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Questions on "Member Group"


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Jack123

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Questions on "Member Group" :

1 - What is the differntiation between "member" & "senior member"?

2 - What is Member Group: "banned"?

3 - What would cause that stigma?

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1. A member has 5-49 posts and a senior member has 50-99
2. People who were banned from the site for spamming, flaming, or abusing the rules.
3. Dunno what you're talking about there.

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Senior Member: 50-99 posts
Computer Tech: 100-499 posts
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2 - What is Member Group: "banned"?

3 -  What would cause that stigma?

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Admins. are the only people here who can ban someone. For me, I *ONLY* resort to a ban if a member posts p0rn, links to viruses etc (believe me..it's happened), repeatedly breaks rules after being warned (such as discussing illegal "cracks" to programs, etc).

Generally as a rule of thumb, myself and/or the other Admins here will warn someone, via pm or email, about whatever it is they have done. If they become rude and/or abusive, they are banned. Usually though, most people apologize and continue to be productive members of the boards. There is, of course, exceptions to that rule...and those people are banned with NO warning....the ones who join ONLY to spam the boards, post offensive material, etc.

Hope this clears things up! :tazz:
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While I was reading a post . . . .(cannot remember name ). . . I noticed that "Return Name/INFO" had: . . . group: banned . . . .

I was just curious . . . .the post was borderline distasteful/ignorant

I just thought it was odd that if the Poster Group was listed as : "banned" - how the post got thru?? & what is banned? 1/2 banned

Is it possible to user edit the group???? Can you scan posts by group??
or do a search on group names & see if someone has added their own?

Just a concern that I had
Thanks for replying - This Forum is well organized -
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While I was reading a post . . .  .(cannot remember name ). .  . I noticed that "Return Name/INFO" had: . .  . group: banned . . .  .

I was just curious . . .  .the post was borderline  distasteful/ignorant

I just thought it was odd that if the Poster Group was listed as : "banned" - how the post got thru?? & what is banned? 1/2 banned

Is it possible to user edit the group???? Can you scan posts by group??
or do a search on group names & see if someone has added their own?

Just a concern that I had
Thanks for replying - This Forum is well organized -
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The reason you see this is because the user was banned AFTER they had made the post. If someone is banned, their posts are not erased or deleted. The ONLY way we ever delete posts entirely is if they are offensive, abusive, etc. Otherwise, we simply "edit" as need be, and go on from there.

The only people here who can change a members' status, user group, title, etc are the Administrators, and there are only a couple of us. Not even Mods have access to be able to do this, and I assure you that NO "members" have access to the Admin. Control Panel where this type of thing is changed. For instance...you can change your own avatar and signautre....but you can NOT edit your own "member" title.

Hope that helps! :tazz:
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Thanks . . . Makes sense as to why I saw the post . . .I did not pay much attention nor looked at it very long . . . nor considered it useful. .

I just included the comments on that issue, in my initial post on this thread . . .

Thanks - I am satisfied - you can close/complete this thread
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