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Players have posted saying they don’t understand why they were suspended for and offensive name or for unacceptable in-game chat. Nearly always, the name or the chat is truly offensive and that is why the account is given a time-out.

Our Support Team does not enjoy blocking people, and does so only when there is a cause.

If you feel the need to complain, please confirm that to this thread. Also, please do not post your offensive name or your crude/unacceptable/racist language in the thread, because that’s just compounding the issue. If you wish to appeal the suspension, file a support ticket. If you want to vent about the suspension, post here (following my requests above, please.)

Thanks for understanding.

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Posted by: Synforce.7351

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After being put in lion arch’s overflow channel, people were having discussions about some countries and who has what better than the other, eventually I mixed in with Belgian having good things except other people that come here get alot of benefits compared to natives. It’s not being racist, it’s stating a fact. After being called a ret*rd and other several things the same person who called me that reported me for being a racist. Now I got a 70 hour ban while he was the one calling names. Too bad I can’t recall his name.

That aside, maybe Anet should look more into the reports, reread the entire chat log before making such decisions based on clearly nothing. If I wanted bad customer support and random flaming I would’ve sticked to WoW.

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Posted by: Loli Ruri.8307

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Now if you had screenshots of your own, you could include them in your appeal ticket. They have chat logs of their own, but screenshots help.

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Posted by: Rand.3186

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Heh. I got banned too, and I’ve never once had a disagreement with anyone. Pretty sure I got banned for saying EDIT TO REMOVE OFFENSIVE COMMENT

I guess someone was offended by it, or more likely, someone was having a bad day and just wanted to report people for whatever.

Sucks to be banned for Christmas Eve + Christmas + Day after christmas. Kinda wish I didn’t buy $20 in gems just the other day.

Edit: Not to mention that this would be my first and only ban in the past 12 years of playing MMOs. (Including; Ultima Online, Ragnarok Online, World of Warcraft, Warhammer Online, Age of Conan, AION, Luna Online, TERA Online, League of Legends… and quite a few I can’t remember…)

Oh well.. Merry Christmas, we’re banned… -_-;

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Well I didn’t expect him to hold his word and actually do it since I didn’t say anything really offensive. And neither was i’m going to report him over something so silly.

And yes well, atleast our families won’t complain, we will actually show up at dinners now :P

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I was banned today as well for saying EDIT TO REMOVE OFFENSIVE COMMENT

Vic Almighty – Guardian | Commander
Almighty Leader of Knights of the Temple [KnT] – Blackgate

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Posted by: Umaxer.5862

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Hello, I was banned today for 74 hours because my bad names Umaxer and Umaxer Cz. So terrible name I know, but ban for so many hours only for that, rly ? I have made ticket but I only let a know how anet police is absurd. Banned only for name…. Why dont you warn me first ?! I want know your opinion about it. Thanks.

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Posted by: CorneliusCoffin.3169

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I just got banned today for saying that hating Germans would be nationalism and not racism. I wasn’t the one who said he hated Germans (I am German in fact), nor did I insult anyone else. Somebody, appearantly took my statement the wrong way, or I don’t know what and I got banned for racism (almost ironically)
It really seems to me like noone looks into these reports.

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I just got banned today for saying that hating Germans would be nationalism and not racism. I wasn’t the one who said he hated Germans (I am German in fact), nor did I insult anyone else. Somebody, appearantly took my statement the wrong way, or I don’t know what and I got banned for racism (almost ironically)
It really seems to me like noone looks into these reports.

If you’re concerned about this — and I understand your point about the confusion — please submit a ticket and explain. The agent can check chat records to see what was said, and by whom.

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Heh. I got banned too, and I’ve never once had a disagreement with anyone. Pretty sure I got banned for saying EDIT TO REMOVE OFFENSIVE COMMENT

I guess someone was offended by it, or more likely, someone was having a bad day and just wanted to report people for whatever.

Sucks to be banned for Christmas Eve + Christmas + Day after christmas. Kinda wish I didn’t buy $20 in gems just the other day.

