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Old Jan 23rd 2008, 12:18 pm   #1
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does anyone have had the same experience? I've registered a week ago to thebox.bz, downloaded about 1.5 GB, then I was uploading all the time. When I tried to log-in yesterday, it said, the account is disabled. So I went to IRC and talked to some admins and inquired, why my account was disabled. They said, I've got a duplicate account. I told them, that I didn't open a second account, well, maybe some time ago I opened an account and I forgot about the first account. Then they said I've used a proxy too and that I was lying and deleted the unknown to me first account and kicked me out of the IRC and the site, without hearing me out.
They really think I'm stupid and open a second account. And they call me a liar!
I've read here, the people of thebox.bz are the biggest egos on the planet, and I think this is what they are...

A second possibility, why they think I've got a second account is, that my ISP is giving dynamic IP-addresses (not fixed addresses, the IP-address changes from time to time, I don't know how often), and someone registered with the IP-address I have now. It seems unlikely to me. And why they think, I use a proxy? I've tested the proxy-thing and it seems, my ISP isn't using proxies.
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Old Jan 23rd 2008, 1:51 pm   #2
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I lost interest after line three ....
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Wow! You got that far?

At least it beats the usual "please send me an invite" bollocks.
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They're just a bunch of crunts, they want you to donate to up your ratio, it's a good scam really...
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Wow! You got that far?

At least it beats the usual "please send me an invite" bollocks.

Thanks for the compliment, I'm flattered! And I'm terribly sorry for my very long and very boring post, it won't happen again, I promise!

Actually I kinda thought of my post being quite boring, just wanted to share the crap from that site.

@Bob: exactly what I was thinking about that site thebox.bz! Thanks for the reply!
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They're just a bunch of crunts, they want you to donate to up your ratio, it's a good scam really...
It is still a lot cheaper than paying a fortune to your ISP to up your download limit.
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does anyone have had the same experience? I've registered a week ago to thebox.bz, downloaded about 1.5 GB, then I was uploading all the time. When I tried to log-in yesterday, it said, the account is disabled. So I went to IRC and talked to some admins and inquired, why my account was disabled. They said, I've got a duplicate account. I told them, that I didn't open a second account, well, maybe some time ago I opened an account and I forgot about the first account. Then they said I've used a proxy too and that I was lying and deleted the unknown to me first account and kicked me out of the IRC and the site, without hearing me out.
They really think I'm stupid and open a second account. And they call me a liar!
I've read here, the people of thebox.bz are the biggest egos on the planet, and I think this is what they are...

A second possibility, why they think I've got a second account is, that my ISP is giving dynamic IP-addresses (not fixed addresses, the IP-address changes from time to time, I don't know how often), and someone registered with the IP-address I have now. It seems unlikely to me. And why they think, I use a proxy? I've tested the proxy-thing and it seems, my ISP isn't using proxies.
my account has suddenly been disabled even though i have a good ratio - . Can you explain how to talk to an administrator? I can't find the irc channel or get access to the website.
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Hi, I have exactly the same problem. I finally managed to boost my ratio and even earned the “power user“ title. Today suddenly- for no apparent reason my access was denied and I could not log on. And there is no way to contact any of the staff to give some explanation!!!!?

So, does anybody know the way to get in touch with them and find out what is happening (I found it impossible to get on the irc page they suggest)?

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Hi, I have exactly the same problem. I finally managed to boost my ratio and even earned the “power user“ title. Today suddenly- for no apparent reason my access was denied and I could not log on. And there is no way to contact any of the staff to give some explanation!!!!?

So, does anybody know the way to get in touch with them and find out what is happening (I found it impossible to get on the irc page they suggest)?

