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Just flagged a drive by abuse from this guy which I was surprised didn't get acted on, so I checked his chat history which is mostly troll - let alone the deleted messaged.

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Right now, that user is suspended from chat –  bfavaretto Aug 29 '12 at 18:01
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Well, it was Summer of Love, and the guy is obviously suffering from a particularly nasty form of Tourette's syndrome, so... –  Frédéric Hamidi Aug 29 '12 at 18:02
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@bfavaretto, for ~40 more minutes, yup. That will show him. –  Frédéric Hamidi Aug 29 '12 at 18:03
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A 30 minute ban, when the person isn't online anyway is hardly much of a dis-incentive. –  Abizern Aug 29 '12 at 18:05
    
@Abizern Well, this post pretty much devalues what SO is trying to do, which is to prevent this kind of stuff from being seen. Oh well, though, I guess its better to make it known and get it fixed than to leave it alone. Still, I might have used a small helping of blur :) –  Phillip Schmidt Aug 29 '12 at 18:13
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"This user has been temporarily suspended by a moderator and cannot chat for 29 days." –  Jeremy Banks Aug 29 '12 at 18:23
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Waiting for a "Why am I no longer allowed to chat?" in 3...2... –  Bart Aug 29 '12 at 18:33
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@PhillipSchmidt: Better than nobody seeing it is everyone seeing that it's not tolerated. –  David Robinson Aug 29 '12 at 20:15
    
@DavidRobinson Hence the second part of my comment, notably the suggestion of keeping the content but blurring the explitives :) –  Phillip Schmidt Aug 29 '12 at 20:19

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