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naznatips said:
For the record, a post starting with "This site is a joke" will get you banned on pretty much every gaming site on the internet. Valid criticism and unnecessary insults are not the same. If he wanted to criticize the site, that's not the way to do it at all. That's immature and insulting. ioi has every right to ban someone for a statement like that, and the extended ban was certainly warranted by his actions after that. Sorry if you disagree, but that was his judgment call, and it was certainly an insult no matter how you look at it; no matter what the text he typed after that said.

I don't know about the general ban threshold of "pretty much every gaming site on the internet", but saying "this site is a joke" doesn't seem bad enough to me to justify more that AT MOST a very brief ban -- say, one day as a stern warning.  Three months was a huge overreaction to a well-articulated post with no vulgarity and only that one mild insult. 

Tag (courtesy of fkusumot): "Please feel free -- nay, I encourage you -- to offer rebuttal."
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