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To reference this question I understood that I'm having too many edits rejected.

Everyday, whenever I'm trying to edit a post it gives me error

You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits - please review your edit history.

I search a lot come to know it shows days like you can edits posts after 5 days or something. I'm not getting anything.

Am I permanently banned from suggesting edits? and It's been more than 10 days I have got banned so can you please tell when I will get access to edits?

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    You were manually banned for 30 days because a moderator determined that you were making "a very large number of edits that add little or no value to the posts you're editing" (quoted). – animuson Apr 30 '15 at 2:20
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    @animuson can you tell how can i check on which day bann will remove? – Aditya Vyas-Lakhan Jan 19 '16 at 6:50
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Seems your ban was substantial given the number of rejected edits you were getting.

Edits need to be useful/worthwhile

On 20th April, you had:
Rejected 12
Accepted 17

That's not really a very good balance.
So I would also suggest as a friendly note, you should really look over your rejections and try to learn why you are being rejected so much.

It's welcomed that people help out, in fact it's one of the core principles the sites are built upon - community moderating.
But the help has to be useful and worthwhile.

Every rejected edit you get is reviewed by a bunch of users, and stored in databases, looked over by moderators and users with high rep in stats, etc.

So, please try to make them useful edits.

For example:

This edit:
https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/7751687

Is a tiny edit and very arguably "trivial".
In fact, it isn't actually "necessary" and the post is perfectly fine without it.


Have a read of these posts, they might help:)

Editing Privileges:

Try to make the post substantively better when you edit, not just change a single character. Tiny, trivial edits are discouraged.

A blog post by Jeff Atwood:

If you are going to edit a post, make sure you’re substantively improving it. Avoid making isolated, trivial edits, as they are the source of much friction. For example, don’t bother changing "its" to "it’s" unless you have several other edits to make in the same post.

Some other questions/answers:

Why are trivial edits discouraged?

Why is editing so hard?

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    Thanks lesson learned. – Vaibhav Mule Apr 30 '15 at 4:07
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    Not disagreeing with the conclusion here at all, but to be totally fair to the OP: The second edit you use as an example also added a tag that seems valid. Still not a lot to it, but at least there was something positive about the edit. – Reto Koradi Apr 30 '15 at 4:44
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    @RetoKoradi I did not see that, and in fact further inspection shows two reviewers had approved and was only rejected because of edit clash. Thanks for pointing it out, have edited as my point was an unfair and inaccurate. – James Apr 30 '15 at 4:48
  • @James I don't know as stackechange is community driven software, may be we have to accept even it is unfair and inaccurate. – Vaibhav Mule May 1 '15 at 8:00

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