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I am receiving following error while posting a question:

Sorry, you are only allowed to ask 50 questions in a 30 day period.

I have posted only 6 questions in last 5-6 months. May I know what is the reason behind it and how to get read of it?

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Where are you asking these questions from? Are you behind a corporate firewall? Are other people using the same IP also asking questions? –  Oded Jan 9 '12 at 10:58
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It looks like all of your outbound traffic at the office is coming from a single IP, unfortunately that means we can't distinguish the machines (or users creating dupe accounts to ask)...it's an IP throttle you're seeing. –  Nick Craver Jan 9 '12 at 11:27
    
Yeah it seems it was the issue because of IP only. I tried posting the question using my Mobile Internet (instead of Office Network)and it worked! –  Nirav Khandhedia Jan 9 '12 at 11:56
    
@chown It's not a bug; it's intended that way to prevent people from simply logging out of their account to get more questions. –  Andrew Barber Jan 9 '12 at 12:45
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@AndrewBarber: "feature" –  Won't Jan 9 '12 at 16:34
    
Shouldn't this feature be based on per user account rather than IP address? Rather a combination of both userID and IP ;) –  Sachin Shanbhag Jan 11 '12 at 5:55
    
This will become a bigger problem over time. Is there a better solution? –  user133440 Feb 15 '13 at 20:58

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As explained by Jeff in 50 questions / 30 days limit with only 2 questions posted:

For very low reputation accounts, this is indeed enforced at both the IP and account level.

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