For some time we have been dealing with the repeated attempts at rejoining this message board by a former member who was banned back in February for repeated abusive and offensive behaviour.
Originally they went by the name of Fluffyfish, and subsequently they have used the aliases SarahJ, Emgash, Bronnies, Fluffyfairies, Stickylungs and Classicalguitar. Of course, we suspend their account every time we find out, but they keep returning nontheless - using a different e-mail address to create a new account each time.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD ANY MESSAGE BOARD MEMBER CONTACT THIS USER, be it through this board or by any other electronic means; furthermore we would recommend if they are on your MSN list or Facebook friends list that you remove/block them.
They have abused people directly on this message board. They have abused them via PM through this message board. They have abused them via MSN, e-mail, text message and even Facebook. They have demonstrated this behaviour on other Internet message boards, and have even been banned from attending an ABRSM performance for fear that they might randomly verbally attack other people there with little or no provokation, as they have shown they do on this message board many times over.
Fortunately we have been sent many, many examples of their threatening and abusive messages/conversation logs/etc. by concerned members of this message board. Some of those targetted are under 18 years old, so it is possible that - if these repeated verbal assaults continue - we may be forced to take the matter further.
For the time being, please stay alert, and please let either CathBear or myself know if you have, AT ANY TIME, suffered an abusive post or message from this person via any of their aliases. They are not welcome on this board, and we will do our utmost to prevent them from ruining the experience for everyone else.
Thanks folks, and take care,
AUK Volunteer and message board moderator