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Bans can occur when a player violates the Roblox Terms of Use, Privacy and Cookie Policy or run afoul of owners and their admins of certain games. Players are typically given warnings on their first few offences, and the amount of warnings a user can obtain before getting an actual ban varies. Repeatedly breaking the rules will get their account deleted. If the violation is serious, such as phishing, scamming or violation of federal law, accounts can be deleted without any prior notices or commands.

However, some places may block access to specific players and theoretically ban them; this usually occurs on group-run places with restrictions imposed on other groups or users. A player who is blocked from a game may also be immediately kicked from the server. This can also happen to any player if a server is locked by an in-game admin (you will not have access to the server unless it is unlocked or restarted).

Robloxians are unable to view the profiles of deleted accounts. A bug on January 15, 2014, gave users access to terminated account profiles. Moderators initially claimed that the bug was a new update. However, Arbolito, a Roblox user, confirmed that this was an error with Roblox's programming and was later nullified.

VIP server bug

If an account is banned or terminated and has an active subscription to a VIP server, the subscription will continue after each renewal date as long as they still have sufficient Robux in the account to rent another month of the server.

In-game bans

An "in-game ban", not given by Roblox staff but instead by game owners or players with admin powers within a place, only restricts the player's access to a specific game. These bans can range from being kicked from a server to being permanently banned from a game. If a player is banned from a game, they are usually restricted from access until the server is shut down unless another one is running. Players with in-game bans still have access to the Roblox website, their own places and other games they can access. This ban will not affect your moderation history.

However, some places may block access to specific players and theoretically ban them; this usually occurs on group-run places with restrictions imposed on other groups or users. A player who is blocked from a game may also be immediately kicked from the server. This can also happen to any player if a server is locked by an in-game admin (you will not have access to the server unless it is unlocked or restarted).

Ban Levels

Users who violate Roblox's Terms of Service will be given one of these reprimands. They range from a stern reminder to follow Roblox's guidelines to have the user's IP permanently blocked from Roblox.

Type of Ban Description Images
Forum Purge, Image ban, in-game ban, game ban

If a user is subjected to a Forum Purge, all the player's forum posts will be replaced by [ Content Deleted ]. This happens if a user tries to spam on the forums while a moderator is online. This ban is no longer given as of the December 2017 closure of the forums. In-game bans for specific games, imposed by in-game admins are still given out. However, they do not affect access to other Roblox services.

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Error 0x1 A user tries playing a game but they get an error saying "Roblox cannot startup. User code = 0x1." These "bans" were commonly given out to players who have created adult material. This type of moderation action is no longer given.
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Reminder

This moderation action reminds players to follow the rules of Roblox. No account suspension occurs. Reminders typically occur for new users and minor violations of Roblox's Terms of Service. This particular level of "ban" is known to disconnect users from a game they're currently in. This type of ban is no longer given and has been replaced with Warnings.

Reminder 2015
Warning

This moderation action is similar to a reminder. It warns users to follow the Roblox Terms of Service. Warnings occur for slightly more serious violations of the Terms of Service or for repeated reminders. As of 2016, this has replaced reminders, so the reminder offences merged to the warning offences.

Warning text

A warning due to unreadable text

Capture1

A warning for copyright

1 day ban

The player's account is banned from using Roblox for one day (24 hours)

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3-day ban

The player's account is banned from using Roblox for three days (72 hours).

Ban 3 Days

Verbal ban

1 week (7 days)

ban

The player's account is banned from using Roblox for seven days (1 week).

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2 weeks

(14 days) ban

The player's account is banned from using Roblox for fourteen days (two weeks). The player is warned that any further violations of the Roblox Terms of Service may result in an account deletion. This is used for severe or repeated violations.
14 Day Ban
Account Deletion The player's account is permanently banned from using Roblox. Users who attempt to view a terminated player profile will see Page cannot be found or no longer exists (a 404 error, formerly "The page you requested does not exist"). Serious or repeated violations of the Terms of Service and/or violation of federal law will immediately result in an account deletion. Friends of a terminated user will see in their friends list a "User has been restricted" under the player's name. If you appeal for these, do it carefully or it's game over for your account.

