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Is there a penalty for one's edit suggestion being rejected?
Why is the edit button disabled?
Account is Not Allowed to Suggest Edits

I have got edit link disabled and when I hover on it it shows the message that "Account is not allowed to suggest edits". Why am I getting this message?

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    Have you had a number of suggested edits rejected recently?
    – Bart
    Aug 19, 2012 at 6:56
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    @Bart would you tell me how to see this? Aug 19, 2012 at 6:58
  • Check every single links here (well, the interface is not so good b/c of that): stackoverflow.com/users/1280616/…
    – nhahtdh
    Aug 19, 2012 at 7:00
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    Go to your profile and then the activity tab. Narrow it down to suggestions. Then click on those to see whether they were accepted or rejected.
    – Bart
    Aug 19, 2012 at 7:01
  • @Bart in some it was approved and in some it might be rejected or edited again than now would you tell me can i get this right again ?? Aug 19, 2012 at 7:05
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    If you have a number of edits rejected, you get a time-out for a week. I don't know if that's the case here, but it might be. meta.stackexchange.com/questions/76251/…
    – Bart
    Aug 19, 2012 at 7:07
  • In the latest build, it seems that they remove the link to the details of each suggested edit. I have filed a bug report.
    – nhahtdh
    Aug 19, 2012 at 7:09
  • possible duplicate of Why is the edit button disabled? and Account is Not Allowed to Suggest Edits.
    – Arjan
    Aug 19, 2012 at 7:48

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You've had an abnormally large number of your suggested edits rejected. When that happens, the system automatically prevents you from suggesting further edits for a week.

Looking though your suggestions, I think I see the problem. You've recently been suggesting quite a few edits that consist of simply applying code-formatting or bolding to text. This can be helpful when placed around sections of actual code, but when used over a large number of words in prose, it just makes posts harder to read. I'd suggest not doing that.

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