Edit: Not to mention that this would be my first and only ban in the past 12 years of playing MMOs. (Including; Ultima Online, Ragnarok Online, World of Warcraft, Warhammer Online, Age of Conan, AION, Luna Online, TERA Online, League of Legends… and quite a few I can’t remember…)

Oh well.. Merry Christmas, we’re banned… -_-;

Yes, that is offensive. I don’t know too many games that wouldn’t object to the comment. Sorry if you feel differently, but please use better judgment in the future.

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I was banned today as well for saying EDIT TO REMOVE OFFENSIVE COMMENT

Yead, did you really think it was ok to say what you said? Please don’t post it again.

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Folks — let’s not use this or any other thread to post “I said [this thing] and was suspended for offensive language.” The chances are, if you were suspended, then what you said was offensive. In which case, we don’t want it posted here, right?

If you have legitimate concerns — I mean truly don’t understand why you were suspended — then by all means submit a ticket and discuss with the Support Team. But we’re not going to use the forums as a “Was this really across the line” review point, because most of the time — as in the examples in this thread — there really isn’t a question about the offensive, the comments are merely intended to complaint about standards being upheld.

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Posted by: Rand.3186

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My offensive line would have been censored for anyone that kept their swear filter on. Why give us the option to turn it on or off if we will simply be banned for using any sort of “dirty” word? I rather not delve into the realms of what people find offensive, because in my -12 years of online gaming- I’ve seen people report other people for the most petty of reasons. I’ve kept a pretty clean slate when it comes to gaming, and, in these 12 years, this is the first time I’ve ever been banned.

Secondly, Gaile, I recommend you contact whichever legal department you have that handles your Rules of Conduct, and possibly nudge them towards including a few extra lines in it that say something along the lines of “You are not allowed to refer to any part of your body around your hips or chest in any sort of manner that is even remotely suggestive.”

What I said was something that was ultra rare for me to ever type — usually it’s on voice with several friends and we all joke about things like that. It’s not everyones cup of tea. I get that. I sent in a support ticket yesterday attempting to get the ban lifted, acknowledging it’s something I shouldn’t have said in the open and that I had no idea you guys were so strict and gave zero warnings before proceeding with a ban.

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I was playing with my RL brother when I got banned. You know what we had to do? We had to go play League of Legends together instead. I’m the one that got him into the GW2, along with several other friends that I convinced to purchase the game. I’m still talking friends into getting GW2.

My point here is that there should be some type of warning saying “Hey, what you said isn’t cool. You’ll be banned if it continues.” It’s poor form to ban without any sort of warning whatsoever.

Can you honestly tell me face to face, that you disagree with that? As someone who moderates IRC channels and someone that’s GM’ed a few small private games in the past.. I’ve never just flat out banned someone without talking to them first.

Oh, and as far as what could be done to improve the gaming community in general? Check out League of Legend’s “Tribunal” you might find that interesting.

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My offensive line would have been censored for anyone that kept their swear filter on. Why give us the option to turn it on or off if we will simply be banned for using any sort of “dirty” word? I rather not delve into the realms of what people find offensive, because in my -12 years of online gaming- I’ve seen people report other people for the most petty of reasons. I’ve kept a pretty clean slate when it comes to gaming, and, in these 12 years, this is the first time I’ve ever been banned.

Secondly, Gaile, I recommend you contact whichever legal department you have that handles your Rules of Conduct, and possibly nudge them towards including a few extra lines in it that say something along the lines of “You are not allowed to refer to any part of your body around your hips or chest in any sort of manner that is even remotely suggestive.”

What I said was something that was ultra rare for me to ever type — usually it’s on voice with several friends and we all joke about things like that. It’s not everyones cup of tea. I get that. I sent in a support ticket yesterday attempting to get the ban lifted, acknowledging it’s something I shouldn’t have said in the open and that I had no idea you guys were so strict and gave zero warnings before proceeding with a ban.

Enjoy the $40 I wasted on gems since the 19th. I hope it goes well towards your paychecks. Merry Christmas. I’ll still be banned a day after Christmas. Thanks.

