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I think the /ignore feature may be inevitable at some time. Although so far we have only had one case (AFAIK) of spamming from masturbator. It may be possible to wait to see if it becomes a real problem. Of course, there's nothing wrong with just having the functionality. Most users will only use it if it is really necessary. Or to ignore maleteen2000

:-) (sorry, I couldn't help it)

Seriously, one thing that might make the /ignore feature more effective is if the user gets a personal message when someone /ignore's him/her. That alone could be a deterrent, to avoid having all those messages on their screen. Also, if someone chooses to /ignore me, I would like to know.

Another possibility would be to automatically /ban a user if more than a certain number of users /ignore him.

--ZZamboni


In reply to RE: Chatterbox abuse and possible remedies by ZZamboni
in thread Chatterbox abuse and possible remedies by vroom

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