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Stealing Server Names
« on: July 03, 2018, 06:15:53 pm »

Tonight I noticed a couple of people intentionally created a server with the identical name to another popular server and tried to pass it off as their own. However, while the REAL server is well-moderated, the fake one isn't... this presents an issue for the community, because people (especially new players) who expect a certain atmosphere in a server they are familiar with are being tricked into going to the wrong one and getting a very different experience.

Can anything be done about this? This is a small community as it is, and the last thing GE:S needs is immature server operators playing petty games like impersonating popular servers to troll.
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Re: Stealing Server Names
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2018, 07:49:34 am »

If this goes on, I believe we can blacklist it.
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Re: Stealing Server Names
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2018, 09:43:02 am »

Which ones were they trying to copy?

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Re: Stealing Server Names
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2018, 11:17:41 am »

The "Best of Bond" server. It's apparently some childish feud a couple of disgruntled people have with Shemp, which is ridiculous, considering how much Shemp does to promote and support the community. No civility or respect.
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