Sometimes a user violates a minor rule in your server or is otherwise doing something worthy of moderation. In that case you might want to take away their ability to post without changing their roles, changing their specific permissions, or kicking them from the server. In such instances, I think two other options would be interesting and useful for moderation: - **Shadow Kicking** — The user can post messages and those messages appear to be going through, but in actuality they aren't. Alternatively, the messages could appear red as though there's a connection issue. - **Review Mode** — The user's messages do go through, but are only able to be seen by "moderators," whatever form that takes, and the user who sent them. Both parties would see the message appear in a different color, e.g., blurple. In the moderators case it would appear similarly to a mention and they'd get the option to approve or reject the message from going through. In the former case, the sending user would see the message turn from blurple to the normal message color. In the latter case, the sending user would see the message turn red. (Relying solely on color isn't a good idea, so some other form of indication would be good too.) In each case, there should be an option to have this mode remain on for some duration of time, or until a moderator allows it to be removed. (Or a combination of the two.) Likewise, moderators at least should be able to see whether a user is under one of these modes just by glancing at their name in the member list or in chat, just like you can tell a bot is a bot by looking at the "BOT" tag next to it.
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