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(Updated July ‘18 by Fizz.)

Our approach to shared-network accounts

On PokeBase we have a strict policy against users who create more than one account. Extra accounts, commonly known as 'duplicate accounts', are blocked on sight. However, our means of tracking this can cause confusion with users who own separate accounts, but connect to the same network. While the safest approach would be to have a blanket rule, we've devised this page as a better compromise.

If you regularly use this site through a network or device you know others are using, leave an answer here indicating this, including a link to the account/s in question. Frequently, these accounts will belong to siblings, relatives and co-workers. This thread will act as a 'whitelist' of sorts to inform moderator decision-making.

So what's the catch?

To prevent abuse of the points system, all users in question must be in mutual agreement to the following rules regarding shared-network accounts.

  1. The users involved will not be allowed to vote each others' posts. The inclination to vote a relative or colleague's posts is a threat to the integrity of our points system and is therefore disallowed wholly.

  2. You will not be allowed to answer each others' questions. Talk to each other if you know the answer. This prevents people from coordinating posts to gain points, as that is unfair.

  3. Networks with past issues regarding duplicate accounts require express moderator approval. We're also careful not to let this system be abused. No guarantees if you've breached our trust in the past.

  4. If any user involved breaks these rules, all accounts involved will come into question for a ban. If you can't respect the terms of this agreement, we won't offer it to you. Do not ruin it for other people.

  5. If any user involved does something to warrant a full IP ban, we'll apply it in spite of this agreement. You are collectively responsible for ensuring nobody on your network plays up.

And as an aside, if we can ascertain that you knowingly ignored this agreement (even though it applied to you), we'll obviously be very skeptical of your motives. Please do the right thing by everyone else who accepted this compromise. It goes a long way with us as mods too.

Thanks for your cooperation!

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Only one of you is required to post. It can be your sibling or you. As long as one does so, the other one has no need to.
I accidentally made an account when i first joined, i never used it so please ban it? http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/user/DiancieDiamonds
Sorry but i completely forgot about it until now, and i want to just have it removed in case people suspect it as a dupe for upvotes and stuff
HelloBloon is a duplicate account.  I forgot the password.

I would've posted this sooner but I had no time, so sorry about that!
Do you still have the email for HelloBloon? If so you can just get that password back.
Why did you post it twice .-.
One time is all that is needed :P

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My sister is Pokemad

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http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/user/TheOneNamedCOLT This is my Brothers Account. He will be visiting Deezy and I for a while so get used to seeing him around! Thanks guys!

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Fix your grammar...
But it's her spelling, not her grammar...
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Sorry, I know this was old, but it was damn annoying >.>
It's still wrong. It needs me instead of I.
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Callum is my younger brother, he only really uses the site to build teams though using the move set questions.

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My sister, SoulSwifter uses this website but we share a tablet so we have the same IP... and she is always causing trouble.

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Could you link us to your sisters profile, so we can actually know who you are talking about.
I thnk I know who she is
SoulSwifter isn't her real sister...
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http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/user/AZ3L09H The account of my best friend who goes to the same school as I do.

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My Friend Alesha Coulter has made an account off my internet so i guess it's a sibling account. I'm here so i won't be punished or anything.

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I have the same IP as Shiny Snorlax

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My 1st account "charizardsfury" was hacked, so that is why im made a new account "KyogresTrench".

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Link?......
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It has come to my attention that my younger brother has an account here his username is Kellan

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My friend signed up for this site on my other PC which is sharing the same internet as my main PC.

His name is Turtle the cat

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I think my brother might have an account, because I remember him talking about this site not too long ago. But I just don't know who he is, if he is anyone. He will have the same IP address as me if he does exist. Just warning you.

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It's ehesister. I was the first on this site.

Here's my sister username:
torchic123

http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/user/torchic123

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Oh so that's who you were calling sister
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My Bro ABC123 (I don't know why he chose that name XD) is also on the site. He's currently banned though.

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My sibling is Ze boss. He doesn't come on very much though.

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Hey, just wanted to mention that Pokemisstress is an inactive account of mine. I can explain why in the DB Story thing.

~Rio

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I and sid13 are brothers.

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You just made page 4 of this post
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Ok so my older half brother in law on this site is SethIsASnivy but he's rarely on and when he's on he's using my computer.

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