The Name and Word Filter is not a “license to swear” or “permission to offend.” Saying “Just turn on your filter” isn’t that answer, any more than telling parents “Just cover your children’s ears” give you the excuse to swear up a storm in a restaurant. With any private service — restaurant, movie theatre, game server — the owners reserve the right to expect a certain level of behavior. The filter is offered as a means to try to limit offenses, but not as a feature that then presents others with the opportunity for “no holds barred” in the use offensive language.

Lastly, you didn’t refer to a body part in a benign manner. (And we do mention “body parts” in the rules, anyway.) But let’s face it: you used a word that many consider rude, crude, and socially unacceptable. So, no, you can’t say “Use the filter” and you can’t say “Your rules need a legal review.” I suggest you stop while you’re ahead.

I’m sorry that you’re not able to play on Christmas. But I make no apologies for the suspension, because honestly, it was the right thing to do.

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Posted by: Jsvkkie.2037

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I’d like to apologize for making 3 threads on the forum over the last 4 days about my account’s suspension, it has been resolved by GM Kaine a few hours ago, i was using my little brother’s account.

Sorry Gaile for any inconvenience i have caused!

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I’d like to apologize for making 3 threads on the forum over the last 4 days about my account’s suspension, it has been resolved by GM Kaine a few hours ago, i was using my little brother’s account.

Sorry Gaile for any inconvenience i have caused!

S’ok, Jsvkkie. Thanks for your kind apologies, and I was very glad when I heard back from email that the team had sorted this out for you. Happy to help!

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So, no, you can’t say “Use the filter” and you can’t say “Your rules need a legal review.” I suggest you stop while you’re ahead.

Or you’ll what? Is that against the rules too? The implication in that last sentence is rather chilling.

I understand you’ve got a job to do, but try to keep your own conduct professional when talking to your customers. Try not to take things so personally, especially when they’re conveyed in a polite manner, all things considered. You created this thread of merged complaints. It’s rather silly to suggest that someone stop complaining or suggesting something in reaction to that.

EDIT: Removing extremely offensive reference to a common Holocaust term.

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So, no, you can’t say “Use the filter” and you can’t say “Your rules need a legal review.” I suggest you stop while you’re ahead.

Or you’ll what? Is that against the rules too? The implication in that last sentence is rather chilling.

I understand you’ve got a job to do, but try to keep your own conduct professional when talking to your customers. Try not to take things so personally, especially when they’re conveyed in a polite manner, all things considered.

Good heavens! I’m here, on my own time, on Christmas Day, trying to help players. My comment was meant not as a threat, but as a genuine suggestion, like “wear a coat in the rain” or “try this cheese, it’s delicious.” I’m sorry you chose to take it differently.

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Posted by: Aghah.5714

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I can’t log in to see which name got me suspended. I assume “Ned Reck” is the name in question, which I find odd considering Jeff Foxworthy made millions off of the term and there are prime time TV shows which use the term. (ex: Redneck Weddings, … etc.) I had been logging on and playing this toon for over a month with no problems, but get suspended for the 3 days I’m off of work.

Also, being from New Orleans, I am by definition a redneck. Jeesh, what if your name was actually Richard Head, you’d get suspended for using your real-life name?

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I can’t log in to see which name got me suspended. I assume “Ned Reck” is the name in question, which I find odd considering Jeff Foxworthy made millions off of the term and there are prime time TV shows which use the term. (ex: Redneck Weddings, … etc.) I had been logging on and playing this toon for over a month with no problems, but get suspended for the 3 days I’m off of work.

Also, being from New Orleans, I am by definition a redneck. Jeesh, what if your name was actually Richard Head, you’d get suspended for using your real-life name?

Are you sure that’s the name that got blocked? I talked to a few friends a couple of years ago, and while Mr. Foxworthy (who is funny a heck!) has made a living with “red neck” jokes, other folks from the south tell me it’s a little off, a bit rude and insulting. I thought it was perfectly harmless, but eh, I learned something in the conversation. Still, looking at Ned Reck, I’m just sort of surprised that would be flagged. Can you verify that was truly the name?

