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Users that that have a large amount of their edit suggestions rejected will be banned from suggesting more edits for seven days.

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Is there an equivalent for suggested edit ban for 2k+ users?

In the editing guidance provided in the help center, it is clear what happens when someone without edit privileges submit too many rejected edits. What happens if someone suggests a bad edit? ...
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Is it legitimate to mass retag questions without edit privileges?

I've recently started with a large retag on the new Quantum Computing site. I first discussed with a user who can review and we thought that we knew what needed to be done. However, it appears that 1 ...
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Have I been permanently banned from suggesting edits [closed]

I was unable to suggest edits to questions on Stack Overflow. But now I see after a long time I am still unable. I thought it would be fixed after some time. I don't know why that happened. Almost ...
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iOS app gives generic error when edit banned

If a user tries to suggest an edit using the SE iOS app while edit banned, they are shown the generic error "user cannot submit edits to this question". Meanwhile, trying to suggest an edit on the ...
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Edit ban message for anonymous users links to a non-existent edit history

I just got insta-banned from suggesting edits whilst not logged in* and got a message saying: You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits - please review your edit history. The link, which is....
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How many edit rejections before the 2nd ban?

I was recently banned from suggesting edits due to too many of my edits being rejected on Arqade. I didn't understand that I couldn't use Wikipedia descriptions for tag descriptions. I've taken the ...
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Let me know when I can suggest edits again while being manually banned

When trying to suggest new edit, I saw this message: You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits - please review your edit history I reviewed my history, but found no recent rejected edits, ...
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Allow moderators to manually ban >2k users from suggesting edits to tag wikis

I recently found a guy mass-plagiarizing tag wikis. The problem is, he had more than 2,000 reputation and thus a moderator couldn't manually ban him from suggesting edits. This manual ban is useful ...
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It's been more than 10 days, Am I permanently banned for suggesting edits? [closed]

To reference this question I understood that I'm having too many edits rejected. Everyday, whenever I'm trying to edit a post it gives me error You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits - ...
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Don't consider post owner decisions when serving edit bans

I'm looking at a user whose edit suggestions simply consist of unnecessary bold formatting. Some of these edits are getting rejected, correctly, but the vast majority of their edits that are getting ...
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Should we lower the reputation threshold for question retagging?

I recently attempted to add the ambiguous-tag tag to several questions which discuss ambiguous tags, and it appears that I have been automatically banned from editing questions for this reason alone: ...
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Moderators should be able to manually ban users from suggesting edits

We regularly get flagged about specific users who are submitting a series of really bad edits. Normally, enough rejected edits for these users would trigger a timed edit ban by the system. However, as ...
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Stack Overflow doesn't notify a user when editing privileges are lost

I recently had a run-in with some minor edits, and lost my edit suggestion privileges for a week. I want to discuss part of the experience that was weird. I only found out about my loss of privileges ...
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Appropriate actions for user making multiple accepted incorrect edits

This user has made multiple edits recently where he adds Thanks in advance to the end. I know this is wrong to do because it puts words in the user's mouth and we are not supposed to say "thanks" or ...
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Checking when my edit suspension will be over

I have been prohibited from making any further edits on Stack Overflow for a week. How can and where can I check when exactly I'll be able to make edits again?
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Temporarily ban anonymous edits if an edit is spam/vandalism

Take a look at this suggested edit. It was rejected as spam/vandalism, but was suggested by an anonymous user. Should we temporarily ban edits from an IP address that has an edit rejected as spam/...
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“improve tag wiki” should be greyed out like “edit” while banned from editing

I made a series of edit suggestions on meta over the past week to add a new tag, which were rejected. As a result, I'm banned from editing for the next 7 days. No complaints there. I just clicked an "...
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Should the amount of possible edit suggestions per day be limited? [duplicate]

As a reviewer noted nicely: User is editing too much post today. Obviously not interested in content but in reputation Not exactly a valid rejection reason in general, but said user suggested many ...
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Can I edit a post, just to add tags?

Suppose I see a question with just one tag or two and it OBVIOUSLY has code, etc. relating to another tag, but the question itself is fine.. I understand I don't get any reputation points - that's ...
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I can no longer ask questions, nor edit my posts or those of others

Could someone please tell me why the editing of questions (mine and others) is disabled in my account? It has been a very long time since I have been question banned, after your site told me that ...
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Don't let me complete reviews while I'm banned from editing

I'm not going to get in the debates and discussions about the ban itself. ( I don't dispute it or the length or why) I'd suggest that if you ban my edit ability for 7 days I think you should also ...
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My edits got rejected because I edited at the same time as another user, now I can't make edits [duplicate]

When I edit a post, same time the other user also change the post, his post is accepted and my edit is rejected. But both of the edit is same in some times. I lost the edit privileged for an week? Why?...
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Losing the ability to suggest edits

On Stack Overflow, I've lost my permission to edit other's questions, and after reading some posts (like this one), I guess it's because I have made too many "minor edits". I think this edit is ...
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Is it bad form to edit question titles to remove obvious tags? [duplicate]

I am wondering if it it as the title suggests, it is bad form to suggest edits that remove the main tag from the title of a question. I am banned from suggesting edits, which is fine, but the accept/...
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I am unable to suggest edits even after the seven-day ban period

I have suggested several edits that were rejected. (I am aware of the rules that state that the system will ban users from suggesting edits for seven days if they suggest edits that are rejected ...
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When account is not allowed to suggest edits, add a link to the relevant FAQ

When a user is getting banned from suggesting edits he/she will have just a generic message telling they can't suggest edits anymore. It's really not trivial why this happened. Same way that a ...
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Delay in editing questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? I am new to Stack Overflow and curious about the editing process. Since I am new to programming as well and still want to ...
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Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days

First time I've got the following message on SO: Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. Although, I have made ~50 accepted edits this day. I'm sure that should outweigh the ~...
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Is there a penalty for one's edit suggestion being rejected?

As mentioned in this Meta question, approval of an edit suggestion gives the suggester +2 reputation. If the suggestion is rejected, does it cost the suggester any rep?