What if a user is banned from asking questions and there is no choice for him/her to improve his/her questions, will that user be banned permanently from asking questions on SO?

  • We don't know for sure. If there are only a few problematic questions, providing good answers may be enough to lift the ban. That said, in what case would a user have "no choice to improve his / her questions"? – Frédéric Hamidi Mar 6 '14 at 11:36
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    See this. – hims056 Mar 6 '14 at 11:51

No. There is a way to lift the question ban without improving the questions: post answers! But make sure that these answers are high-quality and get upvoted. If a question-banned user gets also a lot of downvoted answers, then he will also get answer-banned.

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  • Are you sure? there is no such explanation on help center – Pavan Mar 6 '14 at 11:47
  • @Pavan See this FAQ: "If you are banned from asking questions, then writing a few quality answers that get upvoted might enable you to ask questions again. But as the internals of the filter are secret, there is no way to know for sure." – S.L. Barth - Reinstate Monica Mar 6 '14 at 11:49
  • @S.L.Barth Thank you. That helped – Pavan Mar 6 '14 at 11:58

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