Questions tagged [account-suspension]

User accounts can be temporarily banned ("suspended") by ♦ moderators for violation of the site rules. Use this tag for any questions related to user suspensions. Do not use this tag to appeal a suspension. Read the full tag wiki for information on how to appeal a suspension

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Allow moderators to see annotations or suspensions of a user from other sites

I had a case a while back where a user posted something pretty low-quality on a site I moderate. I like to give users the benefit of the doubt, so I commented on his/her post and gave some advice on ...
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Notification on unsuspension?

I was just wondering, when a user has been unsuspended from an SE site, do they get any form of notification about it (e.g.: email)?
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Suspension for… Promotional Content?

One of our most trusted users in Puzzling.SE was suspended for... uh... promotional content? This seems to be pretty harsh with like a half year suspension for this user. In the blogpost, A Day in ...
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Area 51 allows you to see how much rep you have on a suspended site

In Area 51, you can see the amount of rep you have in a suspended site. For example, it just updated: However, in my network flair I really only have 1302 total. So, if we do the maths, I have 1112 ...
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Blocked Account without Justified Proofs [closed]

Unfortunately my account was blocked last week because a moderator mentioned that I was using sockpuppets. Please see this image: I believe that the user(s) linked with my account were not even ...
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Chat shouldn't suspend me in rooms not associated with the site where I'm suspended [closed]

Chat has many problems. (Wut? I'm not suspended here!) I think chat should be redone. The URL is weird, sometimes its chat.stackexchange.com sometimes its chat.SITE.stackexchange.com. Then here its ...
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How to deal with users who have reputation, but their accounts have been hijacked to spammers?

This just popped up: Notice that the author has 26 points of reputation, so he's not about to lose much. Probably, this will get deleted pretty soon (I instantly flagged it as spam), but other ...
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Attempting to pin a message while being suspended RO throws a message telling me that I'm not RO

The message is just saying I am not a RO, if I try to pin being suspended. But since when being suspended disqualify me from being a RO? I get still listed as RO in the ROs list.
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The self dupe hammer doesn't check whether I'm suspended or not and allows to close anyway

Dunno, whether it is a bug or not. Someone voted to close my question as dupe, and I used the self-dupe-hammer to close it completely. I realize that it is Community who closes the question. But ...
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your account is suspended and therefore we bork orthography

That’s what you see instead of message textbox in the chat when you are suspended: What? If it is a complete sentence (which it is; there is a finite verb in there), then capitalize it. If it is not ...
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As a moderator, what action should I take if a user behaves poorly on two sites in separate instances?

This is, for the moment, purely hypothetical. Say I am a moderator on sites A and B. On site A, a user behaves somewhat rudely - not enough to warrant a suspension or anything, but still clearly ...
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What is the due process for the appeal of moderator actions on the stack exchange network? [duplicate]

In the U.S. at least, due process is considered a right that is so important that it is guaranteed by the Bill of Rights. Due process balances the power of law of the land and protects the ...
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What does it mean to “take from the community and never give back”? [duplicate]

This page about suspensions uses some vague language and I am curious as to what it means by: The user never gives anything back to the community, but only takes.
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Suspended users can still edit their chat profiles [duplicate]

Suspended users can still join chat and edit their chat profiles. This is sometimes used as a workaround for communicating, and in the worst cases can be used to spread offensive content, etc. ...
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User has two gravatars in name autocomplete

I just decided to ping a suspended (isn't relevant) user: And their gravatar appears twice in the name autocomplete. It turns out "the bug is a zombie chat profile that isn't deleted even long days ...
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Wrong message for suspended users who try to add a comment

This is what a suspended user see when trying to add a comment here on MSE: Or, in words: You must have 1 reputation to comment Suspended users do have 1 reputation, kind of. Error message ...
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You can see the reputation of blocked users with the profile page reputation graph, but the privs are correct

As this image shows, the user "has" 1 rep, because they're blocked. The profile page reputation graph clearly shows the amount this user actually has, at 1,766. I think that if the reputation is ...
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Suspended users can unaccept answers via android app

See the timeline of this question: Looks legit, right? But now see the profile of the question OP: Suspended for over a day now. The unaccept was done via the android app. This should not ...
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How do I appeal a suspension on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I have been a user for about two months. I was recently suspended for one month. The reason given for the suspension was inappropriate comments, but I disagree with this. I have been trying my best ...
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Manual suspension and afterwards

Will I be able to post questions again after suspension ends? Before I got manually suspended, I was able to post questions. Now I get "we are no longer accepting questions from this account"
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Sexism in conversation moderation, or, why wasn't I suspended?

Earlier today I was involved in a conversation on Stack Overflow which resulted in one user, Julia Anne Jacobs, being suspended, and another receiving a warning from a moderator. The timeline from my ...
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The privacy policy at Physics SE

(I read the SE privacy-policy). I joined Physics SE and browsing members' profiles I saw this notice: I don't know it it is the real name of the user, but can you tell me what is the reason of ...
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Deleting a question which is answered and must be deleted for company reasons [duplicate]

I want to delete my question which is answered. I breached my company policy by sharing the original code! Now my account is suspended for 2 days! How do I delete an answered questions?
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Suspensions shouldn't reduce reputation to 1

Suspended users have a reputation of 1 for the duration of the suspension. This reputation reduction doesn't seem to be necessary for the effect of suspensions as a 1 rep user still can perform quite ...
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Counting of votes [duplicate]

I have an account on Stack Overflow. The account is currently banned for a few days. I got a few upvotes to some of my previous answers. Will these upvotes get added to my reputation or will it just ...
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Extend profile hiding in chat for suspended users

When a user is suspended, their account is reduced to 1 rep and all of his privileges are stripped. However, they can still join chat rooms. This leads to various forms of possible abuse (all of ...
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Incorrect tooltip for suspended users

While trying to accept an answer during suspension gives a tool tip suspended users can't vote shouldn't that be suspended users can't accept answers
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Got another suspension?

