: "When a monk sent a message to someone who's /declined them, CB would respond with a comment along the lines of Footpad declined your message
This should be optional, in my opinion. Such a message
communicates to a troll the state of your settings, and
there is no sense giving them even small advantages.
One of the good things about /ignore is that it keeps
malicious users guessing; they must listen carefully for
clues to see who's ignoring them and who's lurking. If
there were a way to verify users' settings, a troll
would know who not to bother with, and which people
who didn't respond to him were actually listening. This
would allow him to concentrate his efforts. He could also
know when people changed their settings, and try to
Okay... so this is getting a little paranoid about
chatterbox security. :-) Nevertheless, this sort of
choice does have tangible consequences.
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