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Trying to answer a question, I'm getting the message 'We are no longer accepting answers from this account. See the Help Center to learn more.'

It happens that I had a SINGLE post, and it was deleted because somebody considered it not being very informative, so I EDITED it, but it remains deleted, and it's like this post is causing me not to be able to answer questions...

This happens to me on different ips, and I'm not able to find the reason.

How can I completely delete that answer of mine? I cannot even upvote anything.

I think that this system is so bad 'banning' people this way, without making it clear why you have been banned. Lots of people are 'duplicating' my question, and I do it again being as frustrated as I am. Believe me, I've been participating in lots of tech forums and this is the first time I'm being banned. And what a way to do it!

Right now I cannot completely delete it, and the editing remains unuseful too, as I cannot undelete it, either.

How can I fix this?

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marked as duplicate by Al E., Undo the Snowman, casperOne Jul 2 '13 at 16:32

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You can flag the post and ask a moderator to undelete it. Giving a link to it here would also help (3 community members above a certain threshold can undelete). But are you sure you only have one deleted answer? (I can't count how many banned users made the same claim, then later said "Oh, I forgot about all those other deleted posts...") –  David Robinson Jul 2 '13 at 16:21
    
... to add to Davids comment you can flag one of your questions as needing moderator attention, and ask them to undelete any posts you have deleted. You then have the opportunity to fix those forgotten-about posts. –  Matt Jul 2 '13 at 16:29
    
@Matt He has no other questions at all (at least not visible) currently. –  ypercube Jul 2 '13 at 16:31
    
@Matt It doesn't sound like it's self-deleted though; it sounds mod deleted. –  Servy Jul 2 '13 at 16:31
    
@ypercube Not being a mod, you can't know how many deleted questions he has. –  Servy Jul 2 '13 at 16:32
    
That's what I said. "Not visible" to us, mere mortals. –  ypercube Jul 2 '13 at 16:32
    
@Servy 10kers can see them too. –  Undo the Snowman Jul 2 '13 at 16:33
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@Undo 10kers can see them if they have a link, they can't know how many deleted questions a user has if they don't have a link to them all, only a mod can see the listing of all deleted questions for a user. –  Servy Jul 2 '13 at 16:34
    
@Servy The user:xxxxxxxx deleted:1 search won't work? –  Undo the Snowman Jul 2 '13 at 16:35
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@Undo Nope. (by design) –  Servy Jul 2 '13 at 16:36
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@Servy: I'm as sceptical as David about the OP only having one deleted post. I've never, ever heard of the ban kicking into play so early. –  Matt Jul 2 '13 at 16:48
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@Matt: where's a moderator when you need one? –  David Robinson Jul 2 '13 at 17:02

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First, you need to look at this FAQ question.

Second, Stack Overflow is not your average tech forum - mainly because we aren't a forum.

We're a question and answer site. No distractions. Just Q&A.

I'm not a mod, so I can't see your deleted posts. However, I can tell you that we require much higher quality than your average tech forum. You should flag one of your posts and ask a moderator to undelete anything you have deleted - deleted stuff is one the highest factors for getting automatically banned.

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