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My account was suspended for voting irregularities. I had created two accounts and voted my main account. This resulted in suspension. I understand it is unfair and I would not repeat it again after the suspension period gets over.

My question however is can I create another account? I would not be indulging in voting fraud again and would try building reputation from start. However the created account is from the same computer or laptop suggesting it is from the same IP address.

Is it right to have two accounts one does not interfere with the other?

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Why exactly do you want this? – Time Traveling Bobby Apr 25 '13 at 6:46
I want to start answering again. Right now i cannot do the same with my suspended account – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 6:46
No you should not do that. Wait 5 days, the world won't end and you'll still have plenty of questions to answer when you get back. – Shadow Wizard Apr 25 '13 at 6:48
So you're asking whether it's right to create a new account to circumvent a suspension on the old one? No, it isn't. – Pëkka Apr 25 '13 at 6:49
@ShaWizDowArd if the world ends before 5 days are up, then I'm blaming it on you. – Richard J. Ross III Apr 25 '13 at 6:49
Why you have so hurry to answer ? Enjoy 5 day's vacation. – Lucifer Apr 25 '13 at 6:51
-1 from me as well as I just understood you created that other account anyway. – Shadow Wizard Apr 25 '13 at 6:54
@ShaWizDowArd the account is deleted and i don't want to long suspension again.Thank you so much for your support. – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 7:10
@Raghunandan Remember this, Each offense increases the suspension period. Most offenders give up after a while or get suspended for a very, very long time. – Lucifer Apr 25 '13 at 7:12
@Raghunandan glad the lesson is learned, hope you can put this behind you and come back with fresh power to Stack Overflow within 30 days. – Shadow Wizard Apr 25 '13 at 7:13
This question would have held some water with me if it had come before the new account was created and started posting content. – Andrew Barber Apr 25 '13 at 7:25
@AndrewBarber i din't know creating a new account was wrong. i had doubt's over the same. So i asked one here. – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 7:28

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Suspension is set for a reason, you should not try and bypass it no matter what might be the reason.

Wait a few days, the world won't end and you'll still have plenty of questions to answer when you get back.

Also keep in mind that you have 100 other sites in the network, might be a good time to expand your horizons. :)

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but i am not indulging in any voting fraud with the new account created. I know it is not good to have 2 accounts. But is it allowed? Would the account be deleted by moderators? – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 6:51
@Raghunandan how can we be... Delicate about this? NO. – Richard J. Ross III Apr 25 '13 at 6:53
@RichardJ.RossIII so you are suggesting the account will be deleted or it is not good to have 2 accounts? – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 6:54
@Raghunandan the issue here is not the two accounts, it's you trying to bypass the suspension. That is simply not acceptable. Normally it's totally legit to have two accounts (I have another shadow) as they don't interact with each other. – Shadow Wizard Apr 25 '13 at 6:55
@ShaWizDowArd the suspension is not for the new account created right? If i am fair in gaining reputation should not be a problem right? – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 6:57
@Raghunandan your new account will soon be merged with your suspended account. DO NOT CREATE NEW ACCOUNTS. Please. It's for your own sake, otherwise you'll just get suspended for longer time (month or even a year). – Shadow Wizard Apr 25 '13 at 6:59
@ShaWizDowArd then pls delete or merge my the same to my main account stackoverflow.com/users/2312484/raghunandan – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 7:01
@Raghunandan I can only flag (which I did), but I'm pretty sure that it will be done soon. – Shadow Wizard Apr 25 '13 at 7:02
@ShaWizDowArd thank you. – Raghunandan Apr 25 '13 at 7:03

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