Banned!

jamesp

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What the fuck!? Its says that I am temporarily banned from IRC becasue I am using a blacklisted proxy...? WTF does this mean and why?
 

Jung

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You're using dial up, right? Try redialing. You could try downloading an actual IRC client too, and using a different server. (anything on EFnet.)
 

jamesp

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junglizm said:
You're using dial up, right? Try redialing. You could try downloading an actual IRC client too, and using a different server. (anything on EFnet.)

nope, DSL
 

Descent

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You could always try www.aliveproxy.com and connect via an anonymous proxy server, if it's still fucked up.

That's what I do when I get banned from things ;). I gots me a Mexican one.
 

Jung

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He's probably just banned from whatever server the java client is using. It's probably just a temp ban though, for too many concurrent connections or something, it's been happening a lot lately. Simply using a different server (via a real IRC client) will most likely fix his issues. If that doesn't work, then I'd go the proxy route, but that would be a last resort as they tend to be pretty slow. Also, the proxy would have to support IRC for it to even be worth the effort.
 

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fuck. i can't get on. some serious bull shit.

Here's what Xchat is saying to me:
Perl interface loaded
--- Looking up irc.rt.ru..
--- Unknown host. Maybe you misspelled it?
Cycling to next server in EFnet...
--- Disconnected ().
--- Looking up irc.easynews.com..
--- Unknown host. Maybe you misspelled it?
Cycling to next server in EFnet...
--- Disconnected ().
--- Looking up irc.servercentral.net..
--- Unknown host. Maybe you misspelled it?
Cycling to next server in EFnet...
--- Disconnected ().
--- Looking up irc.Prison.NET..
--- Unknown host. Maybe you misspelled it?
Cycling to next server in EFnet...
--- Disconnected ().
--- Looking up irc.Qeast.net..

over and over and over and over again :\