IP Addresses Blocked From Craigslist

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Why did my IP Address get Blocked from Craigslist?
It wont post even if you are on a different account, ip, or computer. Did you get your issue addressed? Spam and prohibited transactions are the bane of Craigslist's existence so instead of a reprimand, you'll get a banned. Did I get blocked? Help Contact Us Go to top. Related Questions Blocking craigslist on Internet Explorer? About the Author Aaron Charles began writing about "pragmatic art" in for an online arts journal based in Minneapolis, Minn.

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This means that any post you make can be flagged by other users for any or no reason. They might have caught you breaking a rule or they might want to eliminate their competition. According to Craigslist, most ads get flagged because they're miscategorized, prohibited or over-posted. If this happens enough, they can even be removed. Craigslist can also block you from posting more ads, but their ban will expire so keep on trying.

When you intentionally violate their posting terms, Craigslist has to reprimand you. You might be linking to commercial sites or running the same ad in more than one city. Whatever it is, you'll know your punishment is more serious than flagged posts or temporary bans if you're unable to post any ads, including personal ones. To confirm this, try posting an ad in the Craigslist "Free" category.

Something like "My pet Llama died and it no longer needs its mattress. If you don't mind the smell, it's yours. If you're spamming Craigslist into the stone age, or using them illegally, the consequences are more severe. Spam and prohibited transactions are the bane of Craigslist's existence so instead of a reprimand, you'll get a banned.

You'll know if this happened because their entire site will be blocked. If you ever want to use Craigslist again, bring your "A game" to abuse craigslist. Craigslist is understandably reluctant to give proven abusers a second chance, so it's in your best interest to describe your motives and change of heart as convincingly as you can.

You just might get lucky. His freelance efforts also include a book. Minor Posting Violation When you intentionally violate their posting terms, Craigslist has to reprimand you.

Select "Sign Up for An Account. Input the image sequence, and click "Create Account. Click the link embedded in the email Craigslist sends you to activate your new account. You are now able to post to Classifieds using the account. Robert Schrader is a writer, photographer, world traveler and creator of the award-winning blog Leave Your Daily Hell. When he's not out globetrotting, you can find him in beautiful Austin, TX, where he lives with his partner. Skip to main content. Tip If you access Craigslist using a proxy, don't even close the top navigation frame that appears when you use Craigslist via the proxy.

Otherwise, Craigslist's server sees your true IP address, and the block re-commences. Surf Anonymous Free Proxy:

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