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Trap Banned Members: They can not logout (VB3)
by Logician
27 Mar 2004 09:41

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I'm releasing this ported version of an old very tiny hack upon request. It is a 1 line hack that prevents banned usergroups (or any other usergroup you want) to log out. Since they can not log out, they can not reregister either.

The hack prevents them to clear the cookies so they are stuck with their banned usernames in the forum. But obviously this applies:
a) If user is a cookie user
b) If he is not able to clear them manually in his computer.

So the hack is effective for novices only. Tested in vB3.0.0, should work in all vb 3.x versions though. Vb2.x version is here. Click install if you use it, thanks!

VB3.5 version is here:


Boofo 27 Mar 2004 09:56

Welcome back! I hope this is just the first of many great hacks from you, my friend. Been waiting a long time for you to get back into the old grind with us here. ;)

gmarik 27 Mar 2004 10:59

This is really hard - this is something to believe in...

Koutaru 27 Mar 2004 11:57

:D Excellent. Thanks Logician!

FleaBag 27 Mar 2004 13:44

This is definitely going to be of great use to me. :D

AutomatikStudio 27 Mar 2004 15:51

Wow...this solves so many problems on my boards...

wrongful 27 Mar 2004 16:42

thank you

Zachariah 27 Mar 2004 16:54


Merjawy 27 Mar 2004 18:25

Nice hack thnx,

as for the user must be using cookies, thats easy.. you just make that group use cookies which is simple in vB3 by global edit command :)

Charlie Argueta 27 Mar 2004 18:33

I was looking for something so evil and easy as well :D

See Ya

Mr. Brian 27 Mar 2004 18:42

One of my idol finally back in action!

`SLVR` 27 Mar 2004 18:59

very nice idea (clicks install)

Zelda-King 27 Mar 2004 20:37

Thanks! Been awaiting this one.

datainternet 28 Mar 2004 09:39

Thx dude for this great hack!!!

MFG datainternet

bluecat 28 Mar 2004 21:26

Thank you.

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