Many of us delete our "cookies" on a daily basis for various activities, and it works great. However, some sites can easily ban you forever without your IP, username, or other identifying features. How do they do it? Flash cookies! You can manage your flash cookies at: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager06.html I Hope this helps if you have been mysteriously banned... Flash cookies also monitor websites you visit for "advertising" purposes.