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Originally posted by TrueAmerican
Like, let's say you have a single post from another competing site linked in your sig. Does that qualify as a no no?
Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
One recently banned popular member who I was friends with confided in me privately through U2U shortly before he was banned that he was concerned about the prior recent banning of another popular member and had heard some chatter that he was considered by some as being a trouble maker and was concerned he too might soon be banned.
However, keep in mind that, in almost all cases, any public display of minor-to-major staff animosity toward problematic members often includes significant "behind the scenes" communications for which most members will never be aware.
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
Significant "under the radar" efforts were made to recruit from ATS... after warnings, post-bans, and full-out account bans, those involved never once inquired as to the reason or how/if they could return to ATS in good standing.
Originally posted by lucentenigma
And how would you know this unless you were reading personal u2u's?
Originally posted by Unlimitedpossibilities
Are you saying that if these members apologized and then asked for permission, then you would allow them their original accounts back?