWS

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2016, 08:09:24 AM »
In the word : Scent, is it the S or the C that is silent?

Offline Rotten Johnny

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2016, 08:10:54 AM »
Well not by me, no  :point:
Eric then???
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In the word : Scent, is it the S or the C that is silent?

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Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2016, 12:46:25 PM »
I thought I would be logging on to the new forum already...  :whistler:


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Offline BWS

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2016, 01:01:16 PM »
I thought I would be logging on to the new forum already...  :whistler:


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Offline Andrew

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2016, 03:50:51 PM »
It's here: www.boobies.com

How...How do you find these sites?!
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Offline BWS

Re: Can we please fix the "you've been banned" error?
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2016, 06:55:38 AM »
How...How do you find these sites?!

That was actually a complete accident, following a chirp in the Admins section I randomly types booboies dot com :ROFLMAO:
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