42 Replies Latest reply: Mar 2, 2012 1:47 PM by gallp13 RSS

Be careful who you play with

ghorman
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    *Be careful who you call nasty words in-game*

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    codbig_boss

    Played  against a clan in KC and beat them by 6 tags. Know they keep spamming our clan board acting like kids.

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    CHRISSY

    they should remove the report option people can do it for no reason and with no proof, yeh there a lot of arses out there who deserve to be banned but there also 1s who don't

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    Looks like another abuse of power...

    Happens a lot it seems.

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      Uh, swearing in online games is technically against the TOS, and when the XBLPET team hears them, thats enough to warrant a ban.

       

      @CHRISSY We need report in game to cut down on the boosters. They review every report, and dont ban without proof of breaking the rules.

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        Prove that he was "swearing"...

        They cant. They can just suspend him because they are mad he beat them...

        Not saying that's what happened. But think about it...

        People DO get suspended for no reason...

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          ghorman

          They were in the freaky game with him....please go re-read the thread.

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          How do you think they enforce the "no swearing" rules as per the TOS for XBL? If you recieve too many reports for foul language they have someone from XBL PET jump into your game and play with you and listen in on what you are saying. If you are deemed to be using launguage unsuitable for XBL play, you can get a ban.

           

          Do you honestly believe people get banned for no reason? Ive been playing on XBL for the better part of 6 years, and never had any bans, or warnings, etc. They ban people who deserve it.

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            I know they ban for no reason...

            Personal experience from RB6V.

            The guy told me he worked for xbox & he was going to have me suspended.

            Why? Because my team kept destroying him & anyone he brought into the game.

            Guess what, next day I had a 3 day ban. Didn't get an email telling me why(witch you always receive).

            Did have a message from him thou when I got back on...

            No I'm not saying this happens all the time BUT IT DOES HAPPEN.

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    They can prove he swearing. Use a pvr it will record everyones voice except yours in a game. Not to mention technology can do amazing things.

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    mjw3786

    sounds like the PET is abusing their power

     

    the game is for mature audiences and has profanity IN THE GAME ITSELF. if you can't take a little trash talk, however profane, maybe check out Beautiful Katamari or Shrek.

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      TehSpeagles

      If it's against the ToS, they don't have to "take" even the slightest bit of it.  There's no abuse of power if you're enforcing rules...

    • Re: Be careful who you play with
      ghorman

      You need to review the ToS and CoC for Xbox live.

      B. Don’t do the following.

      • Don't use the Services to do anything illegal. You are responsible for your actions and the consequences of your actions on the service, not Microsoft.
      • Don't harass, abuse, or spam other players, or encourage other players to do so.
      • Don't scream, yell, threaten, or stalk other players, or encourage other players to do so.
      • Don't create a gamertag, profile content, Avatar action, Avatar content, or in-game content that other users may be offended by. This includes, without limitation, anything related to or suggestive of: profane words/phrases, topics or content of a sexual nature, hate speech (including but not limited to racial, ethnic, or religious slurs), illegal drugs/controlled substances, or illegal activities.
      • Don't create a gamertag, profile content, Avatar action, Avatar content, or in-game content that references controversial religious topics, notorious people, organizations, or sensitive current or historical events that may be considered inappropriate.
      • Don't distribute, post, publish, upload, disseminate or discuss defamatory, infringing, obscene, sexual or unlawful materials in any format (images, audio, video, text, etc.). Prohibited materials include, without limitation, child pornography or illegal drugs. “Sound alike” words or phrases or puns that reference these topics are also prohibited.
      • Don't post links to websites that violate the Code of Conduct.
      • Don't give out personal information of other players (such as their real name, address, phone number, credit card number, etc.) in any way (including, without limitation, through voice chat or the names you create for your gamertag or mottos). This information could be used by other players for illegal or harmful purposes. You should also avoid giving out your own personal information.
      • Don't cheat in a game unless cheats have been deliberately enabled.
      • Don't modify or hack game content to create cheats.
      • Don’t make unauthorized modifications to your account profile or its contents.
      • Don't intentionally play with someone who is using unauthorized software or methods to help inflate your game rank or gamerscore.
      • Don't post links to materials that could harm other users' computers or would allow others to inappropriately access software or Web sites.
      • Don’t lend, transfer, sell, or otherwise provide access to your account to any individual.
      • Don’t use your account for commercial purposes (including, without limitation, trading services or in-game content for currency or Microsoft Points).
      • Don't impersonate, harass, or defame Microsoft employees, moderators, or staff members.
      • Don't use the forums or chats for any commercial purpose. You may only create an account for yourself as an individual. You may not create an account for your corporation or other business entity.
      • Any non-game-related conversation that takes up a substantial amount of the forum or chat space and prevents users from finding game-related information may be considered a violation of the Code of Conduct.
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    smokesdope

    All I have to say is this is an 18 game is it not and if you dont like swearing thats why there is a mute option. I think they are spending more time catching boosters/cheats than banning someone coz they rage at a computer game.

