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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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Account deleted without notice! [closed]

Yesterday I noticed that my SO account has been deleted. I tried to log in with my email address but it was not recognized as a valid account and the system created a new account for me. My reputation ...
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Accounts got merged for voting irregularities. How to separate them again?

I've used Stack Exchange for the last year, using my e-mail to login. A few days ago my brother came to the site using his own e-mail, and upvoted some of my answers. Now Stack Exchange has ...
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4960 days in the Penalty Box [duplicate]

The official blog clearly says: Depending on the severity of the problem behavior — and at the complete discretion of the moderator — your account will be placed in timed suspension for anywhere ...
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On voting of suspended user, votes to the answer shows 0

Suppose a answer has 3 votes. As we know suspended user can not vote. But if suspended user votes for the answer, Suspended user can not vote message is displayed and votes to that answer becomes 0. ...
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Can I request a moderator to re-activate my SO account that has been suspended because of mistake?

I have been participating on Stack Overflow for the last 4 months. I found that it is the best Q&A site for beginners, and I received solutions to many of my problems there. So I started sharing ...
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Why isn't there an undo for recent activity by users who get put on timeout?

As background information, earlier today I noticed some kind of suspicious behaviour on a question (that I think has been deleted) involving a user who has since been suspended. I made a comment ...
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My account has been temporarily suspended; what does that mean?

My account has been temporarily suspended, besides the following restrictions: an account will be locked at 1 reputation the user page will have a visual indication that the account is in timed ...
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Provide a non-derogatory message for self-requested suspensions

On Mathematica one of our top users requested a self-suspension to take some time off. Now his profile boldly reads: This account is temporarily suspended for rule violations. This is not right. ...
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After a forced vote recalc, the old counts are still used

Summary: Vote counts have to be automatically corrected on a Vote count recalc. I browsed through the Top Users: JavaScript askers page, looking for nice questions. My attention was caught by a user ...
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Something is wrong with this user's suspension

This user is currently suspended on meta. There is however no hint of this on his user page except for the fact he has 1 reputation on meta and 21 on the main site. I picked a custom ban reason for ...
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What happens when a user is suspended from a meta site? [closed]

In particular: Can the suspended user still access the main site normally? Can the suspended user still access chat normally? (This question doesn't really apply to MSO, as this is not a proper per-...
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Why hasn't my reputation gone back up from 1 after a suspension?

I recently got suspended (stupid me, I know) on Stack Overflow. However, I have noticed that, after my suspension, my reputation has not gone back up to what it was before. I saw a question on Meta ...
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What happens with reputation from votes during suspension? [duplicate]

Will votes on my answers/questions cast while I'm suspended still increase my reputation after the suspension ends?
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May you reopen my account? [closed]

https://stackoverflow.com/users/1020386/dreamchaser My account is suspended. I like this site very much, and many people are kind and helped me a lot. Sometimes, I also want to help others, but my ...
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Is posting an incomplete/incorrect answer considered abuse on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I recently posted this question: Color picker that sends events per color pick and a certain user posted an "answer" which he obviously did not test or compile. Upon saying that his answer did not ...
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Why are year-long suspensions called “temporary”?

Meet user952977, an apparently chronic asker of horrible questions. His questions are so horrible that he managed to get a suspension out of it. That's great! The system is working. He's been ...
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Can an account be self-suspended? [duplicate]

Is it possible to obtain a suspension on one's own user account by request? If so, will the message on my profile make it clear that the suspension was requested, or will it look like I got in ...
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Check to see if a new moderator message has been sent within the last few minutes

Today (and it's not the first time I've observed this), Tim and I suspended and sent a moderator message to the same user within one second of each other. Could the user messaging/suspension ...
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Block migration if user is suspended/question-blocked at destination

There's a sad little loophole in the suspension/question-block system: migrations. Example: Let's say you've been suspended on MSO, but you really, really want to post a question here now. All you ...
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Suspension reason listed as “to cool down” if “something else” reason is selected

When choosing a message template for a moderator message, we are given several default choices, such as excessive promotion, abusive activity, etc. For cases which don't fit this bill, we have a "...
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What could cause users to be placed in the penalty box for an entire year?

Just for curiosity I'd like to ask what are the reasons that a user can have their account suspended or placed into the penalty box for one year? For example, this user, although I've seen it several ...
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Suspending user for more than 999 days fails silently, still sends message [closed]

waiwai933 ran into this on English.SE, and I've confirmed - attempting to suspend a user for longer than 999 days results in a message being sent, but the user left unsuspended. Steps to reproduce ...
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Please notify people of the reasons for chat suspension

I cannot put it more eloquently than Lasse did: Why aren't the users who get suspended notified of the reason for this? I mean, if the purpose of the suspension is to get someone to improve ...
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Why am I blocked from using chat?