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@Gryphon: You know, it’s not being “Passive-aggressive” when she tells you exactly what she’s meaning to tell you. Namely in this case, you can’t say these certain things…

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Posted by: Rand.3186

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I’m sorry that you’re not able to play on Christmas. But I make no apologies for the suspension, because honestly, it was the right thing to do.

We happen to slightly disagree when it comes to how to moderate a chat then. I do not pretend that what I said was acceptable to shout out at the top of my lungs in a public place (Theater/Diner/Etc that you mentioned). I’m not saying that at all.

However where exactly do you draw the line? It’s acceptable to ban paying customers without a single warning? Are you looking to lose money?

I’ll be clear here: I’m not going to make that mistake again. I’m not going to bother doing much chatting in GW2 in map chat after this. Why risk my account when some fellow will report me for offending him for nearly any reason imagineable? Don’t say that doesn’t happen. It does. You got a guy from germany in this thread that was banned for just stating an opinion. That’s really messed up. “Ban first. Don’t ask questions. Make them send in a support ticket.” It’s just so easy to click that ban button, I guess.

I don’t really like the fact that you used children as an example, as I don’t feel children should really be playing the game.

GW2, rated T for Teen:

ESRB Rating:
TEEN
Content is generally suitable for ages 13 and up. May contain violence, suggestive themes, crude humor, minimal blood, simulated gambling and/or infrequent use of strong language.

(Plenty of killing players, monsters, humans, goats, destroying sacred areas to specific races/cultures, beating down would-be gods, and basically erradicating an entire spieces of bugs (karka.))

I am totally at fault for strong language and crude humor. My bad.

Edit: I’m not meaning to pick a fight or anything. Honestly, I’m normally levelling right now and having a blast, but for a single “inappropriate remark” I’m banned for a solid 3 days. I do thank you guys for making a truly great game. I’m just venting a bit as you guys sort of snatched up my fun for the next few days.

Edit2: I also didn’t mean your rules needed a -legal- review. I just didn’t see anywhere where it said you’re basically not allowed to say anything at all that could even be remotely suggestive. I must have overlooked it somehow when browsing through the rules of conduct….

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Rand — I understand. The “warning” comes through the Rules of Conduct and the User Agreement, but I’ll certainly grant you that no everyone reads those.

I will say that the chat was reported, and although I haven’t pulled the data, I suspect it was reported more than once. Thanks for acknowledging the chat was not so good. I’ll share your suggestions with the team.

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Gaile: Yeah. Sorry about that. I’m guessing it was hiding somewhere in the User Agreement, then.

Anyhow, sorry to bug you so much on Christmas. Thanks for taking the time to respond.

Merry Christmas, to you and the rest of the team.

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Posted by: Aghah.5714

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I can’t log in to see which name got me suspended. I assume “Ned Reck” is the name in question, which I find odd considering Jeff Foxworthy made millions off of the term and there are prime time TV shows which use the term. (ex: Redneck Weddings, … etc.) I had been logging on and playing this toon for over a month with no problems, but get suspended for the 3 days I’m off of work.

Also, being from New Orleans, I am by definition a redneck. Jeesh, what if your name was actually Richard Head, you’d get suspended for using your real-life name?

Are you sure that’s the name that got blocked? I talked to a few friends a couple of years ago, and while Mr. Foxworthy (who is funny a heck!) has made a living with “red neck” jokes, other folks from the south tell me it’s a little off, a bit rude and insulting. I thought it was perfectly harmless, but eh, I learned something in the conversation. Still, looking at Ned Reck, I’m just sort of surprised that would be flagged. Can you verify that was truly the name?

Not 100% sure if that’s the one, since I can’t log on for another 35hrs. I assumed that it was, since I’ve been logging on with that toon exclusively for almost 2 weeks now. The only other name I can think of is an anagram for lunatic. The toon’s name is Tunalic. And while I see where someone’s mind could wander with that name; it wasn’t my intent.

Again, I’m not even sure if that’s the name in question, I’m just guessing. Is there a way for me to see which one is flagged without logging into the actual game? Thanks.

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Gaile: Yeah. Sorry about that. I’m guessing it was hiding somewhere in the User Agreement, then.

Anyhow, sorry to bug you so much on Christmas. Thanks for taking the time to respond.

