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Something Awful was "hellbanning" people ages ago.

Some discussion here: https://blog.codinghorror.com/suspension-ban-or-hellban/

Links to Metafilter discussion here: https://ask.metafilter.com/117775/What-was-the-first-website...

> On the Citadel BBSes I frequented in the late '80s, it was referred to as the "twit bit", and the disliked user would sometimes be said to have been "twitted".

That gives whole new perspective on Twitter. :)

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