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chops 898 days ago | link | parent

It's not a false positive. He's hellbanned. Hellbanned users don't know they're hellbanned - their posts appear to them "not dead." If you look at his posting history, all of his posts starting 160 days ago are dead, and it seems to have started at a post from 175 days ago.


ramchip 892 days ago | link

I know about hellbanning -- I've actually complained about this before:

http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1256772

But the post was killed...

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