Which reason do you want?
It took a lot of time and effort to catch and ban them?
The only reason you even have a competitive ladder to climb is EA found merit in Strike-Team's dedication to keeping Command and Conquer alive through fair play?
Not all fair players can defeat cheaters of otherwise equal skill like you?
Redirection gave the Red Alert series back to the true fans who actually deserve to play?
Cheaters broke the contract they agreed to when they installed the game, and Strike-Team is legally obligated to uphold it?
But for the actions of cheaters, the ladders would be active and not the other way around?
Had players like you taken a proactive stance against cheating, your peers may have stopped?
Your nonchalant attitude condones cheating and is a major part of the problem?
Permanent bans are not the problem; cheating is; therefore, you are treating a symptom not healing the ailment?
Cheaters are responsible for their own ban not the fact that there are rules?
Have the integrity to volunteer thousands of hours of your own time to create your own server with your own rules instead of expecting someone else's hard work go to waste to suit your needs?
In the correct perspective, do you realize how selfish your suggestion is considering what these volunteers have sacrificed for you to even have a free, competitive server about which to complain?
Simple. Forge competition out of the players we have. Your solution is lazy and irrelevant. It is never going to happen. You have two options. Start training, or quit.
One last chance to do what? Play fairly? Three chances have already established they will not. The threat of an impending permanent ban did not faze them once, twice, or thrice. Your logic and reason are lacking. A fourth ban with the same consequences would achieve what the third already has presenting the same problem. Their third chance was the last one.
Dude, have I hit a nerd nerve or something? Do you see me encouraging cheaters? No. Do you see me telling someone to make changes for MY own needs? No, im seeing what the PUBLIC thinks of this idea. I have NEVER encouraged cheaters, but my from my point of veiw having games to play is much better than having no-one to play.
Cheaters have and always will be around, your not curing any problem, it will always be there. They still have problems now with top QM'ers cheating. I love playing Ra2 but with the amount of people leaving/getting ban then there will be no-one to play.
If you don't play anymore then dont bother posting in this topic. If you do, then you'll know games are hard to find. Unless you've got something positive to say don't say it.
Im not talking prez hack, thats unbeatable, but maphack/foghack users can still be beatable. All im saying is, 2v2 cming is dead and even ffg's are hard to find now >_< people who still like to play the game you'll find that 90% of them would rarther have someone to play then no-one.
As for people like ben, or t00much etc don't play anymore so they really couldn't care less...