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Will "Banned" labels negatively affect CC's image?

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Replies to: Will "Banned" labels negatively affect CC's image?

  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 56,321 Senior Member
    edited August 2018
    I do not see the "banned" word/banner on either my ipad or my iPhone. Or on the Computer. Nowhere. Only if I hover over the avatar with my mouse on the computer, and its in a different location.
  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 73,730 Senior Member
    edited August 2018
    Hmmm, maybe it only shows that "Banned" avatar to some mobile browsers (presumably not the Apple ones).
  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 56,321 Senior Member
    LOL, presumably?
  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 40,237 Super Moderator
    edited August 2018
    I do not see the "banned" word/banner on either my ipad or my iPhone.
    I mentioned earlier in the thread, but it's browser specific for some reason. From my experience, it displays in Chrome, but it does not display in Safari.
  • MaineLonghornMaineLonghorn Super Moderator Posts: 37,369 Super Moderator
    I use Chrome and don't see it.
  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 73,730 Senior Member
    For this banned user: https://talk.collegeconfidential.com/profile/worelyclan

    On Firefox mobile, I see the avatar with "Banned" on it. If I use the option to request the desktop version, I see the avatar with the hat and the bullseye.

    On Firefox desktop, I see the avatar with the hat and the bullseye.

    Looking at the HTML page source shows that the site is issuing different HTML with different images on the desktop and mobile versions.

    Mobile contains this:
    <div class="User" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
    <div class="User-Header">
    <div class="Photo PhotoWrap PhotoWrapLarge Banned">
    <img src="https://us.v-cdn.net/5020904/uploads/editor/jk/pgbknujgn8jk.png" class="ProfilePhotoLarge" alt="Default Avatar" /> </div>
    <h1 class="H">worelyclan</h1>
    <div class="Gloss"><span class="User-Title"></span> <span class="Rank" title="Junior Member">Junior Member</span></div></h1>
    

    Desktop contains this:
    <div class="User Box ProfileBox" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
    <a title="worelyclan (Banned)" href="/profile/worelyclan" class="PhotoWrap PhotoWrapLarge Banned"><img src="https://talk.collegeconfidential.com/themes/collegeconfidential/design/images/avatar.png" alt="worelyclan" class="ProfilePhoto ProfilePhotoLarge" /></a>
    <div class="Wrap">
    <div class="ProfileInfo">
    <h1 class="H">
    worelyclan
    <small><span class="Tag Tag-Banned">Banned</span></small>
    <span class="Gloss">
    <span class="User-Title"></span> <span class="Rank" title="Junior Member">Junior Member</span> </span>
    </h1>
    
  • lookingforwardlookingforward Registered User Posts: 30,896 Senior Member
    Ok. I see the banner via chrome on android, in the mobile site.

    Of course, the advice has been to avoid the mobile site to lessen the chance of the Amazon intruder spam that can take over.
  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 40,237 Super Moderator
    From my experience, it displays in Chrome, but it does not display in Safari.
    OK, I just checked on Safari on my MacBook and it does now display.
    I use Chrome and don't see it.
    If you roll over the avatar, it says "username (banned)" in a small box below the pointer.
  • MaineLonghornMaineLonghorn Super Moderator Posts: 37,369 Super Moderator
    Yes I can see it if I scroll but there’s no banner.
  • MaineLonghornMaineLonghorn Super Moderator Posts: 37,369 Super Moderator
    I don’t see anything on my iPhone.
  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 73,825 Senior Member
    The avatar for banned posters is the mortarboard and bullseye. Easily visiable on an iPad.

    On my iPhone, if i go to the Parents Cafe (for example)...and open that list, the word BANNED is on the avatar for the person who started that thread. For example...citygirlsmom is banned, and she started the say it here thread.

    For others..it’s just that bullseye/mortarboard avatar.

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 73,730 Senior Member
    For clarification, here are the different avatars (with permission to post image links from moderator @skieurope -- both URLs are those used in these forum web pages):

    Banned avatar B1:
    https://us.v-cdn.net/5020904/uploads/editor/jk/pgbknujgn8jk.png

    Banned avatar B2:
    https://talk.collegeconfidential.com/themes/collegeconfidential/design/images/avatar.png

    On Firefox mobile, I see B1.

    On Firefox desktop, I see B2. Mousing over the avatar shows "username (Banned)".
  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 56,321 Senior Member
    edited August 2018
    I do not see B1 on my devices. But I don't use firefox!
  • vonlostvonlost Super Moderator Posts: 30,798 Super Moderator
    I see B1 on iPhone Safari mobile and B2 on iPhone Safari desktop. iPad always shows B2 (always in desktop mode).
  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 40,237 Super Moderator
    edited September 2018
    Well, apparently we no longer have to go through the histrionics. Banned members now have a red "Banned" stamped across the avatar.
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