Old  August 15th, 2017, 9:59pm     #46
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Question Twitter suspensions
For the past few weeks I am having a problem with Twitter suspensions.
Get back on with code sent via my phone.
I am not doing anything automated and puzzled as to why this is happening.
It's gotta be happening to some others also?
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  Old  August 18th, 2017, 11:08am     #47
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OK continued suspensions for no reason I can think of.
So I switched to my second Twitter account.
That email is different so I will need to check it for wins.
And suppose I should sign into my 1st account now & then?
I am following only eight on the 2nd account.
Didn't know what else to do.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 1:45am     #48
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Update suspension on my 2nd account also.
Is there such a thing as a live person to talk with on Twitter - like a phone # or another method of contact?
I have now been able to unlock my account with a phone code.
But Twitter has suspended me so many times I am concerned that they will close my account.
And the darnedest thing is I didn't do anything wrong.
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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 1:46am     #49
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One more thing - I believe this is a mistake on Twitter's part and I am caught in the middle.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 11:08am     #50
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I have been through what is happening to you. There is really no way to "talk" to someone there but I could not even get back in with a phone number/code because it did not recognize anything but a cell phone and I do not have a cell phone. So I had to lodge a complaint or "appeal the block" and then after I got the automated response I replied to that. I did that 4 times, then unblocked me and then I was blocked again immediately. It is a fault of their programming to catch the automated entries. What finally has worked for the last 10 days has been my final appeal I did tell them I though it was unfair and discriminatory to pick out certain accounts when many people were doing the same thing to enter these contests. I said they need to exam the process and not penalize someone just trying to win a few things to make their lives a little better. Well it appears someone actually did read that and may have put a flag on my account to keep it out of the automated entry dragnet. It is working for now but they need to redo the programming which I also noted as I worked in IT for 12 years and know their filters are bad.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 11:11am     #51
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and also I have found that some of the book sites that give away Amazon and Papypal GC may be the ones where I was getting caught in their programs. I have minimized my entries there and I do try to alter the tweet slightly.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 11:18am     #52
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well I guess I spoke to soon-on my first tweet this morning I was blocked so am going through the useless steps again to unlock it.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 11:20am     #53
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alycep06, I wonder if what really worked is you used the word "discriminatory." Maybe their email filters catch that

There is one blog site from a person who has done sweeps for years. I don't suspect her of anything, however I believe her security thing on her site has lapse. At first I could get around Norton by click the Go There Anyway link. Recently, Norton won't let me get through even that way, so I've given up on her sweeps. They were book sweeps, which made me wonder if Alycep06 was referring to that.

I want to be clear, I don't think this particular blogger is doing something bad, I just wonder if it's something with her web site that perhaps she doesn't know about.

I have been getting away from the book bloggers, too. Mostly because there are too many tweets and things. And with the Rafflecopter making it a longer step to grab your link (you used to be able to click the blue link, but now it flashes so fast it isn't there long enough) I have quit with many types of Rafflecopter sweeps.

Hmm, I wonder if Rafflecopter is tripping something?

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 12:15pm     #54
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alycepo6 This has to be happening to more contesters.
And I keep thinking there must be a way of dealing with this.
It would be nice if there were more blog giveaways with no daily tweet.
I miss doing the daily tweets as I think they increase your odds of winning.
Yesterday I did maybe 20 tweets all day (spaced apart and altered a bit).
Still another suspension.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 12:26pm     #55
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Brittles are you OK with Twitter now?

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 12:47pm     #56
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Yesterday I did maybe 20 tweets all day (spaced apart and altered a bit).
Still another suspension.
I don't think this is the problem. I do a ton of tweets in a row. I tweet giveaways, but also my Etsy, Indiemade and Artyah shops. I re-tweet for other sellers as well. I generally do it all in one go, since I work most days. Although, I do get more time off during the summer, and really enter sweeps a lot during those days.

I'm glad you're here talking about it. I want to know more about twitter, but they're stingy when it comes to talking about themselves.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 7:32pm     #57
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Another thing - today I did a few personal tweets - they are not showing on my Twitter.
Isn't that odd?

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 9:40pm     #58
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that is very odd. I wish they were more forthright with you so you could figure out what is going on.

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  Old  August 20th, 2017, 9:45pm     #59
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that is very odd. I wish they were more forthright with you so you could figure out what is going on.
All we get is automated replies, nothing specific to our situations. Ironic that we are accused of automated activity and that is all we get back from them.

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  Old  August 21st, 2017, 12:51am     #60
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Sirius Moonlight just did another personal tweet and it showed at first after I tweeted it and then it was gone.
This whole issue is so ridiculous if I weren't so ticked I could laugh about it!
I just happened to look at another tweeter that I follow and she tweets for giveaways more than I even did.
It's a puzzle allright and I'm still not quite ready to accept it

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