Clans invading Public Servers - Nusiance / Annoyance?

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Clans invading Public Servers - Nusiance / Annoyance?

  • Yes, Kick / Ban them from server now!

    Votes: 19 45.2%
  • No, I enjoy their company! </3

    Votes: 23 54.8%

  • Total voters
    42

EgreSS

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 5, 2012
104
2
0
I hate it when clans invade public server. Last night I got kicked from my own server as I joined spec. As I proceed to WebAdmin to lay down the law, they left. I was itching to bad to ban them. :mad:

I mean if you gonna have a clan that plays KF, why not have your own server? Or go dedicated? Don't go taking over a public server, assume you're the boss of the server, and kick anyone that joins. You might be kicking the wrong person ( Admin ). :D

Also, they promote poor game play by just sharing money amongst themselves and not helping others. Poor team mates. :(


Anyway, I have encountered 2 clans that have done this.

"EsC" clan; names go "EsC______"

and

"Bandit" clan; names go "______ Bandit"

So server owners and normal players, how do you feel about clan take overs?
 

FieserMoep

FNG / Fresh Meat
Dec 6, 2010
36
0
0
Well, those "Clans" are most of the time some WM3 clans or so whose Nick is everywhere the Same via the Steam Nick. They have no interesset in owning a Server for games like KF and to set up an own server is unconvinient if you can overtake a server with a ping around 60.

Then you kick all those who join and you have your own party.
I encountered that a lot and if they cant kick you because of other players that joined in time they suck at teamplay.

Thoug there are realy KF Groups who actualy are nice to play with but my expirience mainly saw those "bullies"
 

FDRs Legs

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 11, 2011
94
4
0
If the clan can't get 6 friends together to commandeer a server, it's one sad clan.

Being rude and trying to command a server via votekick deserves retaliation of equal fashion.

I'd say ban them.
 

Splatpope

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jan 1, 2012
1,300
250
0
Belgium
Yeah whatev you're the admin, ban them

Also, I have had the very funny surprise of getting some ragemail from some people I banned from my own server on sight, even if my server was called THIS IS PRIVATE GTFO
 

FSUBoo

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 6, 2010
601
167
0
Florida, US
I hate it when clans invade public server. Last night I got kicked from my own server as I joined spec. As I proceed to WebAdmin to lay down the law, they left. I was itching to bad to ban them. :mad:

I mean if you gonna have a clan that plays KF, why not have your own server? Or go dedicated? Don't go taking over a public server, assume you're the boss of the server, and kick anyone that joins. You might be kicking the wrong person ( Admin ). :D

Also, they promote poor game play by just sharing money amongst themselves and not helping others. Poor team mates. :(


Anyway, I have encountered 2 clans that have done this.

"EsC" clan; names go "EsC______"

and

"Bandit" clan; names go "______ Bandit"

So server owners and normal players, how do you feel about clan take overs?

I've had it happen to me before, and and yes, I will admit, back when I had made the RG clan, I had done this before, commandeering a server. Never vote kicked though, just always went with the extra people that weren't in my group. That's why I love the current group of people I play with, they have public and private servers, and we can usually get good games 8D.
 

CandleJack

FNG / Fresh Meat
Dec 2, 2009
3,408
1,060
0
VIC
I'm in a clan - KFL - and we may have a few members on the one server, but we're nowhere near as organised as we once were.

Even then we didn't kick anybody that didn't deserve/warrant it; i.e. L0s on HoE and doukbags.
 

aesdana

FNG / Fresh Meat
Apr 18, 2006
1,068
204
0
ssa
GENERALLY SPEAKING

Clan members abuse other players, only share money among themselves, and in all other possible ways show to themselves and other players that they are ONE, they are BEST and other players are like turds invading their kill zone.

Having said that...

I think clan members are wonderful people. When they are the type that use their pro gaming skills to help new players, share the money and welcome them.
 

Cmdr-A

FNG / Fresh Meat
Feb 18, 2011
92
5
0
I don't mind them as long as they behave and don't start kicking random pubbers just so they can fit more of their own teammates into the server. Once they start abusing kick vote to out people who also wanted to play just for their friends, I put my foot down.

I co admin a server and never have seen this happen yet, but I'd graciously kick them if they started doing that since I cannot tolerate people abusing kick vote for friends only, I usually watch via web admin most of the time when I'm not playing so.
 

Gartley

Grizzled Veteran
Dec 27, 2010
2,346
349
83
UK
www.wildcardproductionstudios.co.uk
Boils down to the clan and sometimes a few select few in the Clan. For example I wouldn't stand for it on our servers. Even if a big group of us wanted to play on one of our server (currently hosting ~6), we wouldn't kick people off just so we could play. That's just... wrong.

