This is a complicated question. The 'block user' option has been around for ages. It's not a new addition. I remember a few dodgy guys, when I asked them about a real account, they kept PM spamming me with bollocks like 'come chat with me on skype, I'll give you the investor pass', and all that. I just put them on the blocked list and they can ... jog on. 😁
Now the 'block user' button has 2 functions and there's a big difference between
1. a personal block list - keeps those manlike apes from PMing you /which I think is a good idea/ and
2. the possibility of blocking someone completely from a thread /which I'm not sure is a good idea/
We noticed this change a few days ago, Ranesh here had an interesting idea /see june 13/https://www.myfxbook.com/community/suggestion-box/ignore--block-some-users/113829,1
No worries, me too have been blocked from a few threads, I saw that red note which says I can't post coz the thread starter blocked me. That's life, you can get used to it 😉 I surf FX forums in read-only mode all the time... I'm just reading and laughing ...
I'll cast the Yes vote, coz I think (2) is not a good solution, but I sure hope the personal part of the block stays as it is! 😁
Surround yourself with people whose eyes light up when they see you and who have no agenda for your reform.