Questions tagged [post-ban]

A post ban means that a user is blocked from asking new questions, or posting new answers.

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Should the post-ban threshold be adjusted on MSE?

as of writing I have one previous question here on meta, which was a feature-request, it hasn't been well received and thus has downvotes (overall -6). According to the help page: Voting is ...
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Computation of “not been well-received” seems inaccurate

Says the FAQ: One or two bad posts will not cause you to be blocked from using the site. But from reviewing my history on thirteen accounts, apparently four minuses override any number of pluses ...
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what can I do to get out of a question ban in stack overflow site? [duplicate]

I have gone through this helpful link I understood that to get out of a question ban I need to improve my old posts but my question is that I have posted only 4 questions and I got answers on all ...
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How can a question banned user fix their questions if they're deleted?

If a user is question banned and the cause of the ban is too many deleted questions, how can the user fix this on their own? Until recently, advice has been to improve their questions, but since ...
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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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“Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account.”-Rule too strong? [duplicate]

https://stackoverflow.com/users/852592/mcb?tab=reputation Maybe I was just a bit unlucky: I got some down votes, one questions has been moved to Ask Different and another question has been closed as ...
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How can I try to improve when my account is banned [duplicate]

My Stack Overflow account is banned from answering questions. I know it is due to my previous answers, which seem spam to the moderator. However I would like to improve my answers to earn my ...
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Remove the shortened URL from the Post-Ban-Message [duplicate]

The message informing users about the post ban carries a shortened URL: Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account. See http://goo.gl/C1Kwu to learn more. Can it please be ...
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Why there is no email support for banned/blocked users

I am quoting from this: If you really, really think the question ban is an error, then email the team directly at the address provided at the bottom of every page. But note that Stack ...
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Should I avoid deleting my questions?

My Stack Overflow account is blocked. When I try to ask a question it shows me the error below. Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. I did some research and found that ...
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Stack Overflow is not accepting my questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? I don't know why some of my questions are voted negatively. 15 days ...
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Cannot post answers to StackOverflow [closed]

I am trying to post an answer to a question (in the Android forum), but I am getting this error. Is it because I am a new user? I have pasted the error below. Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted ...
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Ask Question problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? Why can not ask a question on stackoverflow? When I try, I get this ...
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Is there any limit for asking questions? [duplicate]

I have a problem on asking a Question Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: * Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. I have asked 11 questions till now in ...
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Should the automated ban on questions used on SO apply to Meta as well?

From this question, it appears that the same system for blocking new questions by those that have a history of bad questions used on Stack Overflow also applies to Meta Stack Overflow. Should it? ...
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Question asking causes a problem [duplicate]

When I try to ask a question, I receive the message: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. And strangely when I ...
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Why am I getting “no longer accepting questions from this account”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”? This question was initially posted on stackoverflow.com since ...
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Why am I not able to post a new question from my another account?

I want to post a question to Stack Overflow, but I get the following error when I try to submit it: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions ...
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Give better explanations when accounts are blocked

Over the past week or so, I've seen many questions from users who don't understand why their accounts have been locked. They have even made the effort to come here and ask why, so at least they know ...
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Why should I have an account with Stack Overflow anymore?

SO is always throwing this error when I post a question (meaning that I've been found to have poor questions): Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: Sorry, we are no longer accepting ...
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What happens to someone that was “banned” if their answers got migrated to the new site?

Suppose someone posted a bunch of bad (downvoted) answers that got them banned on the old MSE site. And suppose the related questions were migrated to the new MSO site. What would happen? Would the ...
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Why did you block my Stack Overflow account for asking a question here? [closed]

I wrote a post criticizing this system in a constructive manner here on Meta. Now my Stack Overflow account is blocked. The rules say if my question is about Stack Overflow it is welcome here, so my ...
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How long does it take until account unblocked [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? From few days ago I am blocked, I think the cause for indirect question ...
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How to identify cause of Post Ban

I am being banned suddenly from posting answers. I want to identify the posts which contribute towards this ban. I learned from the Help Center that only way to lift a Post Ban is to improve the ...
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What could have triggered a question ban in this case? [duplicate]

I would like to know what triggers a question ban? Is it based on votes? After self deleting a question on programmers, I got a question ban. What's the reason? This question is submitted at MSO per ...
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How many downvoted question are enough to incur in a question ban? [duplicate]

I've tried to make some search but I couldn't find an answer. Is it possible to incur in a question ban with only one downvoted question?
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Questions no longer being accepted from my account? [duplicate]

I know that several people have raised this issue before, but I am not sure why this has happened to me. I have not asked many questions on SO, but whenever I have, I've worded them clearly, and if ...
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After how many “closed” questions does an account forgo its privilege to ask questions? [duplicate]

Is the number constant or does it change as the reputation of a user grows? I've been there, myself, in the beginning, I had my privileges revoked. I don't want to repeat such a thing. Can we list ...
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Cross-Site Question bans? [duplicate]

I got question banned on Serverfault for asking some bad questions I do admit not my best work. When I tried to post a question on Stackoverflow I realized I was also Question banned. Considering I ...
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What is the exact objectives of the question ban measure?

