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.Sam. Group Title

new users/(same person but different account) are abusing the report by spamming on other users and got them suspended for no reason

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  1. .Sam. Group Title
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    maybe if we could set the requirements for reporting other users, only users that have at least 40+ smartscore are entitled for reporting, what do you think?

    • one year ago
  2. .Sam. Group Title
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    and mod needs better tools :P @amistre64 @Preetha

    • one year ago
  3. thomaster Group Title
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    Do people get automatically suspended when an x amount of people send a report abuse? In that case i think it's a good idea to prevent this problem :)

    • one year ago
  4. AngelicDragon Group Title
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    I agree...That seems to be a big problem that needs to be fixed

    • one year ago
  5. .Sam. Group Title
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    @thomaster yes it does

    • one year ago
  6. AravindG Group Title
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    @.Sam. Perhaps you should close this question and talk to Preetha directly .This information might provoke the spammers who didnt know of it .Just my opinion.

    • one year ago
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    The spammers doesn't know there is 'Openstudy Feedback' ;) and I wanted amistre and maybe other mods to look at this as well

    • one year ago
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    @thomaster after three different people report the same person, that person would recieve a community ban. @.Sam. I agree. This is getting out of hand, very fast.

    • one year ago
  9. Compassionate Group Title
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    In order to report someone, your account has to have 50 SmartScore and be registered with OpenStudy for +7 days. Also - mods have good tools. I mean, you don't have the IP Check, which kind of sucks. I think you should get the IP Check tool so you can locate these spammers. :D

    • one year ago
  10. AravindG Group Title
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    @android 3 is not the number

    • one year ago
  11. dumbsearch2 Group Title
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    yep, this is really a problem, they call them "community suspensions"... I think I agree with the 50+ SmartScore idea.

    • one year ago
  12. modphysnoob Group Title
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    Mod does have IP Check

    • one year ago
  13. andriod09 Group Title
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    @AravindG, yes, it is, Preetha has confirmed it.

    • one year ago
  14. Compassionate Group Title
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    Mods don't have IP check. Admins have IP check. Unless the controls have changed since last time I talked to ShadowFiend. The picture below are the controls an admin has (or at least, had).

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    I've been on mod's account so I know they do

    • one year ago
  16. AngelicDragon Group Title
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    lol...what does the 'kick' button do?

    • one year ago
  17. modphysnoob Group Title
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    that kick you off the group , it is fun keep kicking people out just when they reenter

    • one year ago
  18. AngelicDragon Group Title
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    oh...thats kinda funny

    • one year ago
  19. Compassionate Group Title
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    ITT: We all pretend to be mods. Hey - I was on a mod account, too! Actually, Preetha gave me her information and let me ban people for fun. ^^)

    • one year ago
  20. AngelicDragon Group Title
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    lol =)

    • one year ago
  21. modphysnoob Group Title
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    one of the reason why they don't let me be a mod anymore

    • one year ago
  22. Compassionate Group Title
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    Being a mod is fun :) I love playing makebeleive! |dw:1368818506434:dw|

    • one year ago
  23. AngelicDragon Group Title
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    ^_^

    • one year ago
  24. modphysnoob Group Title
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    good for you ,kid

    • one year ago
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    Actually with a couple programming edits on the client side, I can make the mod controls visible (even though they don't work because my account doesn't have them authorized... aka I'm not a mod): And I confirm... mods *due* have IP checks. Here is the code for the button parts: <ul data-bind="visible: canModerateThisUser()" class="moderator-tools"> <li data-bind="visible: banFn" style=""><button data-bind="click: banFn" class="ban-user">Ban</button></li> <li data-bind="visible: suspendFn" style=""><button data-bind="click: suspendFn" class="suspend-user">Suspend</button></li> <li data-bind="visible: warnFn" style=""><button data-bind="click: warnFn" class="suspend-user">Warn</button></li> <li data-bind="visible: ipCheckFn" style=""><button data-bind="click: ipCheckFn" class="ipcheck-user">IP Check</button></li> <li data-bind="visible: openstudy.currentUserCanKickFromContextGroup()" style=""><button data-bind="click: kickFn" class="kick-user">Kick</button></li> </ul> This is how it looks like for a mod (yes, for mods... these are mod controls... IP checks are not admin-specific...)

    • one year ago
  26. Compassionate Group Title
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    Loser66, we were being sarcastic.

    • one year ago
  27. mikaa_toxica13 Group Title
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    Actually I think u should jus view the reports more carefully and look into the situation instead of jus suspending and banning. That's jus common sense.

    • one year ago
  28. .Sam. Group Title
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    @Preetha @cshalvey @ashwinram

    • one year ago
  29. JA1 Group Title
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    Okay do this, users with Smartscore of 30+ and at least 2 days on website can ban, or you can also make it so 4+ Ambassador reports auto-ban that way if a user is behaving poorly a group of ambassadors can auto-kick the user.

    • one year ago
  30. Opcode Group Title
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    Why would you want to limit the report abuse button? That is never a way to go, what if a new user was truly being harassed? Why not just have more moderators? They could easily see if that the reports came in from the same IP and unban the user?

    • one year ago
  31. dumbsearch2 Group Title
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    @opcode I agree with you. This would be the best way to go, still saying: proxies are so easy to use now :\

    • one year ago
  32. thomaster Group Title
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    Or just let the report only count for communityban when a user meets the requirements

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  33. dumbsearch2 Group Title
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    Even better idea! @thomaster

    • one year ago
  34. Opcode Group Title
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    @thomaster Are you suggesting that lower SS users, can still report. But only higher SS users can make a community ban count correct? If so, that seems like a fair idea. :-).

    • one year ago
  35. thomaster Group Title
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    @opcode that is correct yea :)

    • one year ago
  36. Opcode Group Title
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    Haha, well then. Kudos for your great idea :-). It shouldn't be too hard for the OS developers to implement anyways :P.

    • one year ago
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    To correct my statement, Its not three of any user, if three Ambassador+ users's report the same person once, then that person will be issued a community ban, other that than, i have no clue.

    • one year ago
  38. abb0t Group Title
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    I deserve to be mod or Lord. Just sayin'

    • one year ago
  39. TheRealMeeeee Group Title
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    @.Sam. why not 50?or 60?

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