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User Jing Liu is posting spam. I flagged his four posts as spam and all posts were removed. But this user has been a member for the last six days (from his profile). Why are such users not removed immediately? Is there another process for this?

Before I posted this question, the account of that spammer was removed. But my question is:
Is there any rule that if a user makes more than some number of spam posts then the account of the user is deleted?

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He's gone now... –  Martijn Pieters Aug 25 '12 at 7:04
    
Yes. I show after posting the question. But my question is: Is there any condition that if a user post some number of spam then only the account of the user is deleted? –  hims056 Aug 25 '12 at 7:07
    
I don't know, but I did see some mention of merging accounts and monitoring spammers to gain behavioural and machine-learning data. –  Martijn Pieters Aug 25 '12 at 7:08
    
After so many deletions, they'd become question-banned and wouldn't be able to post their spam anymore. –  animuson Aug 25 '12 at 7:09
    
Are you asking about automatically due to number of posts flagged as spam? –  random Aug 25 '12 at 7:22
    
@random I am asking if it is automatically or manually? And how many time can a user post spam? –  hims056 Aug 25 '12 at 7:25

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Depends on who is looking at the account and posts on if they nuke the booty.

Could be the community blasted the spam with flags, meaning a moderator didn't come across it. And that process could have repeated a few times. There are windows where moderators (those who put sticks of dynamite in the teeth of spammer jammers) just don't see a post because of the top flight community sic.

But when it does skirt across the table of a moderator things do not end well for that account.

This spammer was scorched a few minutes before your post came up.

As to the question ban, unfortunately the rate was lowered some on Meta because of the way people perceive a difference in downvotes. So the automatic kick up the chin takes a little more to activate its Dennis Rodman powers.

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