What to do about a user with a pattern of completely incoherent answers (as if produced by a random sentence generator): this, or this, for example?

I flagged three of more egregious examples: they have been deleted. But I wonder what is the procedure for closing an account.

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    $\begingroup$ When you say that you tagged three answer, did you mean to say that you flagged them? (Probably it might make the post more clear, although it seems like the most likely guess.) $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Mar 30 '19 at 14:33
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    $\begingroup$ Sorry, I meant "flagged". $\endgroup$ – user539887 Mar 30 '19 at 20:36
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    $\begingroup$ @user539887 I have to admit that I am not sure what exactly is incoherent about these posts. I think that I am missing something. Could you elaborate on why you think this specific user is worth being discussed here on Meta? $\endgroup$ – mrtaurho Mar 30 '19 at 22:53
  • $\begingroup$ @mrtaurho There is nothing incoherent in these posts. As I mentioned in my post here on Meta, a user has a pattern of rambling answers. The moderators acted very quickly and deleted the stuff I mentioned in my post. But some other examples are still visible as of March 31, 2019, 7:25 GMT, see here, or here. $\endgroup$ – user539887 Mar 31 '19 at 7:25
  • $\begingroup$ @user539887 : I think it is best to "stay tuned", because I also think that the occurence of robot-generated word-spaghetti is to be expected somehow similarly like the trolling in the usenet math-groups. Maybe it is not yet the case here although it looks much like, in my view. Perhaps setting up an archive of such observations/guesses would be a good idea? $\endgroup$ – Gottfried Helms Apr 1 '19 at 12:12

If you see a pattern of problematic behavior of a user, flag a post by that user as "in need of moderator intervention" and describe the problem.

This applies to essentially any pattern of problematic behavior. (It's best to flag a post related to the pattern, but if this is impossible just flag any post by that user. Please, do flag a post though, and not a comment.)

Consistently, low-quality contributions indeed can be a reason for suspension of an account. When made aware of it moderators will investigate and evaluate the situation.

  • $\begingroup$ Thank you. It worked so far: that user was last seen on March 30 at 17:25. $\endgroup$ – user539887 Apr 4 '19 at 11:49

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