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This page was last updated on 08/16/2022.
|Dealing with Troublesome Users|
Mute them. Click on the user name, and click the red mute icon. Done! You will no longer see anything they post. (You can always unmute them later!)
Forum members can gain and lose points (a.k.a. "Gold") for various activities. This is an important part of keeping the forums spam-free and annoyance-free (as well as usable in the CSRPG!)
You receive points when:
You lose points when:
As you gain points, you are able to do more on the forums
As you gain points, you are able to do less
Once you are comfortably above 100 points, you can spend spend any excess points on the Chrono Shock RPG.
Forum moderators have some actions they can take to make the forums better.
Suspending a member:
This gives a member a temporary timeout. The member can log in and edit thier profile, but they are unable to post or take other actions (such as rating threads/posts, or voting in polls). Suspensions can last for days or weeks.
Locking a member account:
This is like a permanent suspensions. A locked member account additionally cannot edit any of thier own account info. This is for bots and spammers.
Deleting a member account:
This is only available to admins. This deletes all of a user's posts and personal information.
This forum has advanced spam-prevention features.
If a the spam-detection system determines that a new thread is spam, it will auto-lock it.
If a thread trips the highest level of spam detection (something that is obviously spam), it is deleted rather than being locked.
You can help by disliking spam posts.
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