Merry Christmas, to you and the rest of the team.

That’s really nice of you. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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Posted by: CorneliusCoffin.3169

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I just got banned today for saying that hating Germans would be nationalism and not racism. I wasn’t the one who said he hated Germans (I am German in fact), nor did I insult anyone else. Somebody, appearantly took my statement the wrong way, or I don’t know what and I got banned for racism (almost ironically)
It really seems to me like noone looks into these reports.

If you’re concerned about this — and I understand your point about the confusion — please submit a ticket and explain. The agent can check chat records to see what was said, and by whom.

Thanks, Gaile, for your quick response.
In fact, I did already file a ticket, but since I’ve only been blocked for three days and know the speed of the German support team, I have little hope that the issue will be resolved, before it solves itself, especially since today is still a holiday (although I’d gladly return here and state that I was wrong.)
My main point in posting in here was to raise awareness for this issue. I do not know about the methods you use for monitoring chat and punishing misbehaviour, but the speed with which I was blocked after making said remarks leaves little doubt that it happened on suspicion. Again, I don’t know about your methods and I might be the unlucky exceptional case, but in case I’m not, you might need to review your methods of filtering abusive chat language and racism.

Merry Christmas to all of you at ANet.

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Posted by: Umaxer.5862

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Hi, I was banned 74 hour for my name Umaxer and Umaxer Cz. Could you tell me what is offensive and bad in my name ? And could you explain why anet ban for so many hours? (In World of Warcraft in official server are milions players what talk vulgary and racist everyday and no one is intrested. And You know why ? You will get crazy if you care so many ppl because these little things. Only let you know What is Anet future…

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Are you kidding me Umaxer? People shouldn’t need a reason to be cordial and kind. GW2 thus far has maintained an incomparably better community most likely because there is a team that cares to moderate and enforce this.

People want to be vulgar? Go do it somewhere where people won’t be offended. Hell, go out in public somewhere and maybe the random guy next to you will give you a black eye. Hiding behind the safety of a computer screen isn’t a free access pass for people to be inconsiderate bigots.

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I have a similar question to Umaxer’s above. I was banned for having an unacceptable name. At the time of creation I thought it was a funny name, not offensive to anyone and kind of fitting with the character. (The character was a hyperactive looking Asura with huge eyes called Cracky Joe.) However, looking through the Rules of Conduct more thoroughly I can see that it was technically in violation.
Obviously I have opened a ticket to hopefully resolve the issue. How quickly are tickets normally addressed/are the staff who deal with tickets working today? (That’s not meant as a snarky comment, I’m just wondering if it’s worth checking on my ticket periodically or if it’s a waste of time as there’s no one to deal with it today.)

I can’t say for sure because I’ve never tried to create a character with a truly offensive name, but if there isn’t a filter stopping people accidently creating ‘offensive’ character names, why not, as I think it’s a bit harsh to ban someone for 72 hours with no prior warning for a character name that they didn’t necessarily realise was in violation of the Rules of Conduct. Obviously they would still need to change the character name, I just think a blanket ban of 72 hours is a bit steep.

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Posted by: Umaxer.5862

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Are you kidding me Umaxer? People shouldn’t need a reason to be cordial and kind. GW2 thus far has maintained an incomparably better community most likely because there is a team that cares to moderate and enforce this.

People want to be vulgar? Go do it somewhere where people won’t be offended. Hell, go out in public somewhere and maybe the random guy next to you will give you a black eye. Hiding behind the safety of a computer screen isn’t a free access pass for people to be inconsiderate bigots.

Yeah they are care about us but I would say too much… Its right ban vulgary and offensive name but this mistakes what they did isnt very fair against me. My name is vulgary and offensive ? Umaxer ? Well its not and I have still ban and my ticket hasnt opened. Same like case with sending golds. Ban for that someone sent golds to his friend. Its looks like these cases solve people what are tired from their job and have bad chrismas because have to work and dont think about who will be banned… Its not their problem huh.

BTW yeah Gaile ignore my posts that is best, you answer everyone except me… nice
You make me merry chrismas without gaming thank you very much.

