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Please can room owners and moderators be given more tools to help prevent spam from suspended users?

Over in The Nineteenth Byte, we've recently been experiencing a slightly disruptive form of spamming from suspended users. The user repeatedly joins and leaves the room, often multiple times a minute, ...
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Incorrect information about suspension in chat profile

I happened to notice a chat user who has the following information in their profile: "This user is suspended on the parent site and cannot chat for 64 days." At the same time the user is not ...
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Clarifications for suspensions in chat

Just now, I was suspended from MSE chat. I was told not to bring up certain topics and was silenced for 30 seconds, so I accepted this and refrained from discussing the topic. Shortly after that as ...
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Flagging a message by a moderator resulted in a suspension from another moderator [closed]

What can a person do if they flagged a chat message posted by a moderator that is spam, inappropriate, and/or offensive, and then another moderator suspends that person that flagged the original ...
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What about this particular message is inappropriate or offensive?

I was recently suspended for the following in a casual chat room (spoilered, in case it is offensive): This was a continuation of a discussion I had with someone about moderation abuse. Within ...
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Why aren't chat username and avatar privileges revoked upon the user losing the required rep (including via suspension)?

Generally, if a user gains a reputation-based privilege, the user will lose it if they later fall below the required reputation. I've found that this has one major exception in chat. Users without ...
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Is this type of content 'inappropriate content' for the chat?

When today I connected to the chat (SOes) I saw that yesterday I was suspended 30 minutes for 'inappropriate content'. I clicked on the notification and I saw the flagged message, it was this: https:/...
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What can moderators do about suspended chat users who attempt to engage with users via their chat profiles?

Recently, we encountered a rather persistent user in a chat room, repeatedly attempting to engage with other users in the chat by editing their chat profile description and repeatedly leaving and re-...
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Under what cases would a user be suspended from chat for 3,200+ years?

Note: this question was originally closed as "too broad" since it originally asked five questions. However, I've edited it down to two very similar questions. Additionally, the standard for "too broad"...
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Why was this user banned from chat?

Recently I discovered a user that I talked to a lot was banned for a little over 300 days. It seemed strange, so I looked into it myself. I found this chat message: You're suspended on Stack ...
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Could we tie site suspensions to chat suspensions globally?

As things are now, site suspensions for a user's parent site result in chat suspensions. It works fine, unless of course, a malcontent has a different site as his parent and pops over to troll you. It'...
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Suspension in chat on more than one site [duplicate]

I have been suspended on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf, and that includes a suspension on the meta and presumably the chat. However, surely I should be able to chat on others sites such as Area 51 ...
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Main site suspensions to refresh chat profiles

Currently, for actively chatting users, if a moderator suspends on main, they have to manually refresh the chat profile of the offending user. Until they do, said user still has chat privileges. ...
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Starring a chat message through dropdown while suspended says it is starred, when it's not

While under a chat suspension, clicking on the star to star a message results in a notification saying that a user cannot vote while suspended. But while attempting to star via the dropdown, it says ...
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I broke the gagging machine [duplicate]

Some users were being annoying in chat, and they had already been kicked enough to trigger moderation flags. In an attempt to stop them being annoying without annoying the other moderators by proxy, I ...
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Suspension reasons on chat

Arguments were made in Avoid the Streisand Effect - be clear about the reason when suspending an account for showing a reason when a user is suspended from the main site, and as a result this was ...
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How long should I wait for Contact Support to respond?

I have written only twice to Contact Support in the 3 years, 4 months I have joined Stack Exchange. The first reply came within three days, it was an enquiry about a third party. I was satisfied by ...
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Can you still chat if you change your parent site from where you are suspended to other site?

