Questions tagged [suspensions]

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Penalty time for obscene posts?

I’ve noticed that obscene, offensive posts get deleted fairly quickly, perhaps automatically based on the large negative downvote they get. But I have not noticed offenders quickly being given penalty ...
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Why this question was closed?

I don't think that this question should be closed? A question on rigid body dynamics This was closed as unclear but I think that I explained it at my best! What should I do to edit it? If this is ...
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How is the suspension due to low quality contributions being decided?

According to this answer, it is generally tied to a large number of downvoted/closed questions. What is about the answers? Does the suspended person gets a warning before the ban? What is the limit,...
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Editing my own stuff get me suspended?

I just got taken off a 1 year suspension for the second time. I don't want to do anything that will get me another 1 year suspension. I saw many things I wanted to edit on my own stuff while I was ...
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After Three years I returned to stackexchange to ask one question and get question banned …:p [duplicate]

After three years I returned to stackexchange to ask one question. Because it was not recieved well, I am now banned from asking with this account. Really? Three years on and there is no room for one ...
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Why Can't Suspensions be Discussed on the Meta? [duplicate]

I think the reason behind any act of moderation comes under the domain of the meta discussion of the website. Thus, the reasons behind the suspensions should also be open to discussion on the meta ...
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Will I still get banned?

I have 2 questions with one upvote, 3 ques with 2 upvotes and other one with 2 downvotes. Will I get banned if a question I post next is of low quality? P.S.: I got banned yesterday but the ban was ...
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Open justice v secret police

I'd like to raise a point for discussion. It concerns moderation, and I think the best way I can summarise it succinctly is open justice v secret police. It came up on this post, where DavidZ said "...
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Why was [user] suspended for a year? [duplicate]

[User] was suspended for a year. What did they do? Only low-level contributions isn't a reason to suspend anyone. Particularly not for such a long time. And they had a lot of interesting questions, ...
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Can I get a warning before I am suspended?

I have been suspended for asking too many low quality questions. They are important to me. Is there a way to check how if I am close to getting suspended again?
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Account suspensions

I've noticed some account suspensions recently. I thought this feature was meant for people who do not contribute to the site in a valuable way and do not follow the rules of asking/answering ...
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Increase in the duration of chat suspension for [insert-here-the-user-who-shall-not-be-named]

Why was [insert-here-the-user-who-shall-not-be-named]'s chat suspension sentence increased from 24 hours to 29 days?
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Can one moderator cancel or reduce the suspension given out by another?

I was wondering if this is even discussed anywhere in the policies of this network?
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Should linking to competitor sites really get you suspended? [duplicate]

(note: this is different from Is it inappropriate behaviour to post links?; I am now asking for a debate on the existing policy, rather than asking whether the policy exists. I would be fine if this ...
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Is it inappropriate behaviour to post links?

preamble:- This is not related to my 1-year suspension which just expired, I understand the reasons for that, because my comments were really spam (because I posted links to PO threads before they ...
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Is promoting external websites in user profiles forbidden?

User profiles in Stack Exchange have typically been a very personal thing and the attitude towards them has been the most laissez-faire in the spectrum of SE policy. It is usual for user profiles to ...
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Why is [user] again suspended?

I would like to know why [user] is suspended again, this time until Ago 2014. Can anybody explain to me what happened?
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What qualifies as a 'low-quality contribution' on Physics SE?

Something tells me this question is a duplicate of something. I noticed somewhere that accounts can be suspended for 'low-quality contributions'. Could you point out what constitutes a 'low-quality' ...
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Will my account be closed if i stop participating on Physics SE?

I just noticed that the account of a formerly-active user whom I hadn't seen active since he was suspended a while back has been suspended again for a period of one year. He is not even participating ...
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One line Reason for Suspension

Everything is very conveniently hidden behind the Moderator Agreement. I Understand that there are Privacy Issues, especially In cases where there is use of abusive language. While precise details of ...
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Change of policy: Make reasons for suspensions public

There have been a couple of controversial suspensions or bans now on this site. Current rules prevent the moderators from giving details of suspensions. This is bad, because it raises suspicions and ...
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Request for establishing a new privilege: to undo a ban

As recent events showed, there is a need for a mechanism that allows a ban of a very active community member to be reversed if it is deemed important by enough community members In a comment to ...