Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system


Forgot your password?

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

User Journal

WilliamSChips's Journal: Can' 2

Journal by WilliamSChips
Due to excessive bad posting from this IP or Subnet, comment posting has temporarily been disabled. If it's you, consider this a chance to sit in the timeout corner . If it's someone else, this is a chance to hunt them down. If you think this is unfair, please email with your MD5'd IPID and SubnetID, which are [BALEETED] and [BALEETED] and (optionally, but preferably) your IP number [BALEETED] and your username "WilliamSChips".
GAH! I don't understand why I'm getting these messages(my last few messages haven't even been modded down)'s annoying not being able to post on Slashdot. Any suggestions?
EDIT(because I can't even post in my own journal): Thank you aymanh, I plan on doing so.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.


Comments Filter:
  • Is it a dynamic IP? Perhaps someone else on your ISP is spamming or something, it happened to me a while ago, I contacted banned at (as the faq suggested []) and a couple of weeks later they lifted the ban.
  • they say it's automated, but basically what happens is you probably posted in some controversial topic, like evolution or science, and stated scientific fact and were rated troll and other negative ratings by the naysayers.

    There is, literally, nothing you can do.

    However, you can post in your own journal. And people can reply to it.

    Yes, it's incredibly frustrating. Yes, it's a stupid policy. Yes, if you're at a school (I work at the UW) it's possible someone else on your subnet was doing troll posts) and y

Time-sharing is the junk-mail part of the computer business. -- H.R.J. Grosch (attributed)