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Is there a penalty for one's edit suggestion being rejected?

I lost the edit privilege almost a week ago. All my edit suggestions were taken, but I guess someone found that there were too many. That's fine, I might edit less next time. But I read that the privilege is lost for one day. When will this privilege be granted back to me?

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    "But I read that the privilege is lost for one day." – yoozer8 Mar 30 '12 at 3:07

All my edit suggestions were taken, but I guess someone found that there were too many.

No, they weren't all accepted. Your profile displays a list of all your suggested edits, and clicking on those links will tell you the status of each. Here's a list of those you've had rejected recently:

I'm not sure if this is enough to trip the automatic temporary ban on suggesting edits, but it might have been. The goal is to encourage you to reflect on why the edits you've made so far have been rejected, and hopefully improve your editing style for the future. The point of the suggested edit system is to "train" new users in how to properly edit. As such, it's worth checking out the rejection reasons even if there haven't been enough of your edits rejected to trip the auto-block. And if there has been, then you've already answered your own question:

I read that the privilege is lost for one day.

The other situation in which you would be unable to suggest edits is when the suggested edit queue is full. But since its maximum size was increased to 160, this shouldn't be a problem. Right now, there are only 50 edits in the queue. And if this were the case, you'd see the message:

Our edit queue is full, try again in a few minutes

  • Is the suggested edit ban really for just one day? Do you have a reference? Should I update meta.stackexchange.com/questions/76251/…? – user102937 Mar 30 '12 at 3:12
  • @Robert: Hmm, no. I wasn't actually suggesting that. I just assumed that the other 6 days have already elapsed. – Cody Gray Mar 30 '12 at 3:13
  • Other six days? Is it seven? Do you have a reference? – user102937 Mar 30 '12 at 3:14
  • Hm... I guess I might be considered too picky. I had my questions edited all the time to remove the "How to", but looks like not everyone thinks the same way. I'll edit more carefully next time... – Mathieu Mar 30 '12 at 3:15
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    @Robert: Jeff said here that it was 7 days. I'm not sure if that's changed... But the question you linked to actually links to that same answer from Jeff. I suspect there are two separate thresholds, one for education and the other for outright abuse. – Cody Gray Mar 30 '12 at 3:15
  • One other situation where a user is unable to suggest edits is when they are looking at a question which has a pending suggested edit. – yoozer8 Mar 30 '12 at 3:16
  • @RobertHarvey On Ask Different I have been banned from suggesting further edits, when I had too much rejected edits; the message I got when I tried to suggest a new edit said I should try again in 7 days. – kiamlaluno Mar 30 '12 at 11:45

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