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bnst
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Banned from TCEC chat

Post by bnst » Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:25 pm

I rarely write anything there and now see that I have been banned permanently. Is this some kind of reversion to Soviet Union and Stalin system ?

No warning about possible wrongdoing, no explanation - just banned.
Must be som 14 year old who finally got some power to abuse.

Regards
anst

Henk
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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by Henk » Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:05 pm

I remember one of my comments there had also been banned. Can't even remember what it was about. So unimportant it was what I wrote. They are much too strict there.

styx
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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by styx » Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:13 pm

Maybe it was a Bot who auto-banned you. In the TCEC Chat you have to be really, really careful what you say.

I was permanently banned for using the word "butthurt" back then when they still had the chatwing system. But it was no moderator, it was a script that banned me. No warning or explanation either.

Don't be angry. It won't change a single thing. Play by their rules or don't use the service. Just register a new account and watch you language.

bnst
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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by bnst » Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:26 pm

Thanks for the information.
Obviously free speech is not important on Twitch.
It seems all kind of harassment and dictatorial behaviour is OK for the administrators.

I wrote a complaint to Twitch but I don't think that will help.
I have decided never to use Twitch again and will encourage everybody else to do the same.

Best regards
Andreas

bnst
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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by bnst » Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:30 pm

This is clearly a haven for immature mini dictators.
I have decided never to use Twitch again and will recommend others to do the same.
I did a search on Google about Twitch and learned that there are a lot of problems with it that are not adressed.

Best regards
Andreas

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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by syzygy » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:11 pm

bnst wrote:I rarely write anything there and now see that I have been banned permanently. Is this some kind of reversion to Soviet Union and Stalin system ?

No warning about possible wrongdoing, no explanation - just banned.
Must be som 14 year old who finally got some power to abuse.

Regards
anst
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whereagles
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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by whereagles » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:35 pm

but did you write anything offensive andreas? if not, it must be some error

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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by Dann Corbit » Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:08 pm

whereagles wrote:but did you write anything offensive andreas? if not, it must be some error
I wrote about my Maine coon cat "Brownie" and got censored for that. Apparently, there is some double meaning or something.

So you do not have to intentionally write something bad. It can be construed that way by the automatic chat rules in place.
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But sharing ideas is an even greater virtue. We have another word for this. It is called teaching.

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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by Leo » Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:04 pm

bnst wrote:I rarely write anything there and now see that I have been banned permanently. Is this some kind of reversion to Soviet Union and Stalin system ?

No warning about possible wrongdoing, no explanation - just banned.
Must be som 14 year old who finally got some power to abuse.

Regards
anst
You rarely write anything here also.
Advanced Micro Devices fan.

Leo
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Re: Banned from TCEC chat

Post by Leo » Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:07 pm

bnst wrote:I rarely write anything there and now see that I have been banned permanently. Is this some kind of reversion to Soviet Union and Stalin system ?

No warning about possible wrongdoing, no explanation - just banned.
Must be som 14 year old who finally got some power to abuse.

Regards
anst
If this was a reversion to Stalin's system you would be dead or on your way to being there. On his personal orders.
Advanced Micro Devices fan.

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