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    I'm sure his ban was warranted. I can't believe I haven't been chat banned yet. I've only gotten 2 bans within like 3 days of eachother. The first one was warranted, as I had asterisks in my Bio that could've been misinterpreted as profanity. The second ban was complete bunk. My Bio said "I'm Freaking Furry", and the xblpet told me that the word "freaking" was blatantly sexual, which it isn't.

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    ctrl-s

    Perhaps the whole match was  set-up to determine voice behaviour based on prior reports? What appeared to be rage quit might have been PET team just verifying and then bailing.

     

    Its only voice mute for a while though, at least you aren't suspended from LIVE, which would be worse IMO.

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      Actually the game is rated M (17+).  Online is ***not*** rated.  No games online is due to voice chat. 

       

      Because there is cursing in the game, does that give me the right to start cursing at people in the lobby?  Saying racist or offensive terms?   Does it happen?  Sure.  I can take it and laugh at it.  However, it still doesn't give me the right to start cursing people out.  What do you say then?  Sorry dude, its rated M, deal with it.  Just because you CAN, doesn't mean you SHOULD.

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        smokesdope

        Im in UK its rated 18.But the point really was that the game is ment to be for the MATURE gamer that should no better lol .If there is an idiot in the lobby I hit mute.

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          Just because everyone playing the game should be mature doesnt mean they are...Also, if its against the TOS and you do it, and they catch you in the act, you're toast. Personally I only report if racist things are said. Those are the only things that really offend me. Other than that its mute, avoid.

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          smokesdope wrote:

           

          Im in UK its rated 18.But the point really was that the game is ment to be for the MATURE gamer that should no better lol .If there is an idiot in the lobby I hit mute.

           

          100% agree.  I do the same.  However, I would tend to think that MATURE people would use discression when they open their mouths though.  Fred Durst is god knows how old now, but certainly over 18, and I would think he has the maturity of a 10 year old because he feels the need to say f*** 100 times in his songs.

           

          Yeah, 10 year old referance, but the best one I could think of.  rofl

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    KTPhoenix

    apparently people think there is a conspiracy when it comes to people getting banned. if you people read the TOS/COC you will see that it is indeed against the rules to say such language. if it wasnt, then dont you idiots think that there would not be an option to file a complaint on said person for communication? you can literally go to their profile>file complaint>text and voice communications>in-game voice>file complaint. get enough people to file legit complaints on you and they WILL join your games and if it is warrented, they WILL ban you for the offense of which you were reported for.

     

    there is no conspiracy and they dont ban you for no reason.

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    mjw3786

    without knowing all the details i can't say that they weren't banned for gamertags

     

    but if the ban was specifically FROM VOICE CHAT and not from XBL completely, i'm guessing they were trash talking

     

    BIG DEAL. yes, the TOS say you are not allowed to use profane or aggressive language with other players.

     

    That being said, think of the cops. If you're friendly to a cop who pulls you over for speeding you may get off with a warning. If you tell him to GFY, <insert slur/insult> then he's probably not going to be so lenient.

     

    I don't know about you guys, but I don't want to play in a community where everything I say is censored or at risk of putting a restriction on my account.

     

    I've cursed and talked trash and get a fair amount of it back. So what. I'm an adult and can take it. If someone is overly annoying or offensive, I mute them and move on. It is not a big deal.

     

    I still say the PET got beat and is still mad about it. Oh well, life goes on

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      Rednecksniper39

      mjw3786 wrote:

       

       

      I don't know about you guys, but I don't want to play in a community where everything I say is censored or at risk of putting a restriction on my account.

       

      I've cursed and talked trash and get a fair amount of it back. So what. I'm an adult and can take it. If someone is overly annoying or offensive, I mute them and move on. It is not a big deal.

       

      I still say the PET got beat and is still mad about it. Oh well, life goes on

      My guess if is that this kid wasn't doing a little cursing. It had to be extreme for his mic to get muted for 2 weeks. As to the PET's getting beat and being mad. Think of it this way. They were not in that game to play. Just to investigate him.

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      Like I posted previously, I only report if people they are repeatedly using racist remarks. Other than that muting is there for a reason. Thats the great thing. Once I mute them, no more aggressive, shouting, mad people.

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      KTPhoenix

      you basically signed that right into restriction when you signed up for XBL. you signed a legal document stating that you would not do whatever you would be banned for. if you were to break that as did the person who posted that comment, then they have every right to voice ban you as they see fit. the online community is NOT rated by the ESRB so it is up to the XBLET to patrol and do whatever they need to do in order to keep it a nice and friendly environment.

       

      they dont care about your first amendment rights on here. as i have said before you signed that right into restriction when you signed up for the service and you now have to play by THEIR rules. failure to do so will result in what happened to the poster in that link.

       

      and as Redsniper said earlier, they dont care about playing the game. they only join those games for 1 purpose and 1 purpose only, and that is to follow up on any complaints made by users on a certain other user for whatever reason.

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    gallp13

    Still laughing