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Does anybody, ever, get un-question-banned? [duplicate]

As with every other kind of problem imaginable, people frequently come into the Lounge to discuss the problem of being question banned (and how we, personally, could of course help them with this). ...
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Can we have some statistics about users who could overcome the post-ban? [duplicate]

We often come across questions on Meta where users complaint/rant that they can't ask/answer any further question; some come here for advice on how to overcome this restriction and re-juvenate their ...
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Get rid of the question ban on Meta; suspend actively harmful users manually

This user appears to have been question banned because of two unpopular Meta suggestions. (He says so in Chat) Look at the two contributions that appear to have gotten him banned. Like those of many ...
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What can I do when getting “We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”?

Do not repost the question you were about to ask until you have READ EVERYTHING WE ARE ABOUT TO TELL YOU. While trying to ask a question, one could get: We are no longer accepting questions from ...
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Offer redemption to confused question banned users

A version of my question was asked here: Give better explanations when accounts are blocked . However, the status complete on that question resulted in the message I am taking issue with. Another ...
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How many people are asking SO questions on Meta because they're question-blocked?

People post questions on Meta that should really be on SO. (Latest example that'll doubtless be deleted momentarily.) They've been doing this for ages and the problem's been brought up on Meta at ...
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Give more specific guidance on question ban questions

For the past few years, since they started the question ban, we've been getting lots of questions from users (usually new) asking why they can't ask questions, and what the error dialog means. ...
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Is there a way to safely sock puppet a banned account?

I'd like to look into the user experience of being question/answer banned for a bit, but I'd like to do so without jeopardizing the standing of my main account. Knitting some socks for this is risky, ...
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The voting system does not help new users [duplicate]

I am fairly new to programming, and I quite often require help. Being only 15 and inexperienced, I often cannot phrase questions accurately or adequately, as with my age and experience comes naivete. ...
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Can the post ban message show links to deleted questions or answers?

Over and over again people come to meta and say they were banned for "one bad answer" or "one bad question." They don't understand that deleted posts count, no matter who deleted them. Often, a ...
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Should I edit my bad questions even if it causes good answers to lose context?

There is a hypothetical user on Software Engineering. Let's call him Devorlor. He asked some bad questions, but despite this, he received some very useful and upvoted answers. This hypothetical user ...
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How did I get unbanned? (I did not get any upvotes)

I used to be banned on Stack Overflow. Since then, I had tried to edit question so that the ban can be lifted, but when I learned that only editing wouldn't help, I abandoned my hope and as sure as ...
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Why is the IP ban administered and how is it carried out?

This question is related to the account ban policy. From here, we are told that an IP ban is administered when a user is banned. This issue has been brought up few times, and while they seem to be ...
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Proposal for question/answer ban amendment

Some background... Personal, I think that "eternally" banning users from posting questions/answers is a bit harsh. Allow me to explain the eternally part; after posting a few bad questions on SO (...
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Is this is a duplicate?

I think these questions are duplicates. MSO question: How many Stack Overflow accounts are banned from asking questions? MSE question: What happens to folks who get question banned, by and large? ...

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