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So just now i was playing a csgo competitive game, there was an obvious troll on the team, duo q'ing with his friend. He would randomly kill him self (kill in console), or sit in a corner of the map looking at it jumping up and down for the whole round.

It gets even worse, I would be somewhere trying to hold a spot, he would just randomly shoot me, he shot me from 100 hp to 38, shooting me 1 bullet every few seconds.

He did not get a penalty for that.

I was so frustrated that I decided to do the same thing, except for I did at the beginning of the game and I was kicked and banned for 2 hours.

So my question is how does it give out a penalty? Why doesn't it give a penalty for him shooting me? For the banned timer, I got banned once before and it was 30 min, does this timer ever reduce?

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There is a damage limit that you can give to your friends. I dont think anyone knows how much is this. But you are right, when you damage your teammate at begining of a round it bans instantly because it is clear that it is intended. probably 30-40 hp damage is enough to get banned. –  emmett Mar 27 '13 at 11:33
But he kept shooting me, slowly but he kept shooting, and i went down to 38 hp or something like that, he did that a few rounds in a row but did not get banned, i was super surprised when i got banned . Is there a reason for that? –  gptt916 Mar 27 '13 at 17:03
You can report people through the scoreboard, yeah? –  challen Mar 28 '13 at 13:24
I didnt see the reporting system work for once. It is just a placebo. as I said earlier at the start even afew dmg can get you banned. in normal game time, you need to kill 3 person or damage 200-300 hp –  emmett Mar 29 '13 at 11:27

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The ban systems works as follows:

1st infraction: 30min.
2nd infraction: 2 hours.
3rd infraction: 24 hours
4th infraction: 7 days

Any one of these infractions get rest by my understanding after a week. (Not to sure on this though I think they may have changed this to a month now.)

How the banning system works (To the extent of my knowledge):

1. Dealing 80/90+ damage at start of game will be instant ban.
2. Doing a certain amount of damage over the period of the whole game can get you banned. (You usually get a warning telling you that you have done a lot of damage and the next time you attack a friendly you will be quicked)

How you got kicked and he didn't: He didn't get kicked purely because it wasn't at the start of the game and in spawn. When it's like that the game knows that there are enemies around and sometimes that you are likely to either accidentally attack your team mate or maybe even kill him. For this they make exceptions. However if you were to do it as a continuous burst of fire (so all his bullets hit you without any pause) then he would have gotten kicked/banned.

In cases like that all can really do is report him through the use of the scoreboard as someone has mentioned in the comments section.

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Great explanation! –  Tech yesterday

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