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Detect banned account /sock puppet

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:59 pm
by Mrsmithe
How does a forum detected my sock puppet account .a while back I mess up and was banned in the forum and after trying to get unbanned not work I made a sock puppet account and behaved and suddenly I refresh page on account and I'm banned and I was following the rules and I had the account for a while any ideas how the suddenly knew it was me?

Re: Detect banned account /sock puppet

Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:30 am
by lisati
There are multiple ways of detecting the creation of a new account for someone who has been banned. The most obvious ways are through their posting style, email address and IP address.