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Sweet Anita explains how she avoids Twitch slip-ups after Alinity ban

Published: 1/May/2020 0:36 Updated: 1/May/2020 1:26

by Virginia Glaze

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Twitch streamer Alinity Divine caused a stir on social media after suffering an accidental wardrobe malfunction during a live broadcast — but fellow streamer Sweet Anita has a genius way of avoiding such mishaps.

Alinity caught flak across the streaming community after she accidentally showed too much skin during an April 24 stream, leading for mass calls to ban her from the platform for an offense other broadcasters had been suspended for.

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While Twitch ended up hitting the star with a one-day suspension, Alinity’s scandal sparked a conversation throughout the streaming world regarding the consequences for accidental flashing — an issue another streamer had a genius idea to prevent.

Alinity Divine, Instagram
Twitch star Alinity Divine suffered an accidental wardrobe malfunction that went viral, with critics across the net calling for her to be suspended over the matter.

Broadcaster Sweet Anita is a popular face on Twitch, best known for her witty sense of humor, wholesome community, and acute Tourette’s Syndrome, which causes her to blurt out expletives and other such tics.

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However, some of her tics are more physical than others, with the streamer noting that one tic causes her to flash the camera — a problem she’s since solved by wearing a leotard beneath her clothes when broadcasting.

“Dear ladies of Twitch,” she said of the matter. “I have flashing tics, and to avoid it happening on stream and getting banned, I wear a leotard under my clothes in case I lift my top or pull down my pants. Simple way to never get banned or have videos of your privates passed around by creeps.”

This isn’t the only way Anita avoids her tics getting her into trouble; the star also has a stellar moderation team, who weed out any potentially triggering donation messages so as to avoid particular phrases that could set off certain tics.

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With her Severe Coprolalia in mind, these measures make sense as a means to prevent any uncontrollable flashing during a stream, as well as inhibit any accidental clothing mishaps in the process.

Sweet Anita, Twitch
Streamer Sweet Anita suffers from Severe Coprolalia, a symptom of Tourette’s Syndrome that causes uncontrollable outbursts of foul language and other such tics.

Alinity isn’t the only streamer to have accidentally flashed the camera, either; there have been a number of recorded incidents of similar slip-ups on the platform, generally resulting in bans, but there’s no doubt that Alinity’s latest incident has stirred up the conversation around consequences for flashing on the platform unlike ever before.

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Dellor shocked as Twitch finally unbans him after over a year

Published: 7/Oct/2020 14:54

by Calum Patterson

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After just over one year following his permanent ban from Twitch, dellor’s channel has been reinstated on the platform. The former Overwatch pro now says it’s his “second chance.”

Matt ‘dellor’ Vaughn has had a turbulent streaming career – he was dropped from his Overwatch team, Toronto Esports, after a racist outburst, effectively ending his career as a pro player.

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Then, in 2019, he was banned from Twitch after telling his female teammate in Apex Legends to “cook a sandwich.” This ban originally earned him an indefinite suspension, before it was reduced to 30 days.

Upon his return however, his partnership had been revoked, leaving him without a sub button, seriously impacting his income. Then, in October 2019, dellor was “banned indefinitely for “self-harm” for breaking a keyboard on stream.”

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Dellor streaming on Twitch

This ban prompted the hashtag #freedellor on Twitter, as fans thought the permanent ban was harsh. But, Twitch kept firm, and dellor eventually moved to streaming on YouTube instead.

He pleaded with Twitch to allow him back onto the platform on a handful of occasions. Finally, on October 6, seemingly out of the blue, dellor’s channel was reinstated, and his ban lifted.

“I had given up all hope,” dellor said on Twitter. “After everything I have said about them, Twitch actually unbanned me.”

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His channel, complete with over 550,000 followers (and likely more as Twitch rebuilds the follow count after a suspension), is fully intact.

This doesn’t mean though that he will necessarily return to streaming on Twitch though. Being unbanned on the platform at least means he is able to play with friends who are streaming on Twitch themselves.

He is still not partnered on the platform and does not have a subscribe button. He will still be able to earn money through donations, but to access subscriptions or bits will need to become a Twitch affiliate.

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However, if he wants to become a partner again, it would mean stopping his YouTube streams altogether, where he has now built up a following since his time away from Twitch.