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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 ...
209
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1answer
116k views

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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3answers
973 views

What should I do if I find the answer to an old question of mine that was automatically deleted as abandoned?

I originally asked the question Implementing PPPoE half-bridge/ip-passthrough to suit IPSec VPN firewall appliance with Linux a little more than a year ago, which no one was able to answer. The ...
12
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1answer
373 views

How should self-deletes be evaluated in the question ban algorithm?

A self-deleted post is often not a low-quality post and may simply be a mistake noticed by the user, unlike moderator- or community-deleted posts which may indicate serious problems that the user may ...
12
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1answer
220 views

Can you get comment banned?

I know you can get question banned by asking enough questions of low enough quality that you cannot continue to post. I find myself flagging a lot of comments as spam or chatty from a few users on ...
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1answer
174 views

Why hasn't the automatic ban lifted despite my efforts?

I'm at a complete loss. I've got an auto-question ban, and I've done everything I can to get it removed. I have tried answering lots of questions, I have tried editing and deleting old posts which ...
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1answer
511 views

How long does it take until account unblocked [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? From few days ago I am blocked, I think the cause for indirect question ...
15
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1answer
244 views

Warning to users who are about to delete their own question and cause question ban [duplicate]

Given the recent number of users who come here to complain that their account has been suspended because they deleted too many of their own questions, could a warning message be added after the first ...
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Should I delete old questions that never received an answer? [duplicate]

I have asked a few questions that never received an answer. For some of those I have moved on, and don't really care any more, if I ever will get an answer. Should I delete those questions?
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1answer
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What are all the penalties to delete or close our own Questions or Answers? [duplicate]

EDIT: This is wrongly tagged a duplicate as it deals with clarifying and finding out information about penalties for the deletion and closing process, a topic that has spawned much confusion and past ...
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2answers
363 views

Allow me to comment on answers

Someone took a question I posted to the boost-users/spirit-general mailing lists, and reposted it on SO. I've been receiving some really good answers, but unfortunately I can't comment on them; ...