I just got insta-banned from suggesting edits whilst not logged in* and got a message saying:

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

The link, which is...


...leads nowhere (or actually redirects to the homepage) if you aren't logged in (and as far as I know there's no way for anonymous users to see their edit history?).

You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits

* I suggested two edits anonymously (in another browser, whilst not logged in). The first was a genuine edit to my own answer, which I instantly accepted (in the browser in which I was logged in); interestingly, the "system" marked it as possible spam. The second was a long edit of nonsense (Lorem ipsum to be precise), which on submitting sent me directly back to the post and silently disregarded the edit. On trying to submit another edit I got the message above.

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    Are anonymous users ever going to actually see that message? I don't see a point in making the link work for anonymous users if anonymous users aren't going to be shown the link. – Servy Mar 28 '17 at 16:05
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    I just saw it as an anonymous user... Though that was clear from the screenshot? – Cai Mar 28 '17 at 16:06
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    As MSE's most prolific anonymous editor, I can confirm that anonymous users can definitely see it, and I agree this should be fixed. – Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog Mar 17 '18 at 10:18

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