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In cases like this Reposted Question where the user has reposted the same question multiple times, is there anything automated that eventually shuts such a user down?

The user has posted the same question 4 times.

They get closed fairly fast, but I'm wondering if such a user eventually gets a ban, either via an automated process or a moderator saying 'enough is enough'.

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Update: Gumbo has, thankfully, suspended the user after he posted his question six times. –  XMLbog Mar 12 '10 at 20:19
Fantasitilicious –  Erik Mar 12 '10 at 22:53

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Clearly, this is a "flag: requires moderator attention" situation. Go to any of the posts and click the flag link at the bottom of the question. Describe what you see. They can decide how to handle it from there.

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Ah, yes, forgot about that. Overall when I see something like this I am just baffled that someone didn't get the hint over the previous two closures complete with 'don't post duplicates' comments. –  Erik Mar 12 '10 at 19:36

It is mostly handled by the usual mechanisms. Most posters get the message fairly quickly. If they are unusually persistent (and this one might be), flag for moderator attention. They can insta-close, delete, lock, etc and summon the penalty box if necessary.

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