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Has this happened to you?

Post by Gasman » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:48 am

I attempted to use the Rolex forum yesterday only to get a message to say I’ve been banned and the ban would never be lifted.
I sent 3 messages via the contact page but have not received a reply. Has this ever happened to anyone else? Also how did you put it right

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by DavecUK » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:01 am

I once got banned from a BMW i3 forum and the facebook page because I was critical of the BMW i3. I did and still do own a BMW i3...but the bullshine and rampant fanboyism on the forum was incredible. The worst thing was it was very misleading to potential owners. I suspect the same thing might be the problem. On very specific forums, often you are not allowed to be critical of any aspect of the brand and if you are perceived as not being "one of the gang", excommunication can follow.

Personally I wouldn't worry about it.....I sold my Rolex and my AP...never felt the need to join a specific forum for either of them. You are better off here.

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by scooter » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:10 am

You have mentioned in an earlier post that you had had 'plenty of goes at them' (presumably certain members) for contradicting and trolling you so perhaps that may have had something to do with it.

There's not much you can do about being told that you have been banned for life, apart from creating a new User name.

That might work.

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by nbg » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:16 am

Gasman wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:48 am
I attempted to use the Rolex forum yesterday only to get a message to say I’ve been banned and the ban would never be lifted.
I sent 3 messages via the contact page but have not received a reply. Has this ever happened to anyone else? Also how did you put it right
Any idea why you were banned?

Don’t think that I have checked out the Rolex forum for a while. When I do look at it it’s usually because I am following a link to a thread there, that I have picked up from TZ-UK. If I wanted to know something specific that is Rolex related I would just use TZ-UK.

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by Lavaine » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:46 pm

nbg wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:16 am
If I wanted to know something specific that is Rolex related I would just use TZ-UK.

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If OP was banned for 'having plenty of goes at them' on the Rolex forum, he'll be banned in record time at TZ-UK. No one dares contradict the divine leader on TZ-UK and expects to survive.
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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by nbg » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:04 pm

Lavaine wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:46 pm
nbg wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:16 am
If I wanted to know something specific that is Rolex related I would just use TZ-UK.

Neil
If OP was banned for 'having plenty of goes at them' on the Rolex forum, he'll be banned in record time at TZ-UK. No one dares contradict the divine leader on TZ-UK and expects to survive.
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My experience of TZ-UK over 4 years is that given the number of active members over there, very few are actually banned.

Plenty of members contradict him in the BP and don’t get banned.

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by rcherryuk » Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:54 am

nbg wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:04 pm
Lavaine wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:46 pm
nbg wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:16 am
If I wanted to know something specific that is Rolex related I would just use TZ-UK.

Neil
If OP was banned for 'having plenty of goes at them' on the Rolex forum, he'll be banned in record time at TZ-UK. No one dares contradict the divine leader on TZ-UK and expects to survive.
My experience of TZ-UK over 4 years is that given the number of active members over there, very few are actually banned.

Plenty of members contradict him in the BP and don’t get banned.

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Hmm, just don’t mention his ‘triggers’ Eddie is like many, a proud Tory who, in his youth, fantasised about the Iron Lady.
When she died I got a one week ban for posting ‘Ding Dong, the witch is dead’ :-)
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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by Alex r » Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:41 am

scooter wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:10 am

There's not much you can do about being told that you have been banned for life, apart from creating a new User name.

That might work.

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by Gasman » Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:24 am

I have received an email today saying I was banned for a scam sale on a Batman. It said it would reinstate me if I paid $12 via PayPal and included my name, address, password etc.
This sounds dodgy to me. What do you think?
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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:38 am

Gasman wrote:I have received an email today saying I was banned for a scam sale on a Batman. It said it would reinstate me if I paid $12 via PayPal and included my name, address, password etc.
This sounds dodgy to me. What do you think?
Thanks
Well did you?

Do a scam sale on a Batman, that is?

Either way; their offer sounds like bribery or blackmail I'd walk away.

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by TigerChris » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:12 pm

rcherryuk wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:54 am
nbg wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:04 pm
Lavaine wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:46 pm
If I wanted to know something specific that is Rolex related I would just use TZ-UK.

Neil
If OP was banned for 'having plenty of goes at them' on the Rolex forum, he'll be banned in record time at TZ-UK. No one dares contradict the divine leader on TZ-UK and expects to survive.
My experience of TZ-UK over 4 years is that given the number of active members over there, very few are actually banned.

Plenty of members contradict him in the BP and don’t get banned.

Neil
Hmm, just don’t mention his ‘triggers’ Eddie is like many, a proud Tory who, in his youth, fantasised about the Iron Lady.
When she died I got a one week ban for posting ‘Ding Dong, the witch is dead’ :-)
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Sounds like fun! Think I’m gonna join to see how long I last :lol: :lol:

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by It'sAliveJim » Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:40 pm

Gasman wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:24 am
I have received an email today saying I was banned for a scam sale on a Batman. It said it would reinstate me if I paid $12 via PayPal and included my name, address, password etc.
This sounds dodgy to me. What do you think?
Thanks
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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by Gasman » Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:53 pm

It'sAliveJim wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:40 pm
Gasman wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:24 am
I have received an email today saying I was banned for a scam sale on a Batman. It said it would reinstate me if I paid $12 via PayPal and included my name, address, password etc.
This sounds dodgy to me. What do you think?
Thanks
Someone else with the same username?
Maybe but I don’t use gasman on there as it was already in use.

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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by Thegreyman » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:06 pm

TigerChris wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:12 pm


Hmm, just don’t mention his ‘triggers’ Eddie is like many, a proud Tory who, in his youth, fantasised about the Iron Lady.
When she died I got a one week ban for posting ‘Ding Dong, the witch is dead’ :

Sounds like fun! Think I’m gonna join to see how long I last :lol: :lol:
Not very long :lol:
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Re: Has this happened to you?

Post by nbg » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:33 pm

TigerChris wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:12 pm
Sounds like fun! Think I’m gonna join to see how long I last :lol: :lol:
There is a restricted area of the forum that you need 250 posts to be able to view and post.

Robust discussion on basically anything is allowed, other than personal attacks and vendettas.

I think you would like it! :lol:

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