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She has to sleep at some point.

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Hi I behalf my friend post this thread. He had been ban for sell gold for real world money but he did not, he just help out me for good use. His character name is cherchinnnn.
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Hi GMs can follow up my ticket, 121224-002368. I had been banned for nothing. I really did not break the law in GW2, I do not sell gold for real world money. Please check my case properly, and I really innocent, I just loan my friend gold for better equipments so we can do dungeon more smooth. Pleas check my case and hope can unbanned me asap. Thankyou. ;(

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Haha next… That are proofs anet police dont do their job.

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I’m sorry, but, really… Seriously Anet? I do understand that a name like ‘… Swag’ can be considered offensive because of the first word, but why haven’t I got any warning message while creating my character?

And why is a 3-day suspension necessary? Look at my chat messages, nothing offensive in there, but yeah, my name causes violence according to Anet… So actually being racist and flaming other people is as much of a crime as a POTENTIALLY offensive name. Forcing me to change my name would already have been enough of a punishment. Ridiculousness at its best…

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Posted by: JosephEthan.2617

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I got banned because i’ve made racist comments, yes i understand but what i do not understand is the guy who started throwing racist comments at me was not banned. He provoked me first and i got banned. How it all started was this guy playing music with his choir bell and he comes over and starts scolding and complaining saying that we shouldn’t make noise. how is that fair to me? All i wanted was to enjoy the music and he comes in and spoils everything and best of all i got banned for scolding him back.

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Posted by: Avien.8036

Avien.8036

I got banned because i’ve made racist comments, yes i understand but what i do not understand is the guy who started throwing racist comments at me was not banned. He provoked me first and i got banned. How it all started was this guy playing music with his choir bell and he comes over and starts scolding and complaining saying that we shouldn’t make noise. how is that fair to me? All i wanted was to enjoy the music and he comes in and spoils everything and best of all i got banned for scolding him back.

I feel your pain. My advice is when you get back into the game (if u still want to play this game after such a treatment) is to report every single player for verbal abuse. You can say something stupid and people call u kitten Report them. You keep dying in dungeon, people call u stupid. Report them. You go WvWvW, you died and player jump on your corpse. Report them.

Apparently, that’s how this game works.

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Posted by: Umaxer.5862

Umaxer.5862

Great advice ! Instead that Anet start use logic at cases. We will all start reporting each other like in communist country, next time when you will look bad at me I will report you You are lucky Anet Im not rich because I would like report you at judgment.

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Posted by: Impossibru.3807

Impossibru.3807

Shochinhwa => reported, you said ‘stupid’, that’s not nice. Only words of love and peace in this game. Huehuehuehue

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Posted by: Avien.8036

Avien.8036

Shochinhwa => reported, you said ‘stupid’, that’s not nice. Only words of love and peace in this game. Huehuehuehue

Reported you back for saying ‘stupid’ to me. that’s inappropriate.

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Posted by: simonasiadivorsasefuta.8120

simonasiadivorsasefuta.8120

Ok so u putt me to make ticket i made it passed 24 h already ..my ban is for 72 h….i don’t want to wait because u ban without any proof….i repeat i payed for this game….like the others…u don’t have employersor what….don’t tell me u will solve after 72 h when my ban expired?no i want an explenation…if someone report me for bad language i think he send some print or something…u can;t ban someone without proffs right?? soo the ticket numer number for follow up: #121225-002777..ty best regardes

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Posted by: Avien.8036

Avien.8036

Ok so u putt me to make ticket i made it passed 24 h already ..my ban is for 72 h….i don’t want to wait because u ban without any proof….i repeat i payed for this game….like the others…u don’t have employersor what….don’t tell me u will solve after 72 h when my ban expired?no i want an explenation…if someone report me for bad language i think he send some print or something…u can;t ban someone without proffs right?? soo the ticket numer number for follow up: #121225-002777..ty best regardes

good luck.

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Posted by: simonasiadivorsasefuta.8120

simonasiadivorsasefuta.8120

yeah evem my guild mates told me the same thing…..soo they don’t have capacity to solve something SIMPLE in 72 h….incredibile..

