What is this "Booted for Excessive Grieving" bull****?

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5 years ago#1
I'm getting kicked out of every game for this random message.

On my end, it just says that the connection was lost, but my friend told me a message popped up telling him the message in the topic title.

I tried playing madden 11 and i had no connection problems, and then i get back on 12 and i get booted for grieving?

Please help me. I litterally have not been able to finish a game since I bought it online.
If you are reading this, then you have just wasted 5 seconds* of your life that you will never get back
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5 years ago#2
I've been getting kicked off the EA servers a lot in general. Maybe its something to do with that?
"There is no I in team, but there is a me in team. If you jumble up the letters."
5 years ago#3
im so mad.

Im forced to play unranked untill this is fixed/

im 0 - 1 with 1 quit
If you are reading this, then you have just wasted 5 seconds* of your life that you will never get back
* Actual time may vary
5 years ago#4
Not as bad as my situation in Madden 11. I was prone to getting unreadable disc menus all the time. Not at first but towards the middle of its relativity I'd get like half way through a game and just kicked off and thus increasing my dnf.
"There is no I in team, but there is a me in team. If you jumble up the letters."
5 years ago#5
omg... this is seriously killing me. I just hashed out 60 dollars to play for 4 minutes and then get booted.
If you are reading this, then you have just wasted 5 seconds* of your life that you will never get back
* Actual time may vary
5 years ago#6
You are getting kicked because your sole intent with the game is to annoy people and ruin their in game experience. Maybe if you played the right way this wouldn't happen.
5 years ago#7

From: NeoAnduril | #006
You are getting kicked because your sole intent with the game is to annoy people and ruin their in game experience. Maybe if you played the right way this wouldn't happen.


what the right way to play madden
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5 years ago#8

JohnC102689 posted...

From: NeoAnduril | #006
You are getting kicked because your sole intent with the game is to annoy people and ruin their in game experience. Maybe if you played the right way this wouldn't happen.


what the right way to play madden



im guessing the right way would be one that doesnt get you booted obviously.

5 years ago#9
JohnC102689 posted...
From: NeoAnduril | #006
You are getting kicked because your sole intent with the game is to annoy people and ruin their in game experience. Maybe if you played the right way this wouldn't happen.
what the right way to play madden


By playing the game of Madden like the game of football is played on Sundays.
"There is no I in team, but there is a me in team. If you jumble up the letters."
5 years ago#10

Did you recently lose someone close to you? Maybe you're still very sad from that? I don't know how the game can tell you're so sad and grieving so hard...

It's griefing and it's exploiting the game to make an unfun experience for others or intentionally doing things to degrade the positive experience of other players. Think team killing on purpose in a game just to annoy people. Think back to what you did that might have been considered to cause grief to other players

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