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  1. 20 Jan '07 03:21
    What happens to the games of players that are banned from the site... It puts up this little red icon and says player is banned... please wait................
    How long do you have to wait? The gamed timed out days ago.....
  2. 20 Jan '07 04:03 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by saywhat
    What happens to the games of players that are banned from the site... It puts up this little red icon and says player is banned... please wait................
    How long do you have to wait? The gamed timed out days ago.....
    It took about 3 days with the ones I was playing but I've heard it CAN take weeks. After a week I would be inclined to "send feedback"

    Eventually they will be awarded as a win but there is no rating adjustment for unfinished games against banned players. [including timeouts of course]
  3. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    21 Jan '07 16:27
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    It took about 3 days with the ones I was playing but I've heard it CAN take weeks. After a week I would be inclined to "send feedback"

    Eventually they will be awarded as a win but there is no rating adjustment for unfinished games against banned players. [including timeouts of course]
    So, it works out like the game never happened. Nothing gained nothing lost.
  4. 21 Jan '07 16:36
    Originally posted by Very Rusty
    So, it works out like the game never happened. Nothing gained nothing lost.
    It still counts as a win, which is important if it's a clan, clan league, tournament or siege game.
  5. 21 Jan '07 17:32
    I would think you should get the points as well, especially if you have a commanding lead in the game as I do.... seems you purposely get yourself banned just long enough to avoid losing points in games with no hope, then get unbanned and start over....
  6. 21 Jan '07 19:44
    Originally posted by saywhat
    I would think you should get the points as well, especially if you have a commanding lead in the game as I do.... seems you purposely get yourself banned just long enough to avoid losing points in games with no hope, then get unbanned and start over....
    How would you go about getting unbanned?
  7. 21 Jan '07 20:26
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    "Please, Russ, you must understand that I only used an engine because I was losing in some games and wanted to get banned so that I wouldn't lose rating points! Can you please unban me now?"
  8. 21 Jan '07 21:04
    rectify whatever policy break that caused you to be banned in the first place.. why else would they tell you to wait ... that is my take on it...
  9. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    21 Jan '07 23:06
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    If they were to change their Internet Service Provider, how would they be tracked?....Perhaps it is possible to come back?
  10. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    21 Jan '07 23:15
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    My mistake, I thought someone said you couldn't come back...Must have mis-read that!!
  11. 21 Jan '07 23:18
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    It seems that two or three players who had been banned for 3(a) were reinstated (presumably because they could show they were innocent), but I believe that happened before the games were resigned. I absolutely don't see how you could use this to your own advantage. You would somehow have to raise suspicion exactly at the right time, to the degree that the administrators decide to ban you from the site (a decision they don't make lightly), and then be able to prove that you are innocent, but not too early. Not a very likely scenario.
  12. Standard member Mathurine
    sorozatgyilkos
    23 Jan '07 13:43
    Originally posted by Nordlys
    "Please, Russ, you must understand that I only used an engine because I was losing in some games and wanted to get banned so that I wouldn't lose rating points! Can you please unban me now?"
    veldig morsom !
  13. 23 Jan '07 21:13
    If the site has no intention of restating them, then why must we WAIT.. Please wait for WHAT..... This game is now on day #10 from the timeout point and STILL says PLEASE WAIT....
  14. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    23 Jan '07 21:23
    Originally posted by saywhat
    If the site has no intention of restating them, then why must we WAIT.. Please wait for WHAT..... This game is now on day #10 from the timeout point and STILL says PLEASE WAIT....
    Why it takes so long, no one knows. Have you tried using 'send feedback' bottom of every page here... ask them nice when this might be sorted out so you can have your games back?

    Can't hurt to ask.

    P-
  15. Subscriber KingDavid403
    King David
    23 Jan '07 23:32 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by saywhat
    If the site has no intention of restating them, then why must we WAIT.. Please wait for WHAT..... This game is now on day #10 from the timeout point and STILL says PLEASE WAIT....
    You have to send feedback on the bottom of the page. And explain to them NICELY that you are still waiting for the games to be cleared up and give them the name of the player and the game id numbers.

    This happened to a member of our clan once also. They waited 3 weeks or so until they sent feedback. And within 15 minnute of them writing in the games were cleared up. I think RHP staff gets back logged sometimes with banned players and all their games to deal with. and I think sometimes a banned player and their active games will get lost in the shuffle of everything being cleared up. So you have to remind them. After you remind them NICELY I'm sure the games will be cleared up pretty quickly.