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The Ban Hammer is often referenced in metaphors for being banned from Roblox.

AΒ ban is a form of account suspension that can occur when a player violates the Terms of Use on Roblox. Players are typically given warnings on their first few offenses, and the amount of warnings a user can obtain before getting an actual ban varies.

Repeated instances of a player being warned or banned canΒ increase the likelihood of their next punishment being an account deletion (also referred to as a termination). If the violation is serious, such as phishing,Β scammingΒ or violation of federal law,Β accounts can be deleted without any prior notices or commands.

Additionally, some places may block access to specific players and theoretically ban them;Β this usually occurs in group-run places with restrictions imposed on other groups or users. A player who is banned from a specific game is immediately kicked from the server. This can also happen to any player if a server is locked by an in-game admin or moderator.

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.

Ban Level

Users who violate Roblox's Terms of Service will be given one of these reprimands. They range from a stern reminder (which were replaced by warnings)Β to follow Roblox's guidelines to have IP permanently blocked from theΒ Roblox website forever.


Moderator Notes

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

Depending on what violation the player has done, these moderator notes are given to each ban, warning or account deletion:


Moderator Note Warning 1-Day Ban 3-Day Ban 7-Day Ban 14-Day Ban Account DeletionΒ 
This image is not appropriate for Roblox. Please review our rules and only upload appropriate content.

[1]

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Your account has been deleted for creating, promoting, or participating in inappropriate behavior or content. This is a violation of our Terms of Use. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
This content is not appropriate for Roblox. Content or avatars created to simulate nudity or underwear/undergarments are not permitted. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Roblox does not permit discriminatory speech, content, or actions based on race or ethnic origin, national origin, religion or religious affiliation, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

[2]

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This content is not appropriate for Roblox. Do not chat, post or otherwise discuss inappropriate topics on Roblox.

[3]

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Your account has been deleted, as per your parent’s request.

[4]

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Do not upload excessively loud audio to Roblox.

[5]

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We're sorry, but due to a request from the copyright holder, we cannot permit this content on Roblox.

[6]

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Please make sure all text are readable. If we cannot read the text in your image, it will not be permitted on Roblox.

[7]

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This content is not appropriate Hate speech is not permitted on Roblox βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Adult content is not tolerated on Roblox! βœ— βœ— βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
This account has been closed due to violating Roblox terms of service. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Your account has been deleted for theft of an account and/or it's assets βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Account has been deleted for unauthorized/disputed charges. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Dating, sexting, or other inappropriate behavior is not permitted on Roblox.

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Don't talk about inappropriate topics on ROBLOX. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
This audio file contains content that is inappropriate for Roblox. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Your username is inappropriate for Roblox. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Don't create accounts just to harass users or break rules. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Your account has been deleted for violating the Terms of Service for inappropriate behavior. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Account suspended for billing review. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
This is your final warning. Your account has been suspended for continuing to violate our Terms of Use by exploiting. If you continue, your account and all of your associated accounts will be deleted. βœ— βœ— βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ—
We're sorry, but selfies are not permitted on Roblox. βœ— βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Please do not upload personal photos to Roblox. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
Do not harass other users. Do not say inappropriate or mean things about others on Roblox. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Dating and shipping images are not permitted on Roblox. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
Scamming is a violation of the Terms of Service. Do not continue to scam on Roblox.

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Do not swear, use profanity or otherwise say inappropriate things in Roblox.

[10]

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The only links you are allowed to share in are roblox.com, youtube.com, twitter.com, and twitch.tv. Posting any other links even in images will result in further moderation actions. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
This account has been closed due to repeatedly violating our terms of service. You are no longer welcome on Roblox. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
This account has been caught using exploits on Roblox. This is a violation of Roblox terms of service. Future use of exploits could result in the deletion of this account. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ—
Your account has been suspended for violating our Terms of Use for exploiting. If you continue, your account and all of your associated accounts will be deleted. βœ— βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Your username is not appropriate for Roblox due to privacy concerns. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Your account has been deleted for violating the Terms of Use for exploiting the audio refunds system. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Your account has been deleted for violating our Terms of Use for exploiting βœ— βœ— βœ—Β  βœ— βœ— βœ“
Don't ask other users for their personal information. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Account deleted due to disputed unauthorized charges. Do not make unauthorized charges on any Roblox account. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Exploiting is not permitted on Roblox.

