In my profile I have asked 6 questions of which no have down votes. 1 have 0 votes and 4 have 1 up votes and 1 have 2 up votes. I don't have asked poor quality questions (no down votes). It's also written in help center that 2-3 questions cannot affect my position and also I have no downvotes. Can please someone help. With 2 upvotes I am on the positive side and not on negative

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    $\begingroup$ Have you deleted down-voted questions you asked? Deleted questions, however deleted (whether you deleted your downvoted questions, or others deleted your poor questions you posted), count against one's poor asking record, as well. $\endgroup$ – amWhy Feb 4 '20 at 15:51
  • $\begingroup$ No not in previous 60 days . Might be 1 or max. of 2 very early $\endgroup$ – Harsh jain Feb 4 '20 at 16:04
  • $\begingroup$ What is the message you get when you try to ask question. Is it this one: "“Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Feb 4 '20 at 16:09
  • $\begingroup$ It mainly says questions limit reached in bold. and than yes it's written the same as you say $\endgroup$ – Harsh jain Feb 4 '20 at 16:28
  • $\begingroup$ When I asked my last question on 1 Feb 2020 . I had not got any warning that time . As I also got a warning on physics stackexchange and on physics stackexchange my performance is very much poorer in asking questions than on math SE . but still I had not got banned . A warning is appearing there still. I think system might have som problem. Since it didn't give a single warning $\endgroup$ – Harsh jain Feb 4 '20 at 16:32
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    $\begingroup$ I am surprised that you got message about questions limit - since the limit should be 6 questions pre day, 50 questions per month. And you're saying that you have no deleted questions recently. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Feb 4 '20 at 16:58
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    $\begingroup$ You also have several questions that are closed and deleted and average a score of -2.25, I suspect these influence your current predicament much more heavily than you'd expect. $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Feb 7 '20 at 10:58
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    $\begingroup$ Your question math.stackexchange.com/questions/3424457/… has two upvotes and a downvote. Your question math.stackexchange.com/questions/2987286/… also has two upvotes and a downvote. So it's not true that your questions have no downvotes, you just haven't worked out how to see the breakdown. (and this doesn't count the deleted questions that I can't see.) $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Feb 7 '20 at 11:28
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks to the up voters . The ban is uplifted but warning still appears. Now I will not delete any questions and will try my best to ask good questions. I think that when I was new to this site I might have deleted much questions. May be some months ago $\endgroup$ – Harsh jain Feb 7 '20 at 11:41
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    $\begingroup$ Warning has also disappeared. Thanks to all those who had helped me. $\endgroup$ – Harsh jain Feb 7 '20 at 14:45
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    $\begingroup$ @GerryMyerson "and this doesn't count the deleted questions that I can't see." why you can't see them? You have more than 10k $\endgroup$ – user486983 Feb 7 '20 at 14:45
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    $\begingroup$ @Bella that doesn't give me the privilege of going to another user's page and seeing whether that user has posted any questions that have been deleted. If I have the URL for a deleted question, then I can see the question, but if I don't have any identifying information about the question, I have no way to find it. $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Feb 7 '20 at 21:36
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    $\begingroup$ @Roddy, I tried math.stackexchange.com/users/recently-deleted-questions/595564/… but all I got was "Page not found". $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Feb 8 '20 at 3:00
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    $\begingroup$ They had again banned me. Now what happened $\endgroup$ – Harsh jain Feb 8 '20 at 10:34
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    $\begingroup$ @Harshjain I don't know what's going on. I would send the mods a detailed email with all of your information, including your suspicions as to why the automated moderation seems to be targeting you. $\endgroup$ – Don Thousand Feb 12 '20 at 13:51

It seems that you were automatically banned from asking. If you are indeed receiving the message that Martin mentions in the comments, you should read here for more information.

Some points worthy of highlighting:

  • Moderators cannot lift the ban.

"[A]ll questions should be objective, answerable, and on-topic, (...) all answers should be genuine attempts to answer the questions asked, and (...) all posts are expected to have some value for later visitors too. To enforce that, (...) low-quality questions and answers are blocked. This includes posts from:

  • users who do not attempt to form coherent sentences
  • users who don't do at least some research themselves before asking their question
  • users who repeatedly post answers that don't attempt to answer the question
  • users who barely even explain what it is they are trying to do

To avoid bypassing the filter, its internal rules are a secret, but it is partly based on downvotes cast by other members of the communities. If other members of the site consistently give your posts a low ranking, you should try to identify the reason(s) for this.

I'd suggest fixing the formatting, punctuation, grammar etc of your questions as a first attempt to lift the ban.

I'm afraid there is not much that we can do. But...

If you really, really think the ban is an error, then email the team directly using the "contact us" link provided at the bottom of every page. But note that reactivation of banned accounts is not a high priority.


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