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« on: January 30, 2011, 06:59:38 pm »

He's claiming that it states he is when he's logged in. Seems odd.
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2011, 07:02:45 pm »

He hasn't been to my knowledge, so it's either a mistake or a bug.  He should get in contact with Nym ASAP regarding this.
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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2011, 07:06:11 pm »

He hasn't been to my knowledge, so it's either a mistake or a bug.  He should get in contact with Nym ASAP regarding this.

In what way? Still can't log on.
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« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2011, 07:09:30 pm »

He hasn't been to my knowledge, so it's either a mistake or a bug.  He should get in contact with Nym ASAP regarding this.

In what way? Still can't log on.

Nym's email address is listed in his profile:

http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?action=profile;u=11
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« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2011, 09:05:16 pm »

When I banned WBCKansas I wasn't aware that apparently many AOL users have the same IP address, so I unbanned the IP.

My apologies, NCYankee.
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« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2011, 09:09:07 pm »

Wait... NCYankee was banned briefly (or his ip) by mistake?
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« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2011, 09:11:07 pm »

Wait... NCYankee was banned briefly (or his ip) by mistake?

His IP since he shared it with WBCKansas, yes.
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« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2011, 09:13:03 pm »

Wait... NCYankee was banned briefly (or his ip) by mistake?

His IP since he shared it with WBCKansas, yes.

I don't understand whole IP/Proxy/etc. business.

Just tell me: are your IP check worth of anything, if a legit, established poster can share an IP with a sock?

This is confusing.
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« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2011, 09:13:24 pm »

What??
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« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2011, 09:15:39 pm »

Wait... NCYankee was banned briefly (or his ip) by mistake?

His IP since he shared it with WBCKansas, yes.

I don't understand whole IP/Proxy/etc. business.

Just tell me: are your IP check worth of anything, if a legit, established poster can share an IP with a sock?

This is confusing.

AOL uses floating IP addresses, atleast that is what I was told several months ago by Jedi.
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« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2011, 09:41:56 pm »

Wait... NCYankee was banned briefly (or his ip) by mistake?

His IP since he shared it with WBCKansas, yes.

I don't understand whole IP/Proxy/etc. business.

Just tell me: are your IP check worth of anything, if a legit, established poster can share an IP with a sock?

This is confusing.

AOL uses floating IP addresses, atleast that is what I was told several months ago by Jedi.

     Which makes IP checking useless in reference to AOL users, since it just gives the location of an AOL server hub. It was an important point that came up during the Yates saga.
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« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2011, 03:20:58 am »

Using AOL should be a bannable offense.
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« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2011, 07:09:40 am »

Morgan is right for once. Grin
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« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2011, 05:34:59 pm »

You want to pay the damn high speed bill? Tongue
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« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2011, 05:52:39 pm »

You want to pay the damn high speed bill? Tongue

Being a poor should be a bannable offense.
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« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2011, 09:02:56 pm »

You want to pay the damn high speed bill? Tongue

Serious question: what does it cost in your area?

Its an intricate situation and would involve discussion of personal finances which I prefer not to get into. We have discussed the possibilities many times and each time, we have found it financially impossible.
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