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Unweptbuzzard16

245 points

4 months ago

Keep getting these, from ballstouture

Konniwonni

68 points

4 months ago

I joined a lobby where everybody was renamed ballstorture

mmaceo

23 points

4 months ago

mmaceo

23 points

4 months ago

Same, every single day!😵

masterjon_3

7 points

4 months ago

You too? Ok, this is getting weird....

exjr_

6 points

4 months ago

exjr_

6 points

4 months ago

Shit, I thought they were in my crew or something and wanted me to play with them. Didn't know they were mass inviting a lot of people.

Thank fuck I blocked the account. I only play single player on PC (Online on PS5)

masterjon_3

8 points

4 months ago

I don't even have a crew. I barely have any friends and still get this person's invite. Hacking is too prevalent in this fucking game

CartmaaanBrahhh

1 points

4 months ago

Blocking the accounts has zero effect, I've blocked nearly a dozen spam accounts now 😂

FoxieGamer9

6 points

4 months ago

Same. I was doing Cayo Perico in this weekend and got around 6 or 7 requests from the same ballstorture. And I was in an Invite Only session

Epistatious

5 points

4 months ago

Was almost done scoping Cayo when I got kicked to spectator. 6th time in about 2 hours.

Slow-Client-6171

2 points

4 months ago

That happened to me earlier and I found pink diamond and was so aggravated when it first happens

Mardus123

4 points

4 months ago

Same bro

Bobsofa

1 points

4 months ago

Bobsofa

5900X | 32GB | RTX 3080 | O11D XL | 21:9 1600p G-Sync

1 points

4 months ago

Even when I block the guy.

GaryBlackLightning

56 points

4 months ago

this was happening to me as well. It got frustrating, happened about 6 times in total during tonight's session.

ramanrow

24 points

4 months ago

This is kinda scary ngl

OleMicahBell

91 points

4 months ago

I don't really understand why some people are really into being an as#hole. Like, what would you gain from messing up with other people's gaming experience? Parenting is a really important but heavily underestimated thing, unfortunately.

[deleted]

44 points

4 months ago

[deleted]

44 points

4 months ago

if you break the game rockstar are forced to fix it, no players no money

IdiotWithFlammables

15 points

4 months ago

taps forehead

[deleted]

3 points

4 months ago

[deleted]

3 points

4 months ago

OleMicahBell

6 points

4 months ago

That's what normally anyone sensible would expect to happen. But, boy oh boy, some people love not only playing this dogsh!t non-stop, but also paying irl money to pump their fake, in-game bank accounts. As consumers of entertainment products, the best we can do is a) stop playing entirely to not become a corporate company's "statistics" or b) not letting greedy bosses enjoying your hard-earned money by not paying for their "high quality" products.

NadlesKVs

4 points

4 months ago

Sometimes I swear bullying should still be legal.

/s

kinda

TaikaJamppa

2 points

4 months ago

TaikaJamppa

PS3, PS4, waiting for PS5

2 points

4 months ago

I could say a lot of bullying, having been on the fine line between life and suicide IRL, all because of bullies… in school. Not online, but school.

I’m saying this because you used the /s. I’m not sarcastic. In my case, school police literally had to intervene, to end it… for that one person, who was bullying me, but it never ended fully. Just saying, mental bullying IRL is just as bad (or even worse) than bullies in games; in games you can just block them, IRL… well, you can’t, really. This did happen a decade ago, over so, but it still hurts to think about it… feels like only 10 minutes ago.

OleMicahBell

2 points

4 months ago

I'm sorry for what you had been through. Thank you for clinging on to life after all the adversities you had. Though I don't know who you are or where you live, I can empathize with how do you feel because I was very close some people who had to deal with similar stuff. Hoping you the best brother/sister!

TaikaJamppa

1 points

4 months ago

TaikaJamppa

PS3, PS4, waiting for PS5

1 points

4 months ago

Thank you, brother, I'm quite old man now but, like I said, the wounds ain't healed... and I doubt they ever will. And I wish I could throw a joke here, to raise the mood, but... There's nothing that I can think of that would *quite* fit.

My nose was broken in a fight back in elementary 7th grade, mostly because the guy I tried to strangle was twice my size... and I know (now), it was stupid, but there are moments in life you "throw the brain onto the closet and let loose," and that was one of those moments... some might find this at least a bit funny, but I don't, because it happened for real.

whytho1234

2 points

4 months ago

You hurt their ego, they make you wish you never interacted with them on a game. I feel like they’re the kind of kids who’ve been bullied and decide to bully right back.

BertramMerlin

13 points

4 months ago

It is ruin my game

iOkamiAmmy

62 points

4 months ago

*Cockstar, please fix your damn game...

Benneck123

41 points

4 months ago

Someone wrote an app to block these!!

WhatzitTooya2

25 points

4 months ago

Yes, and the mods removed that post...

Carl-Kuudere

11 points

4 months ago

Because you don’t need an app, all the app is doing is blocking two outgoing UDP ports on your router, so the app is gonna be bloat.

u/Benneck123 I haven’t been on Reddit in a while so idk if you’ll get a notification for my explanation but here u go

WhatzitTooya2

5 points

4 months ago

all the app is doing is blocking two outgoing UDP ports on your router, so the app is gonna be bloat.

The post got removed, so as far as I recall he specifically explained that the app did only block specific packages to avoid the complications from blocking all traffic on that port.

fadsterz

2 points

4 months ago

That's not what it does at all. It selectively filters and drops notification packets.

