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MakkyBrown

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Login "Banned" Error
« on: August 09, 2019, 11:24:32 PM »
Hi All,
I was just banned again.  ;D So if it happens to you when you try and login. Delete all stored cookies for the forum and restart your browser. This fixed it for me with firefox.
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Re: Login "Banned" Error
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2019, 06:13:16 AM »
Hi MB,


You must be a naughty boy if you keep getting banned! I've never been banned!


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Re: Login "Banned" Error
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2019, 02:41:04 PM »
Hi All,
I was just banned again.  ;D So if it happens to you when you try and login. Delete all stored cookies for the forum and restart your browser. This fixed it for me with firefox.
CheersMB
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Re: Login "Banned" Error
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2019, 11:10:51 PM »
Might be something to do with ip addresses or firefox ad-ons triggering forum security. Bit of a surprise first time it happened.MB
« Last Edit: August 13, 2019, 08:28:27 PM by MakkyBrown »

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Re: Login "Banned" Error
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2019, 12:13:24 PM »
Might be something to do with ip addresses or firefox ad-ons triggering forum security. Big of a surprise first time it happened.MB


That is likely.  We use a spam filtering software on the forum to try and reduce the flood of spam but it hooks into a database where suspicious ip addresses are flagged and this can sometimes cause false positive reports.  Anyone who is affected by this and where a refresh and clear cache does not work - please email us at our aussie sapphire address with your email address or username and I will manually delete the ban.

It is inconvenient when people are caught up in this but without the software, the forum becomes completely unusable because of spam so it is a trade-off.  We will always delete a wrongly imposed ban for proper members.

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