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23rd Feb '16 5:07:02 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* You edited a page that's been under EditWar conditions in such a way that looks like you're part of the edit war (this one can even happen to experienced editors).

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* You edited a page that's been under EditWar Administrivia/EditWar conditions in such a way that looks like you're part of the edit war (this one can even happen to experienced editors).



The justification for mistakenly banning people, on the part of site admins, is that it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.

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The justification for mistakenly banning people, on the part of site admins, is that it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, Administrivia/EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.
15th Jan '16 8:11:44 PM Josef5678
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* On Wiki/ThisVeryWiki, your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the Administrivia/TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.

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* On Wiki/ThisVeryWiki, ThisVeryWiki, your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the Administrivia/TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.
15th Jan '16 12:30:11 PM Josef5678
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* On ThisVeryWiki, your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the Administrivia/TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.

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* On ThisVeryWiki, Wiki/ThisVeryWiki, your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the Administrivia/TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.
12th Mar '15 7:23:26 AM BlackMage
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* Your {{Twitter}} or FaceBook consisted solely of [[{{Flog}} what appeared]] [[{{Spammer}} to be advertisements]], you regularly post things the person you added doesn't [[ShockSite want]] [[TooMuchInformation to]] [[AttentionWhore see]], or you [[LoonyFan appear to be]] or [[GossipEvolution have been rumored to be]] a stalker or other threat.

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* Your {{Twitter}} or FaceBook Facebook consisted solely of [[{{Flog}} what appeared]] [[{{Spammer}} to be advertisements]], you regularly post things the person you added doesn't [[ShockSite want]] [[TooMuchInformation to]] [[AttentionWhore see]], or you [[LoonyFan appear to be]] or [[GossipEvolution have been rumored to be]] a stalker or other threat.
3rd Dec '14 9:01:23 AM crazysamaritan
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* On ThisVeryWiki, your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.

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* On ThisVeryWiki, your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the TropeRepairShop Administrivia/TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.
26th Jul '14 3:55:00 PM dannytran1191
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The justification for mistakenly banning people, on the part of website administrators, is that it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.

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The justification for mistakenly banning people, on the part of website administrators, site admins, is that it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.
24th Jul '14 4:02:37 PM dannytran1191
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The justification for this is that it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.

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The justification for this mistakenly banning people, on the part of website administrators, is that it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.
24th Jul '14 3:57:05 PM dannytran1191
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This is a type of being ProperlyParanoid on behalf of the board ownership or the person in most instances, as it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.

''[[ExampleSectionectomy No examples, please.]]'' - this is ''not'' a page made for whining about being banned. We don't want any flame wars, do we?

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This The justification for this is a type of being ProperlyParanoid on behalf of the board ownership or the person in most instances, as that it's far easier to keep out some online users than to deal with them [[{{Troll}} once they've]] [[GarbagePostKid made a]] [[{{Spammer}} mess]]. Related to AstroTurf, EditWar, FandomBerserkButton, FanDumb, FanHater, FlameWar, GarbagePostKid, HateDumb, InternetBackdraft, {{Spammer}}, {{Troll}}, and WikiVandal for the actions that can lead to people actually uninvolved in them being Mistakenly Banned. TheGadfly is someone who is mistaken for {{Troll}} and may be subject to this.

''[[ExampleSectionectomy No examples, please.]]'' - this is ''not'' a page made for whining filing complaints about being banned. We don't want any flame wars, do we?
20th May '14 8:40:38 PM IchigoMontoya
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* You were [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy really]] [[WhatDidIDoLastNight drunk]] or [[MushroomSamba high]] or [[TheMentallyDisturbed having an episode of mental illness]] or [[UsefulNotes/{{Trigger}} triggered]] and got into an argument or otherwise said/posted things that you wouldn't have done sober or well.
* On ThisVeryWiki your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.

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* You were [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy really]] [[WhatDidIDoLastNight drunk]] or drunk]], [[MushroomSamba high]] or high]], [[TheMentallyDisturbed having an episode of mental illness]] or [[UsefulNotes/{{Trigger}} triggered]] and got into an argument or otherwise [[Administrivia/TropingUnderTheInfluence said/posted things that you wouldn't have done sober or well.well]].
* On ThisVeryWiki ThisVeryWiki, your computer is running Net Nanny type software and accidentally made you a BluenoseBowdlerizer, you blank a page (or cut out a large portion of it) rather than direct it to the TropeRepairShop or CutList, or your writing skills are of such low quality that your edits literally cannot be understood or look like txt spk.



A hybrid of both type A and type B is [[CreatorsPet appearing to be]] a SockPuppet or MeatPuppet, especially of a banned user, TheGadfly, or a {{Troll}}.

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A hybrid of both type A and type B is [[CreatorsPet appearing to be]] be a SockPuppet or MeatPuppet, especially of a banned user, TheGadfly, or a {{Troll}}.



(On ThisVeryWiki we have [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=5cma6iojg5o27puhulc24sje the Edit Banned thread]] to handle such situations.)

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(On ThisVeryWiki ThisVeryWiki, we have [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=5cma6iojg5o27puhulc24sje the Edit Banned thread]] to handle such situations.)
21st Mar '14 6:45:49 PM Kadorhal
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* If the site you just registered on invokes a ban, and accepts/expects donations, then it is possibly a rort to fleece users into paying for membership. See AllegedlyFreeGame and 419Scam.

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* If the site you just registered on invokes a ban, and accepts/expects donations, then it is possibly a rort to fleece users into paying for membership. See AllegedlyFreeGame and 419Scam.
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