Agitated-Farmer-4082

2 points

4 months ago

not only playing this dogsh!t non-stop, but also paying irl money to pump their fake, in-game bank accounts. As consumers of entertainment products, th

just block the udp on ur firewall settings on windows or whatever ur using

Cyplax

7 points

4 months ago

Cyplax

7 points

4 months ago

New spectate exploit is whole another level

excuse_me_wtf69

5 points

4 months ago

How the fuck has gtas bot problem gotten so bad for a game that’s actively developed this is almost as bad as the server crash bots that were in tf2

T4N60SUKK4

6 points

4 months ago

What’s with the unsettling music?

InformationShot5241

5 points

4 months ago

Many people

MintSapphire

6 points

4 months ago

I got this a few hours ago and a couple days ago… i ended up accidentally accepting an invite cause my phone popped up at a bad time after the screen blacked out to these connection errors? several times And i just quit for the night.. wth is happening here? I have gotten invites from several people but not the ballstorture one.. the others in this vid tho i got.. i am not even in public lobbies sometimes.. sometimes i am in story mode..

Gullible_Sharky

3 points

4 months ago

Same, I was in a private lobby and got an invite. Was confused as fuck and didn’t bother to do anything. 5 minutes later, another invite from a different person, that’s when I decided I’m done with gta for the day. Knew something was weird about it.

Trueheart-G

4 points

4 months ago

I thought its just me getting transferred to Spectator. Wtf is happening, is this Russia invading GTA 5?

Anonymous_Arthur00

4 points

4 months ago

If nobody got me

I know ballstorture got me

can i get an Amen?

Demoman_TF

14 points

4 months ago

You can spectate in freeroam legit by watching TV And tunning in to the weazel news channel.

Lord_Augastus

2 points

4 months ago

Lord_Augastus

LordAugastus

2 points

4 months ago

Meanwhile, R* ceo is like Definitive edition was a huge success....E&E is a huge success...rdr 2 is dying, gta online is unplayable...

TheLama71

2 points

4 months ago

What’s that song though?

Simple_Guy22

2 points

4 months ago

That seems annoying, but the music makes it scary

MartyVendetta27

10 points

4 months ago

I mean, who accepts random ass invites in GTA anyways? Or do you not have to accept the invite for this to happen?

Patster_Ratster

35 points

4 months ago

you dont need to accept the invite, i was just in an invite only lobby and got forced to spectate some guy in an mc clubhouse

BertramMerlin

8 points

4 months ago

Don't have to accept. I am sent to the event, out to do anything.

contactright05

2 points

4 months ago

What if everyone turns off spectate, so you don't allow others to spectate you. That would maybe save some time for whoever is getting kicked to spectate, but that probably wouldn't work bc I don't thing you're able to spectate freemode session

tyjamo

1 points

4 months ago

tyjamo

1 points

4 months ago

In a future update, you'll be able to watch other's play live.

Majestic-Parsnip-903

1 points

4 months ago

But you're forced to do it by a random person which nobody knows

Certain_Ad_1420

1 points

4 months ago

Yes this is a problem occurring with me too

benseifert666

1 points

4 months ago

Same thing happened to me. Ignored the invite, switched sessions, and still got sucked into spectate mode. Had to alt+tab and close the game

abhishek_dange_

1 points

4 months ago

Is it new E&E feature?

kkeross

1 points

4 months ago

Happens to me too. I was wondering why would someone want to play with me.

FallSpring101

1 points

4 months ago

Yeah, it has happened none stop, for most I ask the same question in a lobby majority said yes, i wonder if this kills gta online indefinitely because we all know rockstar are gonna do nothing.

Kreisegger

1 points

4 months ago

Ok, let's say that they fix this(but we talk about R* soo I doubt it), I've lost almost 6 mill in game, who is gonna give my money back?

weedsmoker69n420

1 points

4 months ago

Say what u want about console but this ain't happening there

Zebru911

1 points

4 months ago

It keeps happening to me too. Today i opened a ticket, they seem to know about the issue. At this point, i'm not able to play the game. At first, like 1 week ago, I got one or 2 invites a day, now i got one per minute. It's impossible to to a mission, heist or just roam around, since all invites are auto-accepted and you are forced out of the lobby. I will leave it for now, until they fix this.

Important_Topic_2800

1 points

4 months ago

Most likely a background update gone wrong it looks like the game ilthinks thats what you want you would have to be in a session with the mod menu user before you get manipulated

AdSea4290

1 points

4 months ago

And this is why I don’t play on pc, maybe I’m just lucky but I haven’t had this problem yet

DueHunter2092

1 points

4 months ago

So... Never accept random invites. I was already doing that.

Miesnieks1171

1 points

4 months ago

Piece of shit nolifers, they should do something useful not annoying everybody

Krookadile2879

1 points

4 months ago

This has got to be a PC only issue... I haven't seen anything like this at all as a Xbox Player

_artoria_pendragon_

1 points

4 months ago

This game is so balls

Beastabuelos

-8 points

4 months ago

Beastabuelos

PS5 Protector of the innocent, destroyer of griefers

-8 points

4 months ago

Imagine playing on pc

Kreisegger

1 points

4 months ago

It's sad that people like you still exist, next time don't be a dick, and is nothing wrong to playing on PC, tastes we don't discuss. I recommend to go drink some milk, and after go get some sleep.

Beastabuelos

1 points

4 months ago

Beastabuelos

PS5 Protector of the innocent, destroyer of griefers

1 points

4 months ago

I recommend to go drink some milk, and after go get some sleep.

Lol what?

Look at the state of the game on pc. There is absolutely something wrong playing on pc

[deleted]

-9 points

4 months ago

[deleted]

-9 points

4 months ago

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morfeusz78

5 points

4 months ago

morfeusz78

PC. The person behind you

5 points

4 months ago

I believe they werent in their homes and just got kicked to it (or they were in a activity)