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The lobby of Dota2 is one big pile of vomit, i always see someone get flamed or extremely sick comments. I rarely participate in the chat but whenever i do feel the need of saying something in the chat my mother pretty much gets the hot topic award. Racism, extremely harsh language, flaming, bullying they are going on 24/7 in the lobby of Dota 2. I have seen chat boxes close for less, a lot less.

Whenever i feel bored waiting for a game i put people on ignore but this does not seem to help at all. Is there any way i can report people so proper action can be taken against them?

  • i do not really understand your situation. are you using the chatrooms on the right side or are you talking about actual lobbies? In both cases i would recommend leaving the chat/lobby and joining another. Is that no option? – Wandang Feb 3 '14 at 8:21
  • @wandang Im talking about the chat inside the lobby. I have tried several public chats all pretty much the same. Of course joining an empty channel fixes this. But these trolling idiots should not have a free platform for harassing people. – Madmenyo Feb 3 '14 at 10:16
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    Afaik there is no option to report people outside of a game. – Wandang Feb 3 '14 at 10:28
  • @Wandang That is very poor of valve, isn't it manitory to monitor behaviour of users on your network? I mean there are a lot of kids on it and the stuff i read there shocks even me sometimes. – Madmenyo Feb 3 '14 at 13:47
  • You should go to dev.dota2.com and post your suggestion there. I agree that pure hatred should not be tolerated but it is no high priority for valve right now. If there are severe cases you can always report a player via steam community: support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=1476-HJCM-5616 – Wandang Feb 3 '14 at 13:52
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I searched for this previously, and no, there is no way to report them at the moment. I do hope this feature will be implemented soon.

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Sadly you cannot report people who abuse in the lobby. But you can ignore them by clicking their name and choose "Ignore Player".

This is a great idea you should post your idea/suggestions at http://dev.dota2.com/. Though I think they will most likely not implement this before every other things is settled.

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