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50 question per month limit?
Hit the 50 questions limit with less than 50 questions

I tried to ask a question...But...I got this message:

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

1. On my profile, it says I've only asked 46 questions...

2.What is the point of this question limit?

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marked as duplicate by Pops, Arjan, Josh Caswell, jonsca, Mat Mar 27 '12 at 20:46

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Have you deleted any questions? –  Adam Rackis Mar 27 '12 at 20:23
    
I've deleted 2 i believe –  Billjk Mar 27 '12 at 20:24
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It also counts questions that others deleted on your behalf. –  cdeszaq Mar 27 '12 at 20:27
    
@Null - thanks for looking - I seem to recall a proposal to let users see deleted questions on their profile - might have been useful here –  Adam Rackis Mar 27 '12 at 20:31
    

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If you had any deleted questions, it counts towards the 50 question limit.

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The 50 question limit includes questions you've asked, and then subsequently deleted.

I'll bet a hefty sum that you've deleted* at least 5 questions in the last 30 days.


*or, as cdeszaq points out, others may have voted and deleted questions for you

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