Hello Heroes & Villains This thread contains a list of possible reasons why the Ban Team may decide to deny your appeal. We will also provide a few general tips on how to write an effective ban appeal. Why Can Your Appeal Be Denied? ❖ You are appealing a ban one day or shorter ❖ You are appealing for one of the following non-appealable punishments: ✯ IRL Scamming ✯ Buycraft Voucher Scamming ✯ Blacklists ✯ Warns ✯ Kicks❖ You have lied in your appeal ❖ The punishment was valid ❖ You appeal was already recently denied ❖ The duration of the punishment is less than the shortened time ❖ You have submitted a troll appeal ❖ You are not banned What Should An Effective Appeal Contain? Ban Team members tend to look for the following things in your ban appeal: ❖ Honesty ✯ Being completely honest in your ban appeal makes the difference between an effective and ineffective appeal. Users who lie in their appeal can have their ban extended depending on the duration of the ban❖ Maturity ✯ Showing maturity can go a long way when appealing. (This includes): ✯ Having respect for the staff members involved ✯ Having an open mind about the situation ✯ Use of proper grammar and spelling❖ Remorse ✯ Showing remorse and explaining why you are sorry increases the chance of receiving a shortened punishment. If repetitive behaviour is seen your appeal will most likely be denied I've been falsely banned! What do I do? False bans do occur, staff members are human too! To preemptively ensure the ban was indeed invalid, please take a look at the rules and disallowed modifications lists to make sure you have not used any disallowed modifications or broken any rules. While appealing keep in mind the tips above to ensure a pleasant appealing process for you and the ban-team. Good luck with your appeals Heroes & Villains!