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I really want to know why a person in MIF is banned. Everything needs a reason, especially in banning. MathsIsFun, I suggest this.
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hi julianthemath
The forum has rules. These are to protect other members (especialy young ones) and to maintain the reputation of the site.
Until I became a moderator I didn't have any idea just how many attempts were being made to misuse the site. I asked bobbym to send me a sample of users who were breaking the rules and he sent a small sample from the previous 24 hours, running to hundreds of names. It was quite a shock.
Some just use the site for free adverising something that has nothing to do with math. That will get them banned. More serious are the users who post offensive material. I won't say what the link was, but one of my first bans was a person who had done this and left a link to a most unsuitable site. That's why there are restrictions on new members .... it doesn't totally prevent such misuse, but it does make it harder as the person has to make a number of posts before they can add links etc.
These steps mean that the site is kept suitable for all proper users.
And the moderator imposing the ban has to give a reason. These are not published to the whole forum. Bans can be undone if an mistake is made.
Bob
Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
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Hi julianthemath;
Bob has covered the reasons why members are banned. Regular members are rarely banned.
The number one reason is rudeness to other members and moderators. This is not tolerated. Many warnings are given before any action is taken.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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Wait,how many banned people are there? fot EX:ARB,....
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Hi;
There are not many banned members. Most people come in here to do some math and socialize a bit. You have to be a colossal jerk to get banned.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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Oh.100s of banned people is so scary
The integral of hope is reality.
May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.
He will be sorely missed.
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Yes, that would be scary.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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What I mean is:
I really dont know the rason why people are banned.
Mathaholic  10th most active poster  Maker of the 350,000th post  Person  rrr's classmate
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Hi;
Breaking the rules. Bad behaviour. Not listening to the moderators. Posting advertisements or porn. Calling other members names. That about covers it.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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Oh, I get it now. Thanks anyway!
Mathaholic  10th most active poster  Maker of the 350,000th post  Person  rrr's classmate
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Breaking the rules. Bad behaviour. Not listening to the moderators. Posting advertisements or porn. Calling other members names. That about covers it.
I asked bobbym to send me a sample of users who were breaking the rules and he sent a small sample from the previous 24 hours, running to hundreds of names.
Only those offences are commited by hundreds everyday?
'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.
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Not sure if it is still that bad. MIF took some steps to make an extra restriction.
bobbym will know more.
Bob
Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
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H Agnishom;
Only those offences are commited by hundreds everyday?
The number has been reduced.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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Wait, Isn't the image upload working?
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'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.
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It is not, for now.
Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.
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H Agnishom;
Only those offences are commited by hundreds everyday?
The number has been reduced.
good news re on its way.:):):):):):):):)
The integral of hope is reality.
May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.
He will be sorely missed.
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re? Is he a bad hombre?
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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re? Is he a bad hombre?
re was a typo...
The integral of hope is reality.
May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.
He will be sorely missed.
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Okay, so what is the good news?
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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You know,I feel like adding an extra "rules" page.
The integral of hope is reality.
May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.
He will be sorely missed.
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What would your rules be?
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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H Agnishom;
Only those offences are commited by hundreds everyday?
The number has been reduced.
to 0!
The integral of hope is reality.
May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.
He will be sorely missed.
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What would your rules be?
Make a new rules section
like
Be nice\
No ads
and all that stuff

The integral of hope is reality.
May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.
He will be sorely missed.
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Not quite but it is what I dream about...
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.
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Not quite but it is what I dream about...
...now
The integral of hope is reality.
May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.
He will be sorely missed.
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