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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Suspension message needs to include the year when showing an actual date

To avoid confusion, add the year to the date display for suspension messages when showing the month, day, and time. See the example below where it could be inferred that there was a problem with the ...
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When will a user get deleted in SO?

Recently one of my colleagues user account has been deleted on SO. She is not regular user and she occasionally logs in into the system to see questions and understand things around, she occasionally ...
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Account suspension for answering questions well?

In the comments on @Wil's answer in this Super User question, moderator @Diago threatens @Wil and any other user with more than 3,000 reputation with suspension if they answer "not correctly formatted ...
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How many times can a user be suspended before being permanently banned?

I'm not planning anything. Just curious.
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What to do with suspended users in the data dump?

They could be creating strange anomalies when someone does a query against the datadump when someone is suspended when it's generated. So either remove those users from the dump or include them in ...
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What are side effects of Suspension?

After the suspension of my account from Super User, I noticed that my reputation was gone. What are the side-effects of being 'boxed' or suspended?
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Trade reputation for a decrease in account suspension time

What do you think about being able to trade reputation for a decrease in account suspension time? It would still be a punishment, and the amount of reputation lost should be calculated according to ...
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How do I see a list of all suspended users? [duplicate]

Can users be filtered by their "suspended" status? I'd like to see a list of all users who are currently suspended.
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Suspended user creating new accounts [closed]

I've noticed one user on Stack Overflow, anirudha, who has caused some problems. He's on his second or third penalty box, and has created sock puppet accounts before. Unfortunately, I've now seen ...
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What is the point of a 30 day account suspension?

The blog post says account suspensions will be from 2 to 7 days. "...if the problem behaviors continue beyond the timed suspension, your account is very likely to be permanently deleted." This user ...
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Avoid the Streisand Effect - be clear about the reason when suspending an account

This sort of thing has happened a few times now... "Hey, did you see? User X was boxed!" "User X? Why?" "I donno... Maybe he... " (wild speculation ensues. waffles are blamed.) It's ...
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Suspension Reasons

A recent kerfuffle has made it clear that perhaps there is not enough clarity on why users are being boxed. I know that the guideline is "Don't Be A Jerk" but that still doesn't help because there ...
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Users in penalty box are still able to post comments

I believe this is a bug. There are at least two users in the "penalty box" who are able to continue posting comments. See this thread: How do you get your account suspended with comments from Rich B ...
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How do I figure out who's been banished to the penalty box recently?

I don't know if schadenfreude would be an appropriate tag, but if it were, this question deserves it. Background I was strolling through [Meta] Stack Overflow today and had remembered that there was ...