Just now I got suspended in chat, ending in 28 minutes. I have no idea why. What did I do wrong?
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Suspended user cannot award bounty

I asked a question on Stack Overflow: Refactoring and creating seperate methods. I want to award my bounty to this answer by user NetMage However, my Stack Overflow account is suspended recently for ...
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“This account is temporarily suspended for voting irregularities.”

I know that there are several questions for this, but this is user-specific, so please do not consider this question as EXACT duplicate. User Ham and Bacon was suspended, for "voting irregularities". ...
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How can one check how long he is in the penalty box? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? Apparently, I was sent to the penalty box. I was looking here and saw ...
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Suspended for deleting old unanswered questions? [duplicate]

I got this message: Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See http://goo.gl/C1Kwu to learn more. Now I'm a little paranoid, so sorry if I am violating some other rule at this ...
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Why not list point-reduction as 'temporary'? [duplicate]

When another users submitted a very low-quality answer, I flagged it as useless. The user retaliated against me with a down vote, and I said something to the effect of: 'If you don't like my question,...
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Silent failure during account suspension

I tried to suspend a user for 99999999999999999999999999999999999999999 days, and the form clicked through as if it succeeded, but the suspension did not apply. If the maximum is 365 days, then ...
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Can suspended users still ask and answer questions?

As part of our sekkrit discussions between moderators I asked to be suspended on a site to see if suspended users can edit their profile. (Hint: they cannot.) However, while suspended, I noticed that ...
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What are the different types of reasons for banning a particular user? [closed]

I want to know the reasons why I was banned from Stack Overflow. Actually, I was banned from 23/5/2011 without any warning. I do not understand the reasons why I was banned from the Stack Overflow ...
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14 days of suspension

I have been suspended for 14 days. I wrote a rude comment I admit (but I was provoked). Do I have any way to try to get a lower supension? With this supension I will not be able to assign a bounty I ...
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Why do suspended users have a reputation of one?

I have some questions regarding suspended users: Why do suspended users have a reputation of one? According to the default reputation of a new user, he/she will have reputation of one and he/she has ...
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Is this an issue with the voting navigator?

During my suspension period I tested the suspension mode application, and I found some strange behavior. When I up/down the voting navigator it says suspended members cannot vote, and it changed the ...
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Suspended user can still post?

This user has been suspended until May 11, and that already for quite a while. She made a second account, called sally, and eventually got found out. So as far as I could tell, her accounts were ...
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You cannot suspend a user without contacting them anymore?

but... but.... About half the time I suspend someone I just leave them a comment suggesting they read the faq, chiding them from re-asking the same closed question again, etc... This is usually fine ...
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Is “question-blocked” designed to be more severe than temporary suspension?

So SO's recent super secret method for preventing problem askers from asking more questions has been getting some recent attention. As I understand it, they can use the site in all ways they ...
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Should a suspended account be able to mark a question as a favourite?

Even though I got banned suspended, I'm able to mark a question as a favorite. Is this functionally correct?
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How do automatic chat suspensions work?

When someone flags a chat post as spam/offensive, some users get a popup asking them if the suspension is valid or invalid. I know if a certain threshold is reached, that user whose post was flagged ...
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Account suspended?

I've been using stackoverflow and was up to 31 reputation. Suddenly it decreased to 1 and my profile shows the following message: This account is temporarily suspended. The suspension period ends ...
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Showing rep for suspended users in mod console is kinda pointless

Showing the rep of users that are in Timed Suspension on the Mod Console is kinda pointless, given that their rep is always 1. Perhaps there's something more useful that can be displayed here? ...
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Why has my account been suspended on Stack Overflow?

My account was OK one day before yesterday, but now when I try to open it, why does it show the message that the account has been temporarily suspended?
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Integrate sending of a moderator message into the suspension process

When a moderator suspends a user, he/she is supposed to send a message to explain the suspension, but under the current system, sending a message is a completely separate process from the suspension ...
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Fine grained suspension

tl;dr version: Rather than locking people out of the house for increasing periods of time, wouldn't it be better if they were only locked out of the rooms they consistently made messes in? This would ...
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New suspension message: “Grounded” [closed]

This is a quiet lament for two apparently under-age users Benny & Nyuszika7h whose accounts have been temporarily suspended. It would be nice to mark their accounts as "temporarily grounded", as ...
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Why lock users with one rep point while in spending time in the penalty box?

I recently came across old question (several months old) that was edited by 1 rep user. Curious, I dived deeper and was amazed to see that 1 rep user had several gold badges, over 10 silver badges and ...
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Semi-Automated suspension

This conjoined twin of a feature request was surgically separated. The other portion of the request is now found at: Fine grained suspension Please give the existing answers a bit of slack for ...
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Suspended users are somewhat off in Users pages

That was the last page of the "Week" view. Losing 8867 rep in one week surely can't be true.
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Should multiple simultaneous account suspensions result in suspensions across the entire network?

There is a certain user who is suspended on this site and on the English site. They have also caused trouble and have a record of poor answers and vote counts on other sites. This person seems to have ...