User[9815934087] was able to ask four spam questions within 45 minutes. How could someone ask that many questions so quickly?

  • I remember seeing some spam with "babi ji" and an Indian phone number on SO, not too long back... Commented May 22, 2013 at 4:09
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    Its supposed to be 20 minutes according to the rate limiting guide. However the rules might be different on beta sites
    – FDinoff
    Commented May 22, 2013 at 4:10
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    meta.stackexchange.com/a/120020/158667 maybe
    – Mat
    Commented May 22, 2013 at 5:48

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Mat's comment is correct. The rate limit on new users asking questions isn't enabled on most sites at all.

  • Anna isn't this a dupe of that other question then? Maybe not 100% same meaning but the duplicate banner says "This question already has an answer here" so... Commented May 30, 2013 at 6:43
  • @ShaWizDowArd I'm not a fan of dupe closures like that. The same answer doesn't mean the questions are the same.
    – Adam Lear StaffMod
    Commented May 30, 2013 at 14:20

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