Why was this thread closed?

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  1. spinnaker

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    Most likely, it was because the TS is a banned former member who is coming back under yet another new user name (the 9th one, by my count) to continue his habit of posting large numbers of off-the-wall questions that he could easily answer himself with simple, VERY obvious Google searches. If you want a good example of why people got sick and tired of him, try slogging through this 1140-post thread where people are trying to teach him basic math.
     
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  4. spinnaker

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    I blocked that particular member some time back. I couldn't take it anymore.
     
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  5. joeyd999

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    Ah, Ritesh! I remember thinking he was a brilliant troll.

    Highly entertaining fellow he was.

    More so than our current run-of-the-mill trolls.
     
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    We have a winner!
     
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    He's very easy to spot, once you learn the pattern of "tells" that he leaves; this time, I spotted him with his very first post here two days ago-- and that was without even reading the body of the post. The title alone was enough.

    Of course, it helped a bit that just last week he was here as "LEARNC++"...
     
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    Nice to see he's advanced to analysis topics... 'Tho I'm bound to say it'd be much nicer had I the least cause to credit his sincerity...:rolleyes::(

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  9. Hypatia's Protege

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    Another 'phantom follower' explained! -- Thankie!:cool:

    TTFN
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  10. tcmtech

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    So how does one continually get past the system after having been kicked out multiple times over? :confused:
     
  11. nsaspook

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    The question is not how (it's script kiddie trivial), the question is why do it after having been kicked out multiple times over.
     
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  12. joeyd999

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    He's an uber troll. Respect.
     
  13. OBW0549

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    He's no troll; he's just clueless, emotionally needy and craves attention. He just doesn't grasp the idea that he isn't wanted here and should go elsewhere.
     
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    As a none computer code savvy person that means and says absolutely nothing to me about how it's done.

    I still don't know how to get my computer to stop being identified online by it previous owners credentials despite a full hard drive and software change out from windows 10 back to windows 7. :(
     
  15. nsaspook

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    I know and it was intentional.
     
  16. joeyd999

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    Try Tor. If you use it right, they'll never see you coming, going, or coming back again.
     
  17. Papabravo

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    Do you really think he could grok Tor considering his inability to grok ... well -- anything else?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grok
     
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  18. nsaspook

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    I'd trust Tor today for anonymity just like I would trust a reciprocal cipher like ROT13 for security.
     
  19. tcmtech

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    Exactly. I have no clue how computers identify themselves online or how certain websites or social interaction platforms identify a certain computer for general use or even blocking purposes. Especially after oens been wiped clean and reloaded with a whole different operating system. Obviously there is some master identifying code but I don't know what it is or how it's changed.

    IT's never been something I had to deal with before being it has never been my area of interest or anything I have ever had to deal with but seems relevant to how a persistant troll keeps getting back in despite being kicked out multiple times which I assume used some sort of blocking method he is easily getting around.

    Same with your term"Grok", never heard it until now so it has no socio-cultural value or relevance to me in any way and now even after reading about it still doesn't.

    And again with Tor either. Beyond downloading movies and music I have no clue how to use it beyond that because I have never had any reason to.
     
  20. joeyd999

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    When I said "they'll never see you..." I meant the owners/operators/moderators of AAC or any other site that does not have the capabilities or resources of FBI/CIA/NSA.
     
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