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Posted by: lugnut.7315

lugnut.7315

My account was terminated for something I did not do “botting” but that is not the question. The false accusation is currently under review. Now the question, I just logged into vent to see how guildies are doing and was informed by one of my guild mates that my account was logged in yesterday the 25th for a short period of time. I was under the impression that I was the only one with my password and at no point would an imployee of Anet or NCSoft ever have access to my password. He sent a tell to my toon to welcome me back and then my account promptly logged out. Whats up?

Tried logging in my account is still not active.

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Posted by: Fangz.3269

Fangz.3269

You will be considered logging in if you try to login to check if your acc has been unbanned. You will be logged out once you close the msg i think.

My cousin has been checking on his mistaken botting ban status for 8+ days alrdy. So I see his online and offline prompts almost everyday. Seriously idk why so many ppl are getting banned during christmas. The only relief is that I myself hasnt got it yet lol

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Posted by: ghostitsx.3502

ghostitsx.3502

Players have posted saying they don’t understand why they were suspended for and offensive name or for unacceptable in-game chat. Nearly always, the name or the chat is truly offensive and that is why the account is given a time-out.

Our Support Team does not enjoy blocking people, and does so only when there is a cause.

If you feel the need to complain, please confirm that to this thread. Also, please do not post your offensive name or your crude/unacceptable/racist language in the thread, because that’s just compounding the issue. If you wish to appeal the suspension, file a support ticket. If you want to vent about the suspension, post here (following my requests above, please.)

Thanks for understanding.

I understood now what happened with my account. You were kind enough to follow up for me on the 24th, as I actively troll these forums for updates.

Might I inquire if there is a change for restoration/merge/whatever with my old account since I got a new Serial Key?

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Posted by: Fanum.6598

Fanum.6598

If you don’t want people complaining about “suspensions” then ban appropriately to what was done. Saying “stupid head” shouldnt mean 71hour ban no warning. I’m pretty sure people would take the hint if you guys sent a warning first. AND then your “great” customer service wouldnt have to ignore all those tickets. INSTEAD, you would get GREAT customer support ratings for treating people fair and square.

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Posted by: Kenage Achalarus.4276

Kenage Achalarus.4276

Hello My names Kenage my friend who i know has played Guild wars 1 for a long time and a good friend of mine got banned for tampering with the game I’m posting exactly what he said happened to him and note his account got hacked in November im posting what he told us

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Posted by: Kenage Achalarus.4276

Kenage Achalarus.4276

This is Angel of the Chosen, my account has just been terminated because it says I have been tampering with the game. I have no idea whats happened, but apparently my account is gone for good.
Posted 19 December 2012 – 02:36pm

I am in the process of sending them a letter right now..but I’m afraid my account is gone. :-(
Posted 19 December 2012 – 03:06 PM

Okay, I just hope to get my account back. If it is indeed gone for good, I’m afraid I’ll probably just quit Guild Wars 2 altogether. I’ve had to start all over once before because my account was hacked and I’m not starting all over again. I have sent them a letter, so I’ll have to wait and see what happens. I told them that I’ve played the Original Guild Wars for 7+ years and have never tampered with the game in any way.
Posted 19 December 2012 – 06:29 PM

Yup, I hope so. I got kicked out of my account in the middle of a dungeon earlier today without any prior warning. Have not been able to access the game since.
Posted 19 December 2012 – 08:36 PM

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Posted by: Kenage Achalarus.4276

Kenage Achalarus.4276

I am quite upset, but there’s really nothing I can do now (besides sending in a support ticket). All I can think of is that the hacker that got into my account a while back had modified my game somehow, but I’m not sure. I’m no computer genius so I don’t know how any of that works. Posted 20 December 2012 – 08:07 PM

Okay, I am glad to hear this. It is taking a while longer for Arenanet to respond, so I was getting worried. I did change both my email and GW2 Account password a couple times since the hacking incident. Both passwords are different and contain random letters and numbers. I hope Arenanet can tell that I’m an honest person and that I am not the hacker. Thank you for giving me a little more information and piece of mind. :smile:
Posted 21 December 2012 – 05:53 AM