Suspended=unable to play for a period of time. Banned=account disabled forever.

#1Slayer1217Posted 2/6/2013 2:14:01 PM
It confuses me when someone says they are banned but really they mean they are suspended for a few days.
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#2eco masterPosted 2/6/2013 2:16:37 PM
Technically, being banned is just having your access to something revoked, no explicit time frame. You can be banned for a short period of time. It's a proper use of the term.
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#3DeadpooL7Posted 2/6/2013 2:26:48 PM
Actually youre wrong TC. Banned doesnt mean any specific time frame. You can be banned for a time period.

If youre going to make a topic complaining about how people used a word, you should make sure youre using it right first.
#4Slayer1217(Topic Creator)Posted 2/6/2013 2:30:31 PM
If you just say your account was banned, I will assume it is forever disabled unless you otherwise specify a time frame.

If you say your account was suspended, I immediately know that you will be getting your account back.

"Banned" is ambiguous. Also using "suspended" is a lot better.
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#5hawkeye2188Posted 2/6/2013 2:40:11 PM
I get where your coming from TC, however I don't think when someone is banned they are forever unless they say permaban, I suppose you could use suspended and expelled like at school, but even then some schools let you come back the following year you are expelled. Confusing.
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#6bstbllPosted 2/6/2013 2:53:09 PM
The terms Riot uses are time bans and permanent bans. They're both bans. Generally you're right. Here you aren't.

See: http://euw.leagueoflegends.com/tribunal/en/case/595543/#nogo
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