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Do not create accounts just for the purpose of breaking the rules. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Your account has been deleted for violating the Terms of Use for repeatedly creating inappropriate content. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Uploading distorted audio files are not permitted. Please make sure your files can be easily and clearly heard. βœ— βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
Do not create ads that claim to pay players for joining your group. Because Roblox cannot enforce these deals, they are a violation of the rules. Further attempts to create these ads will result in additional moderation actions on your account. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Do not continue to stream forum raiding on Twitch. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“ βœ“
Do not post about your moderation actions, or additional moderation actions may be taken against your account. If you would like to discuss your bans, please use the Appeals system as described on your ban report. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
After further review, your account has been deleted for making unauthorized charges. Always have permission before making any purchases. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
This asset is not appropriate for Roblox. Please review our rules and upload appropriate content. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Do not create places to harass other users βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Don't create account just to harass users or break rules βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Do not create games to harass other players. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Please do not create ads which encourage players to attempt to click them multiple times. We understand that you want as many people to visit your place as possible; however, these ads are not permitted on Roblox. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
It is in violation of the TOS to buy and sell ROBLOX virtual items or currency for real-world compensation. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Closed as a compromised account. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
This account has been closed as a compromised account. Do not access accounts that do not belong to you. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
This account has been closed due to exploiting and/or botting behavior. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Mass deleting likely bad usernames. If an appeal is received, please review and reopen if the account is legitimate. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Do not violate the Terms of Service by using the Intellectual Property without permission of the original copyright owner. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
The derogatory language you are using here is not permitted on Roblox. βœ— βœ— βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Posting information that claims to be able to exploit Roblox is a violation of our Terms of Service. If you continue to do so, your account will be subject to further moderation actions. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ—
Your username is inappropriate for Roblox and needs to be changed. If you have a verified email on your account, you will receive an email with an updated username. If you do not have a verified email, please contact info@roblox.com for assistance.Β  βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“ ? βœ—
Do not create games that offer Robux as a prize. These kinds of games are considered scams, as there is not an official system to guarantee a prize. If you persist in creating these games, your account will be subject to additional moderation actions. βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
Advertising Robux payouts are prohibited as there is not a system that ensures specific rules are followed or that the offered prize is granted. We realize you did not intend to scam, but please do not offer these on Roblox. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
This account has been closed due to a violation of our Terms of Service. Do not create games intended to scam other players. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ“
Do not create games intended to scam other players! βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“ βœ“
This image is too revealing for Roblox. Please edit this image to make it more age appropriate. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
Creating items with the intent of trying to get around Roblox's rules is not permitted. ? ? ? ? ? ?
Clothing featuring red armbands are not permitted on Roblox. βœ“ ? ? ? ? ?
Uploading distorted audio files are not permitted. Please make sure your files can be easily and clearly heard. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
Unfortunately, we are not able to play this audio file, even after opening it with VLC. Please re-encode your file and try uploading it again. βœ“ βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—
This audio file is inappropriate for ROBLOX.Β Hate speech is not tolerated on ROBLOX! ? ? βœ“ ? ? βœ“
Your account has been closed due to violations of our DMCA Repeat Infringer policy. Please review our Terms of Service for additional information. βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ— βœ—

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Mistakes

  1. ↑ Used to be This image is inappropriate for ROBLOX.
  2. ↑ Used to be Hate speech is not tolerated on ROBLOX!
  3. ↑ Used to be Don't talk about inappropriate topics on ROBLOX.
  4. ↑ Used to be Deleted per parent request.
  5. ↑ Used to be Do not upload excessively loud audio files to ROBLOX.
  6. ↑ Used to be We’re sorry, but due to copyright reasons we cannot allow this Intellectual Property onto the site.
  7. ↑ Used to be This image contains text which is not clearly visible. Try to re-upload the image with readable text size. and Please make sure all text is able to be easily read. If we cannot read the text in your image, it will not be permitted on Roblox.
  8. ↑ Used to be Dating is not allowed on ROBLOX.
  9. ↑ Used to be Do not try to scam others on ROBLOX!
  10. ↑ Used to be Don't say inappropriate things on ROBLOX.
  11. ↑ Used to be Exploiting is not permitted on ROBLOX.

