I recently went in and looked a the questions I have asked on SO. I did a total overhaul on all questions because I realized how confusing and misleading they were. However even after doing this I found there was no change at all (nobody went and up / down voted it). Seeing as I'm trying to get back permission to ask questions this was quite disappointing.

I found a post like this here yet they didn't exactly give the best answer.

So my question is, how do I get community attention back on the questions I've asked in the past, that weren't very good, but then went back and edited to make them better?

  • So you're saying that you're question banned and you can't get out of it? – ɥʇǝS Apr 7 '13 at 17:36
  • What is the question here? – Bart Apr 7 '13 at 17:36
  • @Seth I can't ask question because of the questions I've asked in the past. I later went back and fixed this questions yet I have not gotten a response back from the community on weather or not the questions are more clear and better. – Griffin Apr 7 '13 at 17:37
  • @Bart How do I get community attention back on the questions I've asked in the past, that weren't very good, but then went back and edited to make them better. – Griffin Apr 7 '13 at 17:38
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    @Griffin meta.stackexchange.com/questions/7046/… – Bart Apr 7 '13 at 17:40
  • Yet some of my questions are answered. Yet I still want they to be re-looked at because they are better now. – Griffin Apr 7 '13 at 17:43
  • Well, besides editing them substantially to improve them, the only other choice is to award bounties. That said, your questions might have well gotten attention, but not attracted votes. – Bart Apr 7 '13 at 17:45
  • That's kind of my problem. I improved them as best I could but people don't look at them again so they can't up vote them. – Griffin Apr 7 '13 at 17:49
  • Then all that remains for you is to positively contribute in other ways still possible to you and gain reputation. Either through answering, or by getting reputation through accepted edits. – Bart Apr 7 '13 at 17:52
  • @Bart That's what I feared. The questions I've asked on SO aren't very advanced because I'm not very advanced yet a lot of you are. That kind of puts me at a disadvantage. – Griffin Apr 7 '13 at 17:54
  • Have you deleted any of your questions? Or were any of your questions deleted? If so, having them undeleted and improving those might help. – Bart Apr 7 '13 at 17:55
  • @Bart Most likely but if I deleted them it most likely was because it was a duplicate. – Griffin Apr 7 '13 at 17:56

I suggest answering questions for a while. Your questions aren't that great -- not downvote material but not really upvote material either from my POV. I upvoted the decimal places one, because it came out of a misconception and the downvotes were more or less because people thought it stupid. Normally I'd suggest you edit them further, but I don't know what sort of edit will fix them :/

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  • Same problem I'm having. I fixed them as best as possible but I don't know how to fix them more. – Griffin Apr 7 '13 at 18:52

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