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3 answers
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Question limited after so much work for Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

On Stack Overflow, I got the following error message. What? I have been helping users on Stack Overflow for two years. I have posted almost 500 answers and only 100 questions. I have gained ...
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2 answers
298 views

Change "You can only ask 6 questions in a 24-hour period" to non-positive scoring questions only [duplicate]

I'm getting this message: You can only ask 6 questions in a 24-hour period I understand we don't want users flooding the stack. However, when these 6 questions are good, then why not allow the ...
Keelan's user avatar
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-2 votes
1 answer
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Why does the six-question limit exist? [duplicate]

Perhaps I'm missing the point, but the entire purpose of Stack Overflow seems to revolve around questions being asked, and subsequently answered. Isn't limiting the number of questions you can ask ...
Luke's user avatar
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287 votes
7 answers
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The Help Vampire problem

What is the best long-term solution for the Help Vampire problem? Adapted from the above article: Identifying Help Vampires can be tricky, because they look like any ordinary person (or Internet user,...
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288 votes
1 answer
135k views

What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"?

If you are reading this, you may have been affected by one of our post quality bans. If so, it is important that you read the following information to understand what has happened and how to regain ...
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2 answers
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How much research should be done before asking? [duplicate]

In the comments on this post, there is a discussion about how much research you should do before asking a question. My standpoint is, I'm asking the question as soon as: I did some basic check ...
Albert's user avatar
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20 votes
2 answers
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Increase the limit of 6 questions in 24 hours

Is there a way to augment the limit of 6 questions in 24 hours ?
MEM's user avatar
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-14 votes
3 answers
237 views

library package manager for Windows question closed as not constructive

My question library package manager for Windows was closed as non constructive (probably as a result of the meta-discussion from here because it was voted to close exactly by the people from there). ...
Albert's user avatar
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14 votes
4 answers
292 views

How should we handle it when users ask about two separate, unrelated issues in the same question?

User asks about two unrelated, except in that they have both, issues in a single SO question (example). How should we handle this? Edit to remove one or the other, which might invalidate some ...
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4 answers
322 views

I'm a "help vampire", yet all my recent questions have high points [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”? Here's a screenshot of my posts: As you can see, I recently ...
Jon's user avatar
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11 votes
0 answers
152 views

A specific question has been revised 16 times...what to do? [duplicate]

I have a specific situation for which I require the input of the community before I take action, because I am not confident enough in my evaluation of the situation to take the appropriate action. I ...
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