Former

  • Roblox TOS Violation β€˜β€™'
  • Please don't spam on Roblox.[1]
  • Scripters forum is NOT the place for learning java. Read the rules.
  • This is your last warning before your account is permanently deleted and you are not welcome on ROBLOX. Do not continue to harass other players or otherwise break the rules.
  • You have repeatedly bullied other players on this site. You have made multiple games and images showing the deaths of other players on this site. You have been warned many, many times that your behavior was inappropriate. Your account is now deleted.
  • Bad username.
  • Do not post bad links.
  • Do not swear
  • This content is not appropriate. Do not chat, post, or otherwise discuss inappropriate topics on Roblox. You have been warned repeatedly not to post about inappropriate topics on the forum. This account is being terminated due to repeated violations of Roblox’s Terms and Conditions of Service.
  • Asking or offering to take nude pictures is against the rules and will not be tolerated. Your account has been deleted!
  • Deleted by Parent Request; Billing policy
  • Your account has been deleted for uploading inappropriate assets to Roblox. The billing has been canceled.
  • Do not violate the terms of Roblox
  • Your account has been terminated for violating the terms of use of Roblox.
  1. ↑ Used to be Please don't spam on ROBLOX.

Reasons

These are common reasons as to why a player may be banned from Roblox:

  • Inappropriate Content
  • Profanity
  • SpamΒ 
  • Harassment
  • Adult Content
  • Scamming
  • Privacy
  • Hacking
  • Terroristic Advertising
  • Disputed Charge
  • Advertising
  • Impersonation

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 canΒ range fromΒ 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 downΒ 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;Β this usually occurs in 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).

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).

Issues

VIP Servers

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. It is unknown whether this will ever be patched.

Audio Refund Incident

On July 4, 2018, thousands of accounts on Roblox were banned for "Unauthorized charges/disputed charges" after unintentionally or intentionally receiving a double refund for uploading audio that was rejected. Almost all the bans given were permanent, and Roblox has announced that they are reinstating accounts that were affected (provided that they received a refund unintentionally).

Plugin Incident

On March 11, 2018, 10 user accounts were banned due to a bug with a cleanup process banning users using the word β€œEditor” in the title. This caused groups of terminated accounts to have code leaked.

Botting Incident

On October 17, 2018, thousands of accounts received a termination for "Roblox ToS Violation". Almost the majority of users who were deleted were innocent, including developers and major people with 500K+ RAP (Recent Average Price). All the terminations were given out at 4:51:49 PM.

Botters also have been terminated by this incident, therefore showing that Roblox doesΒ notΒ support scams.

URL Error

If you type "https://www.roblox.com/Membership/NotApproved.aspx" (the page you will always be redirected to when ban/warning is in effect), it will for some reason show your last moderation action that you received. It is unknown if this trick will put anything on yourΒ moderation history, but it's highly unlikely it does.Β This also willΒ notΒ ban/warn you, so going to another Roblox website domain will not redirect you back to theΒ page. The page is a little glitchyΒ if it's a moderation action that was given before the Roblox font change/dark theme update.

Doing this without having any moderation history on your account will instantly redirect you to the default Roblox home page.

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. most likely because of how said users paid Roblox directly and can give refunds if banned.

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 premiumΒ 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 rumored 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 rumor that spread throughout 2011–2013 noted that moderator MSE6 (now scandal) bans users for no reason, such as for being Christian. B1tsh1ft has been rumored to ban users who post a topic within the wrong subforum. After b1tsh1ft was fired, the rumor spread to a new mod, EliteEinherjar.
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Account deletion as of 2007-2013.

Trivia

This section is a trivia section. Please relocate any relevant information into other sections of the article.

  • When players receive a 14-day ban, the player's account willΒ not be deleted, even if the moderator note states otherwise.
  • Another word for this ban is "Account Suspension", as you canΒ read in the begin sectionΒ of this page too.
  • In 2018, thousands of players were terminated for no reason. The moderator note was unauthorized charges and "Roblox ToS Violation". Many people suspect that the reason was that Roblox's moderation bot glitched and started terminating innocent players. This happened twice: The first termination wave happened on the Fourth of July. Second time was somewhere in the second half of 2018.

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