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Here is how you can connect to our IRC channel: All you need is a IRC client. There are a few good choices:
• MIRC
• Chatzilla (Plugin for firefox and Mozilla webbrowsers)
• Download and run the client
• Connect to TheBox irc network. The command to do this depends on the client you're using.
o For MIRC, type: '/server irc.TheBox.bz:6667' or for a SSL connection: '/server irc.TheBox.bz:+6697' (ignore this if you don't know what SSL is). You type this in the command box at the bottom of the screen and omit the quotes. Then type '/join #TheBox.bz' (again without quotes). Enjoy chatting!
o For Chatzilla, type: '/server irc.TheBox.bz 6667'. You type this is the command box at the bottom of the screen and omit the quotes. Then type '/join #TheBox.bz' (again, no quotes). Enjoy chatting!

Guide to mIRC

Since the staff is constantly gets bombarded with IRC questions, I think this guide is a proper addition to our FAQ to teach you guys the basics of how to use IRC. This is a pretty easy step-by-step instructional guide.
• Download and install MIRC
• Run it, you get a welcome window press CONTINUE.
• Now at mIRC Options you need to fill out your name (use your nick), email address (whatever you want there), NICK1, and NICK2 in case nick1 is taken.
• On the left side of the window click on Servers, and there select ADD, as description put TheBox.BZ, for the server put irc.TheBox.bz and press add.
• Under Servers, you see Options, check Connect on startup and Reconnect on disconnection and UNcheck Pop up connect dialog on startup.
• Press OK on the bottom of this window to close it and then press the LIGHTING icon on the top left corner.
• After you are connected the mIRC Favorites window pops up, press ADD, in that window type in channel #TheBox.bz, check off Join on connect and press OK.
• Now you are back in mIRC Favorites window uncheck on the bottom Pop-up favorites on connect.
• CLOSE YOUR MIRC NOW COMPLETELY AND START IT AGAIN.
• Press continue and VIOLA! It should have connected to the irc.TheBox.bz server automatically and joined the channel. Hack away at your keyboard, but remember being a prominent keyboardjockey doesn’t get you laid.
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Hi, I have exactly the same problem. I finally managed to boost my ratio and even earned the “power user“ title. Today suddenly- for no apparent reason my access was denied and I could not log on. And there is no way to contact any of the staff to give some explanation!!!!?

So, does anybody know the way to get in touch with them and find out what is happening (I found it impossible to get on the irc page they suggest)?

tancka
i got thru eventually following the link having downloaded a a program called x-chat and was told by jessamy whoever that is that i had been banned for cheating but declined to explain what he meant . I too had donated and was a power user. just registered with uknova so i'll see what that's like.
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i got thru eventually following the link having downloaded a a program called x-chat and was told by jessamy whoever that is that i had been banned for cheating but declined to explain what he meant . I too had donated and was a power user. just registered with uknova so i'll see what that's like.
I think they are a bunch of money grabbing tossers
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i got thru eventually following the link having downloaded a a program called x-chat and was told by jessamy whoever that is that i had been banned for cheating but declined to explain what he meant . I too had donated and was a power user. just registered with uknova so i'll see what that's like.
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They're just a bunch of crunts, they want you to donate to up your ratio, it's a good scam really...
we actually encourage members to seed instead of donating.... i dont know where u get ur info, but i suggest u find a new source.
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I think they are a bunch of money grabbing tossers
yea, we should just let cheaters cheat on their ratio and become uknova where anyone can cheat with a browser... good call

considering we are 6 times younger than uknova, and have 5 times the number of peers and 10 times the amount of content, i think our system is working quite well...

but yea, its all about the money /ironic.. i guess thats y we encourage ppl to not donate and to rather seed, y we allow all our content to be uploaded to any tracker u so wish to, and y we ban and refund donators when they cheat (or break our rules), regardless of their donation status..... also i guess thats y we have 15% of our entire torrent database completely ratio free and the upload actually counts... it all makes perfect sense :whsle:

anyone that tries to seed legitimately will never get banned from thebox. anyone that tries to cheat, lie or in any other way, abuse the system, will get banned... its quite simple... plz dont distort the facts to promote ur pathetic little site (uknova). cheers.

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