Should I try to raise my reputation? How should I do this? Can I remove this ban by deleting my all posts questions, etc., or should I make a new account?

  • $\begingroup$ I have corrected the grammatical errors. The downvoter may reconsider his/her downvote. $\endgroup$
    – user31782
    Apr 25 '14 at 13:01

When you get hit with the automatic answer block, you get linked to a page that describes how your situation and how to get out of it

Read it.

Now, improve your existing answers. You have some deleted link-only answers; elaborate on them and undelete. Don't ask questions or leave comments in the answer box, such stuff gets flagged and deleted.

Do not delete your posts, it will exacerbate the situation.

Do not create a new account, it will be deleted.

In addition, please do not ask homework-like questions on this site. See How do I ask homework questions on Physics Stack Exchange? for more information.

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    $\begingroup$ For future readers: when the site grows large enough the team may also enable the automated question ban which has similar properties but applies to (well, duh!) questions instead of answers. $\endgroup$ Nov 1 '13 at 23:31
  • $\begingroup$ @dmckee FWIW it might be a good isea to get it enabled now, given the amount of homework messages/bans we hand out lately. But the current system is more personal and helpful imo, switching to this will probably stop these guys from ever contributing constructively. Then again, I doubt they do that now either. $\endgroup$ Nov 2 '13 at 1:51
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    $\begingroup$ @dmckee Site size doesn't really matter. Programmers, which is similarly sized to Physics, has question bans enabled. If you really think your site would benefit from question bans (and have compelling evidence), you should post a feature request asking SE to enable them. $\endgroup$
    – user16181
    Nov 2 '13 at 18:21
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    $\begingroup$ @Yannis ...we're similarly-sized as ProgSE? That's encouraging and at the same time .... terrifying :o $\endgroup$ Nov 3 '13 at 4:00
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    $\begingroup$ Some of the most glaring misplaced errors come from very enthusiastic young contributors. There should be some leniency in that, as long as they do not spam the site. In some years they might become useful contributors. $\endgroup$
    – anna v
    Apr 26 '14 at 4:38
  • $\begingroup$ @annav Yes, but in this case realize that the user was presented with multiple warnings. When the automatic question ban kicked in, they were shown a detailed post explaining exactly the plight they were in and how to get out of it. They yet came back and asked about the plight over here, on meta. To be able to participate in this site you have to be able to accept some form of feedback and learn from it -- that's not happening in this case. $\endgroup$ Apr 26 '14 at 9:25
  • $\begingroup$ The SE answer ban is pretty lenient. It's very hard to hit, and by the time one hits it they are likely to have been asked to improve multiple times. Till now I have seen an exact total of three answer bans on Physics.SE. $\endgroup$ Apr 26 '14 at 9:30
  • $\begingroup$ @annav: I agree with you in that there should be some leniency. Here on Phys.SE usually new users are silently downvoted so they should be notified that they are going to be banned(to ask questions and post answers). Although some users learn over time and remove the ban. I don't agree on your last point that in some years they might become useful contributors because when one is banned it is not really easy to remove the ban and even if he/she crosses the ban he/she might start contributing non-constructively. $\endgroup$
    – user31782
    Apr 29 '14 at 14:55
  • $\begingroup$ well, that is why I ask for leniency for young users, so that they will not be banned precipitously $\endgroup$
    – anna v
    Apr 29 '14 at 15:22
  • $\begingroup$ @user31782 There are comments on most of your deleted answers. I've seen that downvotes has nothing to do with being new, if your posts aren't up to the mark people will downvotes. You have a lot of deleted, downvoted answers with comments. One shouldn't need the feat of being banned to improve, the fact that your posts were received negatively is enough. $\endgroup$ Apr 29 '14 at 15:23
  • $\begingroup$ @annav looking at his profile, it seems like he has had plenty of feedback. And the answer ban, again, is extremely lenient, it is very hard to hit. (The disabled question ban is easier to hit). I don't have the exact numbers, but it requires quite a lot of downvoted/deleted answers. $\endgroup$ Apr 29 '14 at 15:25
  • $\begingroup$ @Manishearth This is the point, new users are not accustomed with the rules and policies. When it occurred to me I did not know what downvote means. I don't know about others but when I was banned I was shocked because I did not know what was wrong, even I had not yet read the help page, policies etc. I remember not a single person said me that he/she is downvoting. It is a way back so I do not remember exactly the things. That said this is my personal opinion and I do not want to discuss further. Regards $\endgroup$
    – user31782
    Apr 29 '14 at 15:33
  • $\begingroup$ And you had gotten comments, in plain English (no ambiguity of meaning here). Which you had ignored. $\endgroup$ Apr 29 '14 at 15:38
  • $\begingroup$ @Manishearth You were against me always from the beginning. I challenge you quote a single comment written in plain English which would had explained the reason of downvote that was given on any of my post before I was banned. You said "If you wish to participate here you have to be able to communicate.." Who you are to order me, a moderator. You are not the owner of this website. One day I shall become a moderator on this site. I will learn all English and will expertise Physics. It may take years or even decades but I will not forget you. I give you my word. $\endgroup$
    – user31782
    Apr 30 '14 at 4:24
  • $\begingroup$ @user31782 physics.stackexchange.com/questions/82828/…, physics.stackexchange.com/questions/82950/…, physics.stackexchange.com/questions/87057/angular-displacement/… are some comments that I found immediately. And after sifting through your answers it occurred to me that this ban might be self-inflicting. Most of your deleted answers are self-deleted, and a higher number of deleted answers increases the chances of a ban $\endgroup$ Apr 30 '14 at 4:33

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