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Postby PraiseTheGenius » Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:41 am

Hey, so I was banned recently for leaving and I wanted to know what y’all thought about the verdict. I had to go and eat dinner, so I couldn’t say no to my parents, so I had 1 of 3 choices.

1. Leave and tell lobby I was sorry (This is what I did, and I got banned)
2. Go AFK and cross my fingers (reportable offense)
3. Ignore parents (would’ve worked for about 5 seconds)

Can you help me so next time I don’t get banned? Thanks.
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Re: I was banned

Postby Joacgroso » Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:08 am

The right answer is "don't start playing if you are about to have dinner". You have to choose when to play responsibly, and this goes for any multiplayer game. Also, you were only banned because you already had 3 guilty reports.
I still hope one day the game will have private lobbies. They would really help.
Also, please nerf vampire hunters.
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Re: I was banned

Postby Hagg1s » Sun Oct 24, 2021 1:42 pm

PraiseTheGenius wrote:Hey, so I was banned recently for leaving

PraiseTheGenius wrote:Can you help me so next time I don’t get banned? Thanks.


Don't leave.

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Re: I was banned

Postby PraiseTheGenius » Sun Oct 24, 2021 6:20 pm

Jo, I had no way to know when he was getting back (he’d been gone for 2 hours at the store)

Hagg1s, you mean going AFK? That doesn’t seem right to me.
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Re: I was banned

Postby Hagg1s » Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:12 pm

PraiseTheGenius wrote:Hagg1s, you mean going AFK? That doesn’t seem right to me.


Don't leave =/= go AFK. You got banned for leaving, not for going AFK. So don't leave and don't go AFK.
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Re: I was banned

Postby genericusername1231 » Sun Oct 31, 2021 8:25 pm

Personally, I'd say that this ban was pretty unreasonable. Has BMG themselves not reiterated countless times over that players leaving irregularly and without warning will not be punished as it will be assumed that some connection error was at fault? I would interpret this as an implication that leaving for gameplay reasons is the behavior that BMG would like to forbid; i.e, leaving out of frustration or in order to spite other players in the game. Very little can be said to seperate the act of leaving an ongoing match because your connection flickered and leaving one because of some pressing external circumstance irl.

>You have to choose when to play responsibly, and this goes for any multiplayer game.
This rationale is a bit ridiculous - are we to seriously expect that all should be able to predict, with perfect accuracy, every event that could force them off of a multiplayer game within the next twenty minutes every time they join a lobby? I say "with perfect accuracy" as Trialbot lists the report in question as their first guilty offense for leaving in their history of 567 games; there clearly is absolutely no history of abandoning matches that one may speak of, and yet they were suspended nonetheless.

OP, if you would like to return to the game and if the trial admins still do insist on being unreasonable with their leaving enforcement, I suggest that you simply exit the game without saying anything if ever you do have to leave while alive. While announcing your reason for going is the more courteous option, trial staff seem to consider it tantamount to stating "I'm leaving because I don't like to play godfather, ok bye".
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Re: I was banned

Postby Joacgroso » Mon Nov 01, 2021 7:37 am

Leaving is against the rules, but it usually isn't punished because it's very hard to prove. The OP said he was going AFK, so he was punished.

genericusername1231 wrote:>You have to choose when to play responsibly, and this goes for any multiplayer game.
This rationale is a bit ridiculous - are we to seriously expect that all should be able to predict, with perfect accuracy, every event that could force them off of a multiplayer game within the next twenty minutes every time they join a lobby? I say "with perfect accuracy" as Trialbot lists the report in question as their first guilty offense for leaving in their history of 567 games; there clearly is absolutely no history of abandoning matches that one may speak of, and yet they were suspended nonetheless.

It's not that hard to predict when you are going to have dinner. That's not a valid excuse. Of course sometimes irl things happen that force you to leave, but having dinner is not one of them.
I still hope one day the game will have private lobbies. They would really help.
Also, please nerf vampire hunters.
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Re: I was banned

Postby Descender » Mon Nov 01, 2021 12:25 pm

Joacgroso wrote:Leaving is against the rules, but it usually isn't punished because it's very hard to prove. The OP said he was going AFK, so he was punished.

genericusername1231 wrote:>You have to choose when to play responsibly, and this goes for any multiplayer game.
This rationale is a bit ridiculous - are we to seriously expect that all should be able to predict, with perfect accuracy, every event that could force them off of a multiplayer game within the next twenty minutes every time they join a lobby? I say "with perfect accuracy" as Trialbot lists the report in question as their first guilty offense for leaving in their history of 567 games; there clearly is absolutely no history of abandoning matches that one may speak of, and yet they were suspended nonetheless.

It's not that hard to predict when you are going to have dinner. That's not a valid excuse. Of course sometimes irl things happen that force you to leave, but having dinner is not one of them.

this used to be exceptioned
it is against the rules, but that doesnt mean it deserves a punishment
what changed
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Re: I was banned

Postby Joacgroso » Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:05 pm

I mean, rules did change when the game went p2p. I don't really know about exceptions, personally I think they are stupid, specially since mods claim this is a "community driven" system. In any case, perhaps the judges changed. This is all subjective.
I still hope one day the game will have private lobbies. They would really help.
Also, please nerf vampire hunters.
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Re: I was banned

Postby PraiseTheGenius » Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:40 pm

Where do I go to appeal an incorrect ban?
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Re: I was banned

Postby Flavorable » Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:02 pm

PraiseTheGenius wrote:Where do I go to appeal an incorrect ban?


Nowhere. It's not an incorrect ban, hence your appeal being denied.

Case closed.
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Re: I was banned

Postby PraiseTheGenius » Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:09 pm

I swear there was a place where I could appeal a decision. I guess y’all took that away?
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Re: I was banned

Postby Hagg1s » Tue Nov 02, 2021 9:42 am

PraiseTheGenius wrote:I swear there was a place where I could appeal a decision. I guess y’all took that away?


Your reading comprehension skills are equally as good as your following TOS rules skills.

https://imgur.com/a/PFnhW1V
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Re: I was banned

Postby EqsyLootz » Tue Nov 02, 2021 6:44 pm

Hagg1s wrote:
PraiseTheGenius wrote:I swear there was a place where I could appeal a decision. I guess y’all took that away?


Your reading comprehension skills are equally as good as your following TOS rules skills.

https://imgur.com/a/PFnhW1V


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Re: I was banned

Postby Hagg1s » Sat Nov 06, 2021 8:51 am

EqsyLootz wrote:
Hagg1s wrote:
PraiseTheGenius wrote:I swear there was a place where I could appeal a decision. I guess y’all took that away?


Your reading comprehension skills are equally as good as your following TOS rules skills.

https://imgur.com/a/PFnhW1V


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This rocket surgeon literally appealed 6 days before he posted this thread.
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