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Old 07-20-2021, 02:46 PM   #1
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Question Account Suspension

I recently stumbled on a couple of posts by members whose accounts were indicated to be suspended. I tried to find something on this in the FAQ but could not. My recollection is that, at one time at least, a member could request their account be suspended rather than to have it closed / deleted entirely. That way the member's account remained intact even though it was inactive. The member could then ask to have the account re-opened at some future date should they wish. Is this an option now and, if so, how does it work?
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Hi @Skeezyks, I am open to discussing options with you in private message if you or someone you know is considering taking a break from MSF My Support Forums. Approaching a moderator or member of the Community Support Team is the best step to do a voluntary break from MSF.

A suspended account is one that is no longer active at MSF due to administrative action due to Community Guidelines.

Feel free to send a PM to me or any moderator or admin and we can offer options appropriate to the particular situation you are thinking of. @CANDC
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You don't need to formally "suspend" your account, either.

If you're a member in good standing here, simply not logging in to your account is an option if you want or need to take a break from the community. We never remove old, inactive accounts.
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Old 07-21-2021, 01:51 PM   #4
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Thanks for your replies @CANDC & @DocJohn. I'll simply do what I need to do, on my laptop, to make it more difficult for me to log in. The problem for me has been that, as long as it's easy for me to log in, I do. And more often than not lately I feel like I end up sticking my nose into threads where I feel I probably have no place. Then afterwards I regret it.

For a while I tried to content myself with replying to threads in the Games forum. But I'm not really a games person & I've grown tired of them. There is a sense as well that I'm just too old for this at this point. But, under any circumstances, I greatly appreciate your replies. Best wishes...
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Old 07-21-2021, 06:12 PM   #6
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I think your gracious wit and wisdom is always appreciated. You are a unique asset to this site. There are not too many i look up to - mostly cuz the other altacokkers have fallen off and its only you and me left!
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Thanks for your replies @CANDC & @DocJohn. I'll simply do what I need to do, on my laptop, to make it more difficult for me to log in. The problem for me has been that, as long as it's easy for me to log in, I do. And more often than not lately I feel like I end up sticking my nose into threads where I feel I probably have no place. Then afterwards I regret it.

For a while I tried to content myself with replying to threads in the Games forum. But I'm not really a games person & I've grown tired of them. There is a sense as well that I'm just too old for this at this point. But, under any circumstances, I greatly appreciate your replies. Best wishes...

How old are you? Just curious

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Thanks for your replies @CANDC & @DocJohn. I'll simply do what I need to do, on my laptop, to make it more difficult for me to log in. The problem for me has been that, as long as it's easy for me to log in, I do. And more often than not lately I feel like I end up sticking my nose into threads where I feel I probably have no place. Then afterwards I regret it.

For a while I tried to content myself with replying to threads in the Games forum. But I'm not really a games person & I've grown tired of them. There is a sense as well that I'm just too old for this at this point. But, under any circumstances, I greatly appreciate your replies. Best wishes...
I also always appreciate your gracious wit and wisdom too (many of the others have fallen off Apart from you, me and unaluna I'd miss you if you didn't log in. This place is far too quiet already..
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I recently stumbled on a couple of posts by members whose accounts were indicated to be suspended. I tried to find something on this in the FAQ but could not. My recollection is that, at one time at least, a member could request their account be suspended rather than to have it closed / deleted entirely. That way the member's account remained intact even though it was inactive. The member could then ask to have the account re-opened at some future date should they wish. Is this an option now and, if so, how does it work?
I noticed that myself with someone who I had been pm. Thank you for asking.
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Hi @Skeezyks, I am open to discussing options with you in private message if you or someone you know is considering taking a break from MSF My Support Forums. Approaching a moderator or member of the Community Support Team is the best step to do a voluntary break from MSF.

A suspended account is one that is no longer active at MSF due to administrative action due to Community Guidelines.

Feel free to send a PM to me or any moderator or admin and we can offer options appropriate to the particular situation you are thinking of. @CANDC
Thank you for explaining this.
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You don't need to formally "suspend" your account, either.

If you're a member in good standing here, simply not logging in to your account is an option if you want or need to take a break from the community. We never remove old, inactive accounts.
Thank you for explaining this.
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Hi @Skeezyks, I am open to discussing options with you in private message if you or someone you know is considering taking a break from MSF My Support Forums. Approaching a moderator or member of the Community Support Team is the best step to do a voluntary break from MSF.

A suspended account is one that is no longer active at MSF due to administrative action due to Community Guidelines.

Feel free to send a PM to me or any moderator or admin and we can offer options appropriate to the particular situation you are thinking of. @CANDC
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Thanks for your replies @CANDC & @DocJohn. I'll simply do what I need to do, on my laptop, to make it more difficult for me to log in. The problem for me has been that, as long as it's easy for me to log in, I do. And more often than not lately I feel like I end up sticking my nose into threads where I feel I probably have no place. Then afterwards I regret it.

For a while I tried to content myself with replying to threads in the Games forum. But I'm not really a games person & I've grown tired of them. There is a sense as well that I'm just too old for this at this point. But, under any circumstances, I greatly appreciate your replies. Best wishes...
Skeezyks, I'm sorry you feel this way. I always find your posts on point and helpful. I've never seen you "butt in".
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Skeezycks I personally always look forward to your posts.

I actually thought suspended account is a form of punishment like you arenít allowed to post for however long. Looks like I was wrong.
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I got my account temporarily suspended for a month. I just asked. It helped a lot to clear my mind. Logging out for me personally doesnít work. Iíve tried it a couple times and I just loogged in a day later. I had to just know and trust my boundaries and know that I did actually need my account suspended.

But I appreciate your posts and you have been very supportive and helpful. But do whatever you feel comfortable doing.
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I sometimes pfeel that I am too old for this as well @Skeezyks ...

But man, oh, man would I ever miss you were you to leave us.

Hope you decide to stay!

Your input is always encouraging & welcome & appreciated ...

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Why would anyone feel too old, or too mature, or that you shouldíve grown and not need this place anymore? Itís support, comradeship, knowledge, interactive, warm
Engaging and a safe distraction; especially in the scenario when a triggered member is fighting a SH issue.

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I've always enjoyed your posts - you've welcomed so many people and passed along a lot of wisdom and information to those looking for help!
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I got my account temporarily suspended for a month. I just asked. It helped a lot to clear my mind. Logging out for me personally doesnít work. Iíve tried it a couple times and I just loogged in a day later. I had to just know and trust my boundaries and know that I did actually need my account suspended.

But I appreciate your posts and you have been very supportive and helpful. But do whatever you feel comfortable doing.
I feel like it a great question to ask that everyone would know what lead to suspended.
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