Ban Medman [afk botting]

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Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by prsm » 16 Sep 2018, 18:13

Medman was killing slimes and picking up drops in the cave, and did not answer in the allotted time!
A reset may be asked for.
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by prsm » 19 Sep 2018, 17:50

I bot checked MedMan twice today, when i said hello he immediately logged off.

Having a client that logs you out during a bot check does not save you!

Since you didn't answer in the allotted time, you are now permanently banned!

A reset may not be asked for.

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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by MedMan » 20 Sep 2018, 14:21

I didn't even know anyone asked anything.
I was having connection/client issues my screen kept going completely green. I think it may be due to older client.
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by prsm » 20 Sep 2018, 15:12

That is a different excuse that you gave me via email!

To be frank, I don't believe you! You were warned already about using a client.
I sat there, visible, and watched you attack for 2 minutes. When I said "Hello" you
magically log out! Twice!

You are not the first person to try this trick, and i doubt you will be the last.

The ban stands.

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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by MedMan » 20 Sep 2018, 22:43

I had no idea you were even there. I tried logging in/out to fix it but it happens after playing a couple hours. Pressing buttons still work and it makes sounds but it doesn't show much else. In the end I had to close the client and then log back in. If you don't believe maybe you can check what client I was using.
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by MedMan » 20 Sep 2018, 22:48

Your story is silly and you didn't even have proof. Plus I was just standing around.

I request other GM / admins to look into this as well, this is abuse.
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by MedMan » 21 Sep 2018, 03:59

I'm going to play other games with less neurotic GMs.
I did most of the quests in the game anyway.
Let me know by email if you get over me not being able to say hi back.
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by WildX » 21 Sep 2018, 09:40

Your client crashing as soon as a GM speaks in chat or appears on the map is a very unlikely coincidence, and given this is a second offence it seems even more unlikely. I'd like to think Prsm knows a bot when he sees one by now, and from my own experience with botchecking I know it's very common to spot these instant log-out tricks.

In the very unlikely instance that a mistake was made, you've been caught into a very unfortunate client glitch that was precise enough to get you permanently banned for AFK botting. It's unlucky (and highly unlikely) but even then you couldn't blame the GM for just doing their job. However, I personally don't believe this is how things went and I think Prsm's decision was right.
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by MedMan » 21 Sep 2018, 21:09

It wasn't instantaneous, I had a green screen overlay for a few minutes and tried logging out / in and it crashes. Anyway it's w.e. boring game anyway
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by Pawneeboy » 22 Sep 2018, 03:09

I'm sorry to cut in :alt-8: , but if your client was glitching out you should've taken a sceenshot to prove it, then you could've posted it as proof. What about debug logs as well?
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by MedMan » 23 Sep 2018, 05:24

Well I think it was my RAM or something didn't even see anyone else on screen, I could try reproducing it. Attached are my logs but I don't know how to read anything there besides my deprecated version number.
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Re: Ban Medman [afk botting]

Post by prsm » 23 Sep 2018, 19:22

this is not a discussion forum! topic locked.
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