I have never been suspended from an SE site so I don't know, but let's say that I was suspended from X.SE, and that was the parent site for my chat profile, on my chat profile it would then say ...
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Chat shouldn't suspend me in rooms not associated with the site where I'm suspended [closed]

Chat has many problems. (Wut? I'm not suspended here!) I think chat should be redone. The URL is weird, sometimes its chat.stackexchange.com sometimes its chat.SITE.stackexchange.com. Then here its ...
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Attempting to pin a message while being suspended RO throws a message telling me that I'm not RO

The message is just saying I am not a RO, if I try to pin being suspended. But since when being suspended disqualify me from being a RO? I get still listed as RO in the ROs list.
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your account is suspended and therefore we bork orthography

That’s what you see instead of message textbox in the chat when you are suspended: What? If it is a complete sentence (which it is; there is a finite verb in there), then capitalize it. If it is not ...
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Suspended users can still edit their chat profiles [duplicate]

Suspended users can still join chat and edit their chat profiles. This is sometimes used as a workaround for communicating, and in the worst cases can be used to spread offensive content, etc. ...
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User has two gravatars in name autocomplete

I just decided to ping a suspended (isn't relevant) user: And their gravatar appears twice in the name autocomplete. It turns out "the bug is a zombie chat profile that isn't deleted even long ...
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Extend profile hiding in chat for suspended users

When a user is suspended, their account is reduced to 1 rep and all of his privileges are stripped. However, they can still join chat rooms. This leads to various forms of possible abuse (all of ...
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Bug with 'parent user' in chat

When I first joined chat.SE, the 'parent site' was Puzzling.SE. Recently I found I was spending more time in the SciFi chatroom than the Puzzling chatroom, so I changed my 'parent site' to SciFi.SE. ...
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You cannot kick suspended users

In the past few minutes a user posted the same message in almost every SO chat room. They had generated about 14 flags before they came into our room. Upon entering, they posted the same spam message ...
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Trying to suspend someone from chat for 0.02 hours results in an error page

I've attempted to suspend a user from chat for 1-2 minutes so I input 0.02 into the "hours" field. The result was this error page
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Shouldn't I be able to flag while suspended on chat?

I was (for some reason or another) suspended in the tavern. I am trying to flag a random message for a moderator, but the system is not letting me because it thinks it is a "vote" and I get this ...
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Should a user suspended on the main site be allowed to chat on associated chat-rooms?

Related: Make it possible to revoke write access to public chat rooms, Don't extend suspensions from the parent site to chat Recently I came across a case where a user who was banned on a site ...
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What's the workflow for chat-suspended users to improve?

A user was on the receiving-end of a 30 minute chat suspension. One of his messages was flagged, and as a mod, when I validated the flag, that auto-suspended them for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, ...
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Allow site suspensions to impose chat suspensions, for rooms associated with that site

Sometimes, when a user is suspended from a site, they take their issues into chat. This can be good, if the user is honestly open-minded and committed to changing whatever behavior earned them the ...
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Don't extend suspensions from the parent site to chat

Suspensions are in most cases carried out per-site, users are not banned from the whole network in general. There are network-wide suspensions, but they are not used for misbehaviour of users. Users ...
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Do repeated chat suspensions have any permanent effect on your account?

Currently the way chat suspensions work is if you are found to have posted an offensive or offensive or otherwise unacceptable post, you might get flagged and subsequently suspended from chat. Usually ...
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Please notify people of the reasons for chat suspension

I cannot put it more eloquently than Lasse did: Why aren't the users who get suspended notified of the reason for this? I mean, if the purpose of the suspension is to get someone to improve ...
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Why am I blocked from using chat?

Just now I got suspended in chat, ending in 28 minutes. I have no idea why. What did I do wrong?
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What are the different types of reasons for banning a particular user? [closed]

I want to know the reasons why I was banned from Stack Overflow. Actually, I was banned from 23/5/2011 without any warning. I do not understand the reasons why I was banned from the Stack Overflow ...
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How do automatic chat suspensions work?

When someone flags a chat post as spam/offensive, some users get a popup asking them if the suspension is valid or invalid. I know if a certain threshold is reached, that user whose post was flagged ...
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Chat thinks I am suspended but I am not (anymore)

I got suspended few days ago but the issue got soon resolved and I got my rights back. Well, except for chat room. Today I found out that This user is temporarily suspended and cannot chat for 3 days. ...