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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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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Will bounty rolled back if user removed or suspended?

Suppose If user gives bounty for another user's question then user is removed or is suspended for some period then will given bounty rolled back from that user's account? If user suspended for some ...
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Is it possible to circumvent a suspension?

I think there is a way to circumvent a suspension. I don't know if it's a bug or by design. A week ago on Travel.SE, a user was suspended for 90 days, and thereupon he decided to delete his account on ...
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Trying to suspend someone from chat for 0.02 hours results in an error page

I've attempted to suspend a user from chat for 1-2 minutes so I input 0.02 into the "hours" field. The result was this error page
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Raise Flag for a [Penalty Box]

Edit on Point Not talking about having someone pushed off the site for a long period. My terminolgy is wrong (I'm new here). Penalty Box is more like what I was talking about. Will try to edit the ...
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I can see my reputation “increasing” even though I am suspended

So I got myself suspended, for being an idiot. My fault. I now have 1 reputation. But while I was sitting on the front page of the site where I'm suspended, somebody upvoted one of my answers. I ...
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Shouldn't I be able to flag while suspended on chat?

I was (for some reason or another) suspended in the tavern. I am trying to flag a random message for a moderator, but the system is not letting me because it thinks it is a "vote" and I get this ...
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Can a suspended user participate in Winterbash?

Can a suspended user participate in Winterbash? Can he/she/it earn hats after he/she/it is suspended? Can he/she/it wear hats after he/she/it is suspended?
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Why was my account suspended 2 times? [closed]

I have my account in Stack Overflow. https://stackoverflow.com/users/2909797/monika But one moderator Andrew Barber suspending my accounts 2 times. I like this site so much. But I am not getting the ...
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How long can a temporary suspension be?

I ran into a user profile that states: This account is temporarily suspended to cool down. The suspension period ends on Apr 27 '24 at 7:54 At first, it seemed like a somewhat longish ...
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Find those who play with Stack Overflow

Recently I heard about a new bad activity in some software companies. Some of that companies programmers use Stack Overflow as a fun and game site and send wrong answers just for fun. There must be a ...
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Can we have in/voluntary Meta suspensions on other sites without suspension on the main sites?

For the purposes of this discussion, I am referring to Main sites and Meta sites, as sites other than Stack Overflow or Stack Overflow Meta. Some users contribute successfully on SE sites, but not ...
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Can an account caught for serial down voting continue to cast downvotes on that single user?

If a user account has been detected of serial down voting can that continue to cast downvotes on that single user? The reverse can be asked about serial upvoting. What happens to an account caught ...
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Does the notification disappear after sometime

I had a SO account which got suspended just now (I know the reasons, And sorry for those). Now earlier I saw there was a notification from the moderator on reason of my suspension. But instead of ...
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Banned for 1 year, is there any way to join sooner?

I was banned for 1 year, this is my account: https://stackoverflow.com/users/2566863/ali-carikcioglu Is there any way I can join sooner than 1 year? :) I contacted Stack Overflow yesterday about ...
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Should a user suspended on the main site be allowed to chat on associated chat-rooms?

Related: Make it possible to revoke write access to public chat rooms, Don't extend suspensions from the parent site to chat Recently I came across a case where a user who was banned on a site ...
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Avoiding getting suspended for voting irregularities?

Many times when I read threads, I keep on upvoting for the reason being that if someone has put an effort to write a big answer, s/he/it should get some rewards for it. I recently saw someone getting ...
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Is the impact of bad posts somewhat mitigated if spread out over a long period of time?

Suppose someone only asked 30 bad (closed or downvoted) questions in 30 days. This person probably would be "shut down," either by a timed suspension, or by the algorithm that says, "this site is no ...
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I've been temporarily suspended. Am I actually a bad user? Should I leave the site?

I have recently asked a question by accident when I was drafting it. I decided not to post, but it was left open in another tab and somehow (I don't even know) it got posted. When I noticed it, a few ...
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Does a temporarily suspended account automatically unaccept answers to their questions?

The user Ram Dutt Shukla was recently suspended temporarily due to "voting irregularities". I had previously answered one of this user's questions, which had been accepted. Then I lost 15 reputation ...
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What are the typical reasons for a network wide suspension?

I have come across a user profile that has been recently suspended until January network-wide. I have checked out all his various SE accounts and could not find a single negatively voted post in his ...
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No effort to learn and improve over time under a A Day in the Penalty Box

Under "A Day in the Penalty Box", there is a condition for "No effort to learn and improve over time" which specifies "The user never gives anything back to the community, but only takes". If for ...
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I was suspended 1 day after already being contacted by a moderator, is this a moderator error?

June 13: I answered several questions related to "how to make a carousel view (UI element) for Android OS" by giving them a few hints and a link to my blog: http://www.pocketmagic.net/2013/06/a-3d-...
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Should association bonus be given to suspended users?

I just stumbled over this account here on Meta. He joined today and have less than 200 reputation in all other accounts: So I checked the account with 1 rep to find he is suspended for a week. ...
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Specific reason for suspension of specific user account at MSE [duplicate]

During my browsing through several pages on MSE, I have come across several user accounts which have been temporarily suspended. For example, one such account is Gone (2,326 answers). This user has ...
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Show previous suspension count for moderator candidates

This is a feature request stemming from this question: Should you be allowed to run in a mod election if you've been banned for bad behavior? I realize that suspensions are private, but I think ...
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What does it mean when an account is suspended due to plagiarism?

I stumbled upon a user who seems to have been suspended for plagiarism: What is plagiarism and why can it get an account suspended?
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After my suspension period, my reputation was not returned

On Stack Overflow, I have a suspension period of 7 days which ends today. But my actual reputation has not been returned to me as one of the moderators said it would. I have a message like this by @...