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Questions tagged [account-suspension]

Account suspension is the act of temporarily blocking the account of a specific user.

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What can I do to lift or reduce a suspension?

I understand what it means to have an account temporarily suspended, but what happens if I think the suspension was too harsh or unjust? If I am a new contributor and unfamiliar with how things work ...
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Regarding the suspension of my account [duplicate]

I am using this account. Today morning I have answered a question on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Suddenly my reputation dropped down. What is the reason for this issue? I am totally disappointed. ...
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Possible for 15k+ users to mark questions which have been answered by suspended users as protected

From the protected question FAQ: Users with the Protect Questions privilege (15k reputation on graduated sites, 3.5k on beta sites) can protect a question which is at least a day old, and ...
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Can a hacker who hacked a Facebook account access security.stackexchange.com through their linked OAuth account?

Recently Facebook was hacked with 50M accounts compromised. I just got a message from a moderator of Stack Exchange site Information Security that my account has been suspended. I'm writing ...
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What to do with a user insulting my other personal accounts? [duplicate]

Previously a user posted a question that doesn't expose the real problem. It's likely that it's an XY problem and that has been explained clearly why in the comments. Anyway I've posted a real ...
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Why don't we hard-prevent users from nominating themselves as a moderator candidate if they were suspended in the past year?

I know that users aren't permitted to nominate themselves as moderator candidates if they were suspended after one year. Additionally, such users are shown a message before posting their nomination. ...
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Can we get some details on how account expulsion is supposed to work?

The new code of conduct contains the following in the enforcement section: Account Expulsion For very rare cases, moderators will expel people who display a pattern of harmful destructive ...
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Why was this user banned from chat?

Recently I discovered a user that I talked to a lot was banned for a little over 300 days. It seemed strange, so I looked into it myself. I found this chat message: You're suspended on Stack ...
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Suspended account for the first time… for too long time

I have recently opened my second bounty question... For being a bounty, I've received a lot off-topic answers... finally, my patience was over and I've made a slightly irritated comment to an answer: ...
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Suspended user shouldn't be able to run in an election on the site they're suspended on

We're having an election on Worldbuilding, and this week, nominations opened up. A user nominated themselves, but they've been suspended elsewhere on the network and are currently suspended on a ...
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How does the 72 hour limit mentioned in the AUP affect suspensions?

I just came across the Acceptable Usage Policy There's a bit in there that goes If you are found to be in violation of any of the below policies, you will receive a notice via email. Unless you ...
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Could network-wide suspensions last longer than 10 years?

The dupe candidate deals about suspensions in general, the essential part of this question is the increase of the network-wide suspension length from 10 years to 30. The answer to the question has ...
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Why was my account suspended on SO? [closed]

Firstly, I'm not sure if this is the correct place but as I have been suspended on (meta) SO I can't make a meta post there. But, please, understand my perspective and read through the post ...
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Why was my account suspended for *invalid* reasons? [closed]

My main account on SO was deleted for walking into a chat room. I unknowingly remade an account (Thought I was logging in) and it was deleted yet again for no reason. I remade the account (purposely ...
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Is it possible to dispute penalty box or at least to know the reason for being penalized?

Joining the https://drupal.stackexchange.com just about a month ago I have only been trying to be helpful answering questions, editing posts, using votes and flags, and gradually learning the rules of ...
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Will asking a really good question get you more chances to ask more questions? [duplicate]

Why am II still getting this warning after coming back from a suspension? Should I get a fresh start? Is this probation temporary? Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and ...
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If you delete your account, can you still be suspended?

I've seen something that's bothering me, but I don't know if my loss of faith in good intentions is warranted. A highly controversial post was made, followed up by a lot of comments, edits and meta ...
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An acquaintance figured out a way to get me banned from Stack Exchange Sites

I use English Language Learners forums a lot. In fact, I was in the top 0.48% of reputation earners, but just a couple days ago, I was sitting in an English Lecture, when I noticed that a little of my ...
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Automatically remove election candidates if they get suspended after nomination

We have an election happening in Magento StackExchange. One of the candidate who is nominated for the election has been suspended by a moderator. But the problem is, his nomination is still there for ...
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If somebody gets a 10 year long network-wide ban, who communicates it to them and how?

In the case of the bans issued by mods, the mod communicates the decision to the offender. What happens if one gets a network-wide ban? These can be caused only by the CMs. What are the rules in ...
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Why is it specially required to mention “temporarily suspended” in ban messages when all suspensions are temporary only?

During the period of suspension, on a suspended user's profile, we find a message which is typically like: This account is temporarily suspended. The suspension period ends in X days. From the ...
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Are user suspension and user deletion discussions on-topic for per-site meta?

Users will be suspended sometimes by the moderator team due to various reasons. But there will be some enthusiastic users who are very much interested to know the reasons behind the suspension of a ...
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Why can I add a post in here, even though I've been suspended?

I find this odd that I can post something in this area even though I've been suspended from Stack Overflow and meta, so why is that, or is that normal? I take it that these two areas are two ...
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Why was the recent question about “unwarranted” suspensions deleted?

