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How can you know that you are quite close to losing your account? [duplicate]

I just came to know about this new policy of Stack Overflow. Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. Initially it was funny that people are losing their accounts :-D. ...
Mohit Jain's user avatar
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What should I do when I see a "question ban warning"? [duplicate]

When I ask question, It says following: Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more. For help formulating a ...
Pandya's user avatar
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45 votes
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Warn users that are treating SO as a forum, before their account is suspended [duplicate]

Questions like this are fairly common. New users sign up, treat Stack Overflow like a forum, and wind up with a suspended account. They then post here for help, and a moderator ends up writing the ...
Adam Rackis's user avatar
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7 votes
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Warning before auto-disabling accounts of Users [duplicate]

It would be useful to the user to warn them before there account is disabled from posting questions. User doesn't realize that they can be actually be barred from posting questions. My account was ...
Gaurav Agarwal's user avatar
13 votes
1 answer

Warn users who are about to hit the "we are no longer accepting..." wall [duplicate]

I'm no longer able to post questions on Meta. I get the "We are no longer accepting questions from this account" message. I have a large number of downvoted questions here. Well, actually, there were ...
shabunc's user avatar
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4 votes
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Why am I still in jeopardy of have question creation access blocked on Android.SE? [duplicate]

Essentially, for several months now I seem to have the infamous quote atop the questions writing page that says if I don't pull my act together, I won't be able to ask questions, possibly permanently (...
Dan Brown's user avatar
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810 votes
15 answers

Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
421 votes
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Decision on rejected edits should be displayed as a notification to the editor

Update, April 2014: I fully support Shog9's proposal of adding the message where it belongs—in the actual editing form. This is less intrusive than displaying it as a notification, but it serves the ...
slhck's user avatar
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95 votes
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Can we have a guaranteed pipeline for responses from Stack Exchange?

I think we should have some mechanism that automatically flags certain meta posts (both child metas and here) for Stack Exchange staff attention when they get beyond a certain point. The thresholds ...
durron597's user avatar
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176 votes
6 answers

Comprehensive question quality blocks now enabled everywhere

Questions are the lifeblood of any Stack Exchange site. But asking good questions can be difficult, and while most people start off doing it poorly, some never get better. For years now, when sites ...
Shog9's user avatar
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290 votes
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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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Do people get banned from StackOverflow? If not, can I nominate the first? [closed]

EDIT 3: What I've learned: Obviously, I take SO too seriously and I don't always act in its best interest. For every useful answer or question I've contributed, I've fired off two community Wiki ...
Jed Smith's user avatar
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40 votes
2 answers

Make users pass a review assessment as final stage before question ban

A different proposal in response to the problem documented in Warn new users when they ask a question after a previous question is closed, downvoted, or deleted. After a user has had a first or ...
djechlin's user avatar
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-2 votes
4 answers

Please assume good faith whenever reasonable when dealing with post-banned users

Note Please see my answer below. I have incorrectly applied my Wikipedia experience to Stack Exchange and based my assumptions on biased data, and I am deeply sorry for the controversy I have ...
bwDraco's user avatar
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29 votes
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Quality ban warning

How does the hobbling for bad askers work, on sites where the question ban isn't enabled? In particular, as a moderator, I see repeated entries in a user's history stating user posted after seeing ...
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