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Several posts on the same topic in a short amount of time - check for suspicious activity

Question I was wondering if there was a rule that prevented the same account from asking many similar questions (essentially the same type of problem but with different functions) in a short period of ...
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Why sometimes when I post a problem I need to wait for 40 minutes?

I recently was trying to post a maths problem but when I click on submit it tells me that you can post once in every 40minutes as such I didn't post anything at all before this in few months so why ...
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"You can only post once every 40 minutes."

Dear all friendly mathematicians, When I tried to post my question on this site - I saw "You can only post once every 40 minutes." Is there a restriction on that in general? Or is that due ...
Марина Marina S's user avatar
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I am a student and have reached my limit of 50 questions per month what do I do?

I am a student and have reached my limit of 50 questions per month. I am poor and can't afford a math teacher and have been using this site to teach me a lot of new things so that I can get better at ...
Michael Blane's user avatar
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Reaching question limit problem

Recently I would like to ask a question but it showed up "I've reached the question limit", what should I do to remove my ban?
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What is the minimum time difference between 2 questions?

What is the minimum time difference between 2 questions ? Like I have recently posted a geometry question but I also got a FE doubt and I want to ask it as soon as possible, but if I post it ...
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Why have I been blocked from posting questions?

I was about to post another question, but for some reason, I am not allowed to. I haven't received any down votes in the last few months, my last post hasn't had negative feedback, why am I not ...
Michalis Christofi's user avatar
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Why can't I post a question about math -stack-exchange?

I am an user of math-stack-exchange an unfortunately a short time ago I have tried to ask a question but the system submit to me the following message: «You can only ask 6 questions in a 24-hour ...
Antonio Maria Di Mauro's user avatar
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Why I am not able to ask questions?

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 ...
Harsh jain's user avatar
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Limitation on asking questions

When I attempted to ask a question on math.stackechange this message appeared... ...
Aops Vol. 2's user avatar
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Why I can only post every 3 minutes?

I wanted to answer to 2 questions and it looks that my answer to the second question is not accepted because I answered the first one less than 3 minutes ago... why is there such a restriction? What ...
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How to undo my own wrong down vote [duplicate]

I saw an answer to a question and thought there was an error in it. I wrote a comment and downvoted it. Then the original poster responded to my comment and it turns out I was mistaken and the answer ...
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Is there a limit to the number of low-quality posts that I can flag?

I've recently got the privilege of recommending deletion and recommending closing low-quality posts and I've been quite active trying to do my bit giving feedback but the dialog box that shows up on ...
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Why I can't make question on stack exchange app? [duplicate]

Whenever I try to upload a question. It is showing that your limit is exhausted. Try after 7 days. Can anyone suggest me how to come up with this problem? And ask my doubts frequently.
Akash Sarkar's user avatar
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Is there a limit on number of questions a user can ask in a given time frame?

Is there a limit on number of questions a user can ask in a given time frame? Here is a similar question which was posted 5 years ago? It says the limit is 50 questions per 30 days. Has the limit ...
Shweta Aggrawal's user avatar
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Should we rate limit answerers?

I was reading this post where Jyrki writes: I have come to think that answers that clearly required less than ten minutes of processing from the part of the answerer should be just left unposted. ...
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How is this restriction of 50 questions in 30 days calculated in Mathematics Stack Exchange?

I have started asking questions since April, the 3rd and today is May, the 3rd and I have already asked 50 questions so far in this period. Reason behind this is that I have been constantly solving ...
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Limit for number of questions where tag can be added by tag-creator soon after the creation of tag

Occasionally we have seen a situation like this: A user creates a new tag. The tag is then discussed on meta and the consensus is that the tag is not suitable and should be completely removed. However,...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Maximum Number of Closed Votes Queue Limit

I have been noticing that there are more frequent occurrences of the Closed Votes queue getting over 200-items (red-dot). I have not seen this on any of the other queues. Should consideration be ...
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Going over the voting limit cap [duplicate]

I realized that I voted 41 times today (see this picture taken from my profile) while the limit is supposed to be 40. Just by curiosity, is there an explanation to that?
Davide Giraudo's user avatar
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Is there a way to get some priviliges concerning limited questions per certain amount of time?