This isn't a big deal; I'm partially curious about what happened, but I also think it was a pretty good question with some very useful answers. There was a question posted here yesterday by someone ...
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Can't flag for moderators while suspended, when plagiarism goes on

I'm suspended on Stack Overflow for a while so I can't post a comment to flag for attention of the mods on Stack Overflow. Not sure how to deal with it. The reply here is a copy of one I've got about ...
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Z-order for share box is wrong for suspended user

When user is under suspension tapping on "edit" link below the post body opens the popup message "Account is suspended". If you then tap on the "share" link, share box appears under the popup:
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Does unaccepting violate site rules?

A few days ago, I unaccepted a lot of answers to my questions just to test if I could exceed the reputation cap by accepting more than 100 answers on the next day. But I couldn't ... because of ...
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Please give the moderators option to revoke the privilege for commenting

Doing this, the mods could stop a user from posting harmful comments, without having to resort more drastic measures (typically, giving temporary suspension). It could serve also as an intermediary ...
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How about giving badges to people coming back after long suspensions?

I think, if somebody gets a long "free time", and then comes back, and posts again - either here, and to the meta site, it is a clear signature of improvement. My idea is to giving them some badge ...
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After suspension is over reputation hasn't been recalculated [duplicate]

I had a suspension for a couple of days for some sock puppet account, it said that my reputation will back to normal after suspension, but is hasn't! It is still 1.
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Can a bounty be awarded to a temporarily suspended user?

I posted a bounty on Stack Overflow and got an answer from a user that has since been temporarily suspended. Will the system allow me to award the bounty to that user? A Day in the Penalty Box says ...
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Suspended users can still use the “suggested edit review override” tool

The new tool allowing the OP of a post to override community review on suggested edits to it doesn't take account of the fact that said OP may be suspended! Or rather, it does but only partially so: a ...
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How can I discuss my suspension with the site's moderators? [duplicate]

I recently got a hefty 30 day suspension handed to me over at Programming Puzzles and Code Golf and, wanting to discuss the particulars, I replied to the email the moderator team sent me, requesting a ...
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Nomination suspension notification modal window z-index issue

I was suspended within the last year and when I tried opening the nomination window, I get this z-index messed up view. The fix is simple. Currently the z-index of the .lightbox is 8950. And our ...
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Is it possible to get simultaneously suspended from all stack exchange sites?

I was having a bad day yesterday and wrote extremely provocative things on math overflow, math stack exchange, and philosophy stack exchange. I am worried that I could face a consequence. I have ...
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Why did my 150+ reputation account at Movies & TV SE get suspended?

Day before yesterday, I posted two questions (1, 2) on Movies & TV Stack Exchange. One of my two questions got listed in Hot Network Questions also. I was so happy, I even shared in my FB, but ...
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What happens to rep earned while a user is suspended?

I just upvoted an answer that was posted by a user prior to their suspension and was wondering if they'll actually see that now, or when their suspension ends. The only reference I could find was in ...
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Should auto-protection kick in when a suspended user's answer is deleted?

What is a protected question? says: The system (via the Community user) will automatically protect a question that's had three answers from low-rep users deleted or [other stuff]. A meta Sandbox ...
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Is deleting answers you feel are not good answers a suspension-worthy action? [duplicate]

The mods at English Usage are intent on undeleting bad answers, even though I've retracted them. In trying to prune, they give suspensions. What are the rules on that? It's literally only a handful of ...
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Can a user in timed suspension edit their own posts?

I did find My account has been temporarily suspended; what does that mean?, which says that When an account is suspended [...] The account holder will be unable to ask, answer, comment, use any of ...
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Do successive suspension times always increase?

As far as I can tell, when a user is suspended multiple times, the length of the suspension increases each time. My question is: Are suspension times required to increase, or do mods have the ability ...
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“Contact us”… and then what?

So I had a dispute with the moderators at a specific SE site. As a result, I got suspended there. As per SE guidelines, I pressed the "Contact us" button and wrote to the higher powers to appeal. ...
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Tiny bug with suspension [duplicate]

First off, this is a very tiny bug that doesn't really affect anything here except my perfectionism. When a suspended user tries to accept an answer on their question, the following message comes up: ...
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Could we tie site suspensions to chat suspensions globally?

As things are now, site suspensions for a user's parent site result in chat suspensions. It works fine, unless of course, a malcontent has a different site as his parent and pops over to troll you. It'...
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Suspension in chat on more than one site [duplicate]

I have been suspended on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf, and that includes a suspension on the meta and presumably the chat. However, surely I should be able to chat on others sites such as Area 51 ...
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Why can't one update his own profile during a suspension period?

If a user is suspended temporarily then why can't they update their profile information like bio and all. Is it included in suspension rule? Because when I referred to this link I didn't get anything ...
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What would happen if someone who is suspended created a new account and tries to have it merged it later?

Let's say someone: has his Stack Exchange account suspended for a year; then created a new account; tries to merge it with his previous account after the suspension is over. What would happen then ...
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Can we change the inaccurate wording of semi-perm bans?

Look at this: A temporary suspension for 10 years with roughly 8 years remaining. Firstly, is 10 years temporary? I hardly think so. You don't say you temporarily lived in a place for 10 years or ...
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Why we don't keep public records of suspensions

Whenever the topic of a suspended user crops up, there's often confusion about what information moderators ought to share and what they should keep private. Sometimes moderators are just as unsure as ...
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Are there specific guidelines for suspensions for rude and/or offensive content?

Are there standard guidelines on SE regarding how many rude and/or offensive posts does it take before someone earns a suspension? Or is that more subjective, up to moderator discretion and varied ...