But to say all clans are like that is a rather misinformed statement.
 

Left 4 Dinner

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jun 11, 2012
732
12
0
your missing the option "Ban/kick them if they abuse votekick, but otherwise, keep". Ive played a few servers where I get vote kicks on me for no reason. They just say to get out. Even this one server, there 5 guys using th glitch in EvilSantaLair map, and 3 of them were dead, with the other 2 nearly dead. I said I could join as a medic, just right after their 4th guy died. Their response were all caps. and basically said get out. I said, fine Im off, later. But I stayed a bit more to see their final guy die. I laughed so hard and taunted them a bit before leaving.

But besides that, usually most clans I play with dont seem to be a problem. Some dont help with money or heals, but thats ok. Ive learn to take what you can get, and only heal them inbetween rounds. One time,these two clannies wouldnt heal anyone but themselves. I would heal them, but they wouldnt heal me, even if they had the syringe fully filled. So, I didnt heal them til the end of the round. On the 5th and 8th round, the one guy was hit by a husk, and after using his health thing, a siren came by and busted his ears. He spammed medic a few times, but I just ran to him with the syringe out, and healed myself as he died. I took his weapon and pawned it for extra dosh though. He suprisingly didnt say anything throughout the whole match
 

lammah

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 1, 2011
345
30
0
California
I run 2 publics and 2 privates. I join the public ones if I really have no one to play with, want a couple LOLs or level up my 2nd account :)

I've been vote-kicked of my own servers a couple times as well. They did get swiftly kicked too :)
 

Wriath

FNG / Fresh Meat
Feb 18, 2012
43
3
0
Yeah, I'm the leader of clan [DMW]. Douchebags that come in and votekick and such deserve the banhammer, but don't take it out on everybody with tags.
 

lammah

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 1, 2011
345
30
0
California
yeah, as long as noone is getting votekicked just for not belonging to a specific group, I have no problems with clans hanging out in my servers.
 

FluX

FNG / Fresh Meat
Oct 26, 2010
5,386
231
0
www.fluxiservice.com
Boils down to the clan and sometimes a few select few in the Clan. For example I wouldn't stand for it on our servers. Even if a big group of us wanted to play on one of our server (currently hosting ~6), we wouldn't kick people off just so we could play. That's just... wrong.

But to say all clans are like that is a rather misinformed statement.
People you better listen to this as this is 100% pure truth. I am the same on my community and servers. I will never kick someone for a slot for anyone. I will never let me members off for breaking the rules (which they know and haven't tested me on) cause i've had many problems with people in the past.

Simple solution for admins:
Remove the kick vote. This saves so much time and makes the admins in control.
 

Left 4 Dinner

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jun 11, 2012
732
12
0
Simple solution for admins:
Remove the kick vote. This saves so much time and makes the admins in control.

Although I get what your saying, and agree for the most part, there as been a few times where Im on a server where the admin is not online at the time, and a wild derp level 0 or level 1 player joins a HoE game. And the only way to get rid of that player, is to ask them to leave, and then use vote kick if they choose to not leave
 

EgreSS

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 5, 2012
104
2
0
I see this is a debatable issue from the polls. :eek:

I'm fine with clans as long as they don't try to kick anyone just for slots or if they don't act rude and stuff to others.

I'm not attacking ALL the clans, since I'm in one myself (we have our own server :rolleyes:) . I just dislike those who invade servers, and start acting like they own the server.
 

kablooie!

FNG / Fresh Meat
Sep 21, 2010
569
294
0
toronto
I don't mind clans on my server. They are no different than groups of friends who play together without clan tags.

As long as they don't start vote kicking people who aren't in their clan or aren't their friends, they're fine.
 
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Spicy

FNG / Fresh Meat
Oct 8, 2010
1,219
162
0
32
New England, the Newer England
Egress, for future reference make sure you have a key bound to logging in as admin. It'll clear the kick-votes against you plus give the retard pubs an "oh f*ck" moment. But most importantly, it's super-convenient. :D
 

EgreSS

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 5, 2012
104
2
0
Egress, for future reference make sure you have a key bound to logging in as admin. It'll clear the kick-votes against you plus give the retard pubs an "oh f*ck" moment. But most importantly, it's super-convenient. :D

I do have a key binded, BUT my potato lags and I was kicked before I was fully loaded. :mad:
 

vealck

FNG / Fresh Meat
Aug 19, 2009
2,836
234
0
Yeah, seen this numerous times. Joining public servers and kicking people, or when votekick is disabled, blocking the trader to the non-members. Organized assholery, that's what it is.

I'd ban them to hell if a situation you described happened to me.