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Enable automatic deletion of old, unanswered, zero-score questions after a year?

Related to Meta Super User efforts: Old unanswered inactive questions with low views/votes and Meta Server Fault efforts: Cleaning house, really old, unloved questions We already auto-remove ...
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1answer
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How do I get attention for one of my own questions without a good answer?

I asked a question almost as soon as I got my account. I got a few decent answers, but none of them helped solve my problem. The question has long since become buried by newer questions, and there's ...
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Should we require minimum reputation to continue asking questions?

We are reevaluating this based on community feedback. The new heuristic to prevent questions being asked will probably be based on a combination of question closes, question deletes, question flags, ...
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1answer
123k 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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4answers
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Does systematic self-deleting need to be prevented?

This case (and other similar recent ones) makes me think something must be done about users systematically both deleting their questions after they've received a satisfactory answer, and deleting and ...
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2answers
7k views

Is there a limit on how many questions I can ask? [duplicate]

Is there a limit on how many questions I can ask per day? Per hour? Per other time unit? Related Questions: Limitation on submitting a question, is it an explicit request to create a new account? ...
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4answers
729 views

I only ask questions. Am I unwanted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it considered rude if you only ask Questions but almost never answer one yourself I've been using Stack Overflow for maybe a year to get answers to questions I couldn't ...
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1answer
9k views

Clarify “no longer accepting questions from this account” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Better explanation when account is blocked A few months ago SO started blocking questions from users with a history of poor questions; users get the error message: Sorry, ...
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5answers
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Should I vote to “delete” one of my posts if it gets no replies, to avoid its effect on my “accept rate”? [closed]

Should I vote to "delete" one of my posts if it gets no replies, to avoid it affects my accept rate? If not, what is recommended way to avoid negative impact on accept rate?
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1answer
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Question ban blocking my questions… but they all have positive scores!

I was rather shocked when I logged on to Stack Overflow today to discover that I have a question ban. I was actually really disappointed. So before I get upset, I'd like to find out why. I checked my ...
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1answer
1k views

Stack Overflow is not accepting questions from my account anymore [duplicate]

I can't post a question when logged in via OpenID on Stack Overflow. How can I do it?
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2answers
269 views

Under which circumstances should I delete my own question or answer

While I was searching through meta I've found several postings about deleting. How it works, who can do it and so on. But I never saw a comprehensive list, in which cases someone should delete their ...
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1answer
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Odd behavior - deleting question and creating it again?

I've experienced a couple of times now that a certain user has created a question and after a couple of criticizing - and reasonable - comments, the question is removed by the author. A few days ...
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2answers
140 views

How to close the question

How do I close my own question when I don't get any answers?
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2answers
90 views

Can I get two closed questions reviewed again?

I had four questions in a row closed. My last two happened at once in the open-source tag, and I've edited them but I think it's a dead horse as the title implies a legal question. But the ones before ...

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