What are the objective of the post ban feature and how does it accomplish them?
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Banned from asking question, but cannot improve existing question because of deletion [duplicate]

I have my questions deleted after realizing the below standard quality, but still got banned. similar case in Banned for asking questions and cannot undelete question but it seems I need to open ...
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What are the conditions for a dissociation and how does it impact the post-ban system?

I have searched around meta but did not find much information regarding the dissociation of posts. I, however, happened to stumble across this faq question, "How do I remove my name from a post, in ...
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Popup privilege information before posting

My account is blocked in Stack Overflow from posting questions. I found the bug that Stack Exchange Android application accepts questions even from blocked users. It is rectified now. I have a ...
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Would it be good to change the following line?

On the question bans page at the Help Center (question-bans), it gives the following advice to users who have been banned from asking questions: 'Begin by fixing your existing posts; do not just post ...
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Question is being accepted from blocked users?

When I try posting questions from my PC, it says you are blocked and you cannot post question. But when I post questions from my mobile application, Stack Overflow accepts them. What is the reason for ...
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Will a user who only asks questions get banned by the system? [duplicate]

I really want to answer others' questions, to make a sacrifice at Jon Skeet's altar contribute to the Stack Exchange community, but what I know is so trivial, and I can't really do anything. I see in ...
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How can a user get out of a question ban when questions can't be improved? [duplicate]

What if a user is banned from asking questions and there is no choice for him/her to improve his/her questions, will that user be banned permanently from asking questions on SO?
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How does deleting a question affect my status? [duplicate]

I asked a question that seemed like a good one at the time, but it was put on hold by a mod because it was too vague. Which was actually a fair point; I could not replicate the issue in a clean ...
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Question ban – what exactly are “positive contributions”?

I asked a couple of really bad (horrible!) questions here and got hit with a question ban. No surprise there – I was a new user, and now know where I went wrong. The problem is that I can't get ...
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Being banned from questions and how to get people to change their vote after fixing the questions

I got downvoted on a few posts; despite having an overall positive question rating, I do have a few poor and downvoted questions. I took the time to fix them; however, people who downvoted won't take ...
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Dozens of downvoted questions, yet they still have question privileges

Is there anything that can be done about users who have dozens of downvoted questions yet still seem to have asking privileges? I know its an edge case, but I've seen a few users who seem to have an ...
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What are positive contributions to SO when you have a ban? [duplicate]

Suppose my account is banned for questions. I have 2 questions: Is retagging a positive contribution to SO? Is editing a positive contribution to SO?
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How can someone improve bad questions?

Getting banned on SO is very fearful, I feel lucky-seeing how many people get banned*- that I'm not yet banned. Now, even though I'm not banned, that doesn't mean that I don't have low quality ...
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My questions suck hard and got me question banned, now what?

So yeah, I asked a couple of really bad questions on Stack Overflow, and I got downvoted pretty hard. I've been trying to dig myself out for almost a week now, but it doesn't seem to make a difference....
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Downvote and question-ban Mechanisms need to be tweaked [duplicate]

I have some suggestions on down-voting. If a person has performed a downvote on particular post without telling the reason behind it, then how can the OP knows why his/her post is downvoted? Of ...
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Victim of serial downvoting banned after serial downvoting reversed [duplicate]

I was serial downvoted yesterday, today I've earned my reputation back, but I discovered that I've got banned. Was it because of the serial downvoting?
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Accessing deleted questions to improve and get out of question ban

How can I view questions that have been deleted? I'd like to be able to access them so I can improve them to get out of my question ban (as said here), but I'm not able to.
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Review of my question ban on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I was auto-banned from posting new questions in Stack Overflow. I have earnestly tried to improve my questions. Please review them once more. The questions are listed below: Program unresponsive on ...
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I'm banned but I shouldn't be

I read this post: What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"? But it doesn't describe my problem, I've asked 15 questions where only 4 where ...
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How to recover ask question functionality on a Stack Overflow account [duplicate]

When I click on Ask Question it shows the following message. Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See http://goo.gl/C1Kwu to learn more. For this, I google it. I get this ...

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