It is believed by some people that this ban can last until 12/31/9999 (like a permanent Xbox Live ban) but has not yet been proven.

Though moderators are hesitant to give away account deletions as a punishment, if the account is new, has no value and is ultimately a throwaway account - especially if it was created in order to violate the rules - they will most likely be hastier to delete the account.

Account Deletion
Newer 404 error

Players who try to view a deleted player will see this error message.

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Moderated

An example of an account being created for the purposes of rule violation.

Poison ban The player's account is deleted and new account creations are disabled. All active users on the deleted player's specific IP address or link to the deleted player's email are also deleted. Unlike an IP ban, poisoned users are allowed to enter the Roblox website and log into an account that is not linked to the email of the deleted player.
Account creation suspended
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Poison Ban-0

Former robloxian that got poison termed.

IP ban

This type of ban is reserved for very severe violations of the Terms of Service or federal law. All players on this IP Address are blocked for 7 days (1 week) and will see a 403 error when trying to access the Roblox website. Using a VPN or changing your dynamic or static IP address in order to access one's terminated account or create a new account can result if caught, the IP address is added to the list of banned IPs linked with the original banned IP.

IP-Ban

Old IP Ban 2012 or 2013 to 2015

Newer 403 error

New IP Ban. over 2016 or 2017

Unauthorized credentials ban (Permanent IP ban) This is the most powerful ban a user can receive. All players on this IP address are permanently blocked. This is most likely by sending an appeal to appeals@roblox.com to see the appealing ban rules and having another account deleted. Also, on Wikipedia, similar to 403 Forbidden, the IP address requires authentication and has failed or not yet provided to access to the Roblox web service. This will redirect to Code 401 error.
Infinite-IP-Ban

Termed IP Ban 2012 or 2013 to 2015.

Exploiting

Main article: Exploit

Exploiting is a major violation of the Terms of Service and can result in light or harsh moderation action depending on the severity of the exploit. For this reason, exploiters commonly do their business exploiting on alternate accounts (however this can backfire if the account is IP banned, in which case they may also choose to use a VPN). Due to this evasion method, it is very difficult to capture an exploiter.

However, there are other techniques that developers can use in order to identify exploiters. For instance, on Shedletsky's Sword Fight on the Heights IV, the game had an unobtainable badge without exploiting, called "Touch The Divine." If a user were to use any form of exploit to grant themselves this badge, that user would automatically receive a ban (most likely an account deletion/termination or most less warning or a ban).

Appeals & Membership

Users are encouraged to appeal a moderation action through an email to appeals@roblox.com. If the moderation action is deemed to be unfair, it can be lifted. Many users believe that the Roblox appeals system is unfair because appeals have an extremely low return rate.

Some users believe that users who purchase a premium membership are more likely to have a ban appealed and less likely to get banned, although this has not been proven.

NewExporiationDate

A message bar notifying a banned BC member that they can cancel their membership for the duration of their ban. This particular section is no longer used.

Players with premium who are banned receive an additional notification when their accounts are banned. This notification identifies when the player's Roblox membership will expire or renew and how to contact Roblox if the player wants to cancel his/her membership for the duration of their ban.

Criticism

Many users who have created new accounts state that their previous account was banned for no apparent or sufficient reason. A glitch on the mobile client occasionally causes the player to see a message that they are permanently banned when they have received no recent moderator sanctions. It is rumoured that players have been banned after their "parent" emailed The Roblox Corporation asking for their "child's account" to be closed.

Some users claim to have been banned for no logical reason. A rumour that spread throughout 2011–2013 noted that moderator MSE6 (now scandal) bans users for no reason, such as for being Christian. B1tsh1ft has been rumoured to ban users who post a topic within the wrong subforum. After b1tsh1ft was fired, the rumour spread to a new mod, EliteEinherjar.
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Account deletion as of 2009-2013.

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