I don't know what has happened over the last couple of days, but the server has been experiencing severe lag. This is really bad, the delay is roughly 5-6 seconds on breaking blocks, and it's almost unplayable.
You were banned for spam. you never submitted an appeal properly and were told so. as for King. dude, you lost nothing, so no harm, no foul. Even if I'm playing rough you still get your stuff back too.