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How long will I be a "new member" for?

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What are you talking about? Where are you labelled "New member"? – Pëkka Jun 11 '10 at 6:59
I don't think I am anymore, but I'm not sure. When you are a "new member", you can only post one question every 20 minutes. Do you have to do the "Are you a robot?" thing, too? – Anonymous the Great Jun 11 '10 at 7:02
These functions will be unlocked according to your reputation count. Check out But yes, I do get the robot check, too, every day. Arggh! – Pëkka Jun 11 '10 at 7:09
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As said in the comments, some limiting measures (like posting questions more often than 20 minutes, adding links...) will go away with the amount of reputation you accumulate, pretty quickly. These are mainly spam protection mechanisms.

For details, see How does “Reputation” work?

The robot check, though, doesn't go away - I get it almost daily.

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lol you changed your name again I see. I wonder what it's going to be next month ;-) – Andy E Jun 11 '10 at 9:56

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