Why have I been banned?
If you've had your posting privileges removed (PPRd), it could be for a number of reasons. Read why someone may be banned in our Forum Rules.
If this still doesn't answer your questions read the information below.
Why have I been banned for advertising? My username was my website's name
Nobody should use their website's name, web address or email address as their username. You must not allow any other person or entity to use your username for posting or viewing comments, or for communicating with other users. For more info please see our forum rules.
Why has my IP been banned?
If you've received a message stating your IP address has been banned, it could be that someone from your IP address has consistently broken our forum rules.
Please read those to check if that may be the case. If you don't think this is it then please email the Forum Team including your IP address, and we'll look into it.
To find out your IP address, go to whatismyip.com. Your IP address should appear at the top of the screen.