Suggestion When somebody gets banned all PMs they start should be deleted.

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Feeling it!, May 28, 2016.

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  1. Feeling it!
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    We had a troll this morning that posted graphics PMs to alot of people and was banned and I could STILL view the PM and I warned people about it and they STILL saw it before my warning.
     
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    Just leave the conversation permanently then?
     
  3. NutymcNuty

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    ya but there are kids/15 year olds autismo's that are on this page.
     
  4. Voxel

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    I don't understand how that's relevant.
    Could you explain that a bit more?
     
  5. Tomato Hentai

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    actually north korea. please send help
    Seeing what was in the PM from another person who got it, I wouldn't even wanna open the PM again to try and leave.
     
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  6. NutymcNuty

    NutymcNuty GBATemp's Autismo

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    i mean like i do stupid stuff with what i see on the internet, and my friends blame me because of my autism.
     
  7. Arithmatics

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    I'm assuming that it's because these kids aren't as tech savvy/need to be protected from dirty things on the internet and we can do that by auto-deleting PMs from banned people eventhough in hindsight sometimes there are useful PMs out there which should be preserved EVEN IF/WHEN the original PM-er gets banned for a mistake later in the future.
     
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  8. Feeling it!
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    You have no idea what we all went through this morning since we are more advanced members........some guy posted pictures of dead people on everyone's PM lists.

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    thats my point. ^_^
     
  9. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Irish ex captain

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    Sometimes when people get banned the contents of their pms can still be valuable to others in the conversations. Also sometimes banned members get unbanned in the future, so no we wont be doing that.
     
  10. Feeling it!
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    if they got frozen and un viewable until he was un-banned then yeah.

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    oh p1ng pong has spoken.
    alright I understand sir You can delete this if you want to.
     
  11. Minox

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    When banning someone spamming there is an option to remove all PMs. It's just that it's not checked by default so people dealing with such spam needs to make sure it's checked.
     
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  12. Arithmatics

    Arithmatics I'll be holding on to you. ;}

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    Dead people? why don't I have any? :( I want to see too.
     
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  13. Feeling it!
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    I did not know this thank you.
     
  14. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Irish ex captain

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    I actually know about the incident you are talking about. When mods ban an account with the spambot button there is an option to delete all the PMs someone sent out already that is unchecked by default. In the future under similar circumstances it should be used.

    Anyway closed.

    edit: minox beat me to it
     
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