Note: You disagree hence you will down-vote this question, but since I have accepted an answer that doesn't really make sense since it shows I accept my mistake. Well I wrote this answer and got ...
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Buggy error message trying to use “favorite” from a suspended account

The problem exists in different browsers (this screenshot was taken from a firefox), and on different sites (or, at least on physics SE, SO and SF). I think, somewhere in the code internally the ...
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To know the Suspended users from Stackoverflow and their suspension days [duplicate]

After reading this meta stackExchange question, is there any possibility to list out all the suspended users from StackOverflow and their suspension days?
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Temporary Suspension Reason [duplicate]

Is it possible to find the reason for which a specific user has been suspended? Is there a reason for not displaying the cause of suspension? (as in Status-by-design). Edit: The reason I asked this ...
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What Does It Mean To Be Suspended “To Cool Down”?

I was looking at some of the best reviewers of all time and clicked a random user just for fun (I am not stalking people). Stack Overflow said that his/her account was suspended so that the user can ...
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Bug with 'parent user' in chat

When I first joined chat.SE, the 'parent site' was Puzzling.SE. Recently I found I was spending more time in the SciFi chatroom than the Puzzling chatroom, so I changed my 'parent site' to SciFi.SE. ...
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Is it possible to implement a “tribunal system” to deal with user suspension?

"If we can vote to close a question, can we vote to suspend an user?" I am quite disappointed that one of the trusted users from StackOverflow just got "temporarily" suspended (penalty box) for 1 ...
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Profile wrongly suspended

I apologize for asking this question here, because I must ask it on Ask Ubuntu website where my account is suspended for a reason I see as unfair (because I deleted 10 of my former questions that ...
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You cannot kick suspended users

In the past few minutes a user posted the same message in almost every SO chat room. They had generated about 14 flags before they came into our room. Upon entering, they posted the same spam message ...
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Make 'temporarily suspended' link to the associated message for moderators

Currently, a suspension notice looks like so: This account is temporarily suspended for $Reason. The suspension period ends in $TimeLeft. With "temporarily suspended" linking to the blog post ...
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Cogsci deleting my account [closed]

The SE group, Cognitive Science, keeps deleting my account on the basis of an invalid identity. Supposing science was evidence-based, I asked what proof I needed to provide to support my identity and ...
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Allow suspended users to request account deletion [duplicate]

Currently, it seems that suspended accounts are unable to request account deletion. This should be changed to make it possible. If someone wants to leave, there's no point prolonging the drama by ...
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Is it safe to delete an old post which has no answer?

I have old questions that have no answers, and I want to delete them. Is it safe, or will it deduct from my reputation points, or will it be a reason for blocking my account?
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Do downvotes affect suspended users?

When user is suspended, his shown reputation is 1, but actual (shown when the user is not suspended) rep often isn't. Any downvotes he receive affect his shown rep (1), and I think he can't lose rep ...
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Why do network wide suspensions originate from per-site metas?

In the moderator annotation log suspensions that have been applied seem to be logged as originating from per-site-metas rather than the site themselves: Why is this? Is it a mistake in the wording ...
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Bounties not awarded because user was suspended. Top answers posted “before” are ignored by SE

At EL&U, a bounty was placed on a question I had previously posted an answer to. My answer, if I recall correctly, had already received four upvotes. There was one other answer which received ...
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Allow a moderator to suspend a user's privilege on a per-privilege basis [duplicate]

I propose that moderators will have the ability to suspend a user's privilege on a per-privilege basis. So for example, a user that abuses suggesting edits can be blocked from that for a period of ...
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Network-wide suspensions lift longer, manual suspensions

We just noticed an instance where a user that was manually suspended received a shorter network-wide suspension, and was then unsuspended earlier than the original suspension was supposed to last. ...
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Can a “rage quit” link be added to allow suspended users to delete their accounts? [duplicate]

According to the delete-account help, users are required to put the text "please delete me" in their profile's "about me" text. But a suspended user can not edit their profile, so they are unable to ...
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Why is a suspended user's rep set to 1? [duplicate]

I don't mean "why is it 1, not 0" as in Reason for new user's reputation is set to 1 which was closed as a dupe of Why does reputation start at 1, and have a lower bound of 1?. I mean why is it ...
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Alternate accounts of users previously suspended(though not currently under suspension)

Well, I was unable to find a relevant question concerning such a possibility, so here's mine; Bar any 'invisible' blocks on an account(such as preventing a user for asking/answering questions), I ...
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Site issues and issues with banning users [duplicate]

This site has many issues. Even though they have very good things for asking a good question / good answering, but here are some experts who have gained some privileges to ban any person. This is ...
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Can suspended users post comments? Get notifications? What happens to their reputation? [duplicate]

I have some questions about a suspended user's earning and activity. Can suspended users get reputation back after the suspension period? If a user is suspended for 7 days and he/she earns reputation ...

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