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I could prove it to you, I still should have the credentials for 5+ hellbanned accounts. I will admit I tended to be flamey at times, so I'm not saying it was entirely unfair; but it also made me feel like one-upping HN at times. I think a message along the lines of "your account has been suspended for a week, stop being a dick" would have worked much better than being punished in such a low way, without even knowing for what exactly. But I stuck around and realized there's plenty of great posters here, and looking how long an account lasts before stepping over some invisible line or other has become kind of a game for me. I got used to it ^^ The way I see it, if what you say doesn't make a person with power/privileges feel sore every now and then you're too tame :)

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