I know I've a lot to do this year (i.e. making a lot of past papers and past editions of maths olympiads both of secondary school and university level) and I want to get the most out of it. So this ...
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About the number of moderation flags

I have looked on the website for quite some time now, and I still haven't find how the number of moderation flags available is computed. I think at first I had $10$ of them, but then after a little ...
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sometimes, deleting a question shouldn't be immediate?

It is the second time it happens to me today, I take 5 minutes to understand a question, then 10 minutes for writing (and editing multiple times) a detailed answer or comment, I'm proud of me, and ...
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Is there an enforced time limit between questions?

I was browsing the site money.stackexchange, and had two related but still distinct questions I wanted to ask. I posted the first, but after writing the second and attempting to post, I encountered ...
Sidharth Ghoshal's user avatar
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Number of days of denying asking question after a good question after 3 bad ones.

I had asked 3 Questions which were not well received, so the original site asked me to wait for 7 days, and ask a valid question the fourth time. After 7 days, I asked one and got 4 upvotes. However ...
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Created an other account to ask question, but also locked. Why? [duplicate]

It looks that I asked to much question today, then my account has been locked. Then, I created an other account to ask a question (I saw that it was not forbidden), and the other new account is locked ...
Rick's user avatar
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System not allowing me to ask questions on

So I got the wait 6 days before posting again issue on Why won't the system allow me to ask questions for several days? The thing is I have only two questions asked, both with ...
Roland's user avatar
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Is it wrong to make a second account if you've reached your monthly asking limit?

Basically what's in the title: I've reached my monthly question limit and I considered making a second account, but I won't until I know if this is frowned upon or not here. Is it wrong to make a ...
YoTengoUnLCD's user avatar
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Why can't I perform this action for another 39 seconds?

Why does the system logic sometimes prevent me from submitting a question?
MathAdam's user avatar
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Closing a close votes review loophole

A certain user has commented that they make use of a loophole: the user skips all of the questions in the close vote review queue, but opens the questions in a separate tab/window and votes to vote to ...
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More than 20 reviews in a day

How is that possible? I looked for duplicates but couldn't find any. This question might be related.
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How many questions can be asked per day by one user? [duplicate]

How many questions can a user ask per day in a math.stackexchange? Does the number depend on anything? I tried to find the answer but unsuccessfully.
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What to do with: "You may only load the closed dialog every 3 seconds"

If I try to close a question then the following text appears: "You may only load the closed dialog every 3 seconds" and closing is not possible. I encounter this problem not on my own computer.
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Is it possible to vote more than 40 times a day? [duplicate]

I thought there was the limit of 40 votes, but when I visited this morning, I noticed this How come?
VividD's user avatar
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Concerns about time in between posting

Why is there a twenty minute time limit between posting questions?? What if I have two completely unrelated questions and need help on both?
Jeff's user avatar
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Can moderators surpass the daily limit of 20 reviews?

I'm just curious about this. Can a moderator surpass the daily limit of 20 reviews?
Cookie's user avatar
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Does migration count as a question for maximum 6 posts a day?

If a question is migrated from a different SE to MSE, does it count as a question for maximum 6 questions a day? In particular, I want to request migration of
Tim's user avatar
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increased number of votes for closing questions?

I used to have 24 votes per day for closing questions. Today I noticed that the number of votes was 50. True, this morning there was a bunch of questions (16) to be reviewed, but otherwise I saw no ...
mau's user avatar
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More helpful (non-uniform) upper limit of questions

I recognize the current upper limit on questions helps to prevent spam, floods, and this sort of distraction. But after reading Matt N.'s post and some of his questions, I am thinking a more helpful ...
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What is the standard time maintained by MSE?

I get this message "You can only post 6 questions in a 24 hour period". So, I would like to know the standard time maintained by MSE so that I know when I can again ask questions. I would also like ...
Rajath Radhakrishnan's user avatar
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Why there is no timer for upvoting?

As far as I know, you can't upvote two comments in less than 5 seconds. Why don't we have such a system for up/down-voting questions? For example once you vote you can't vote again for 10 or 15 ...
user66733's user avatar
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The Limit of asking a question

I have a question for MSE. I noticed that the number of asking question is limtted. I guess, someone ask 60 questions per a month. My limit finished. And I know that as time goes on, I ask few ...
1190's user avatar
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Is the question limit removed?

I mean the 50Q per 50day, and 6Q per day limit. I did some search on beta and found 50Q per month, though.
WishingFish's user avatar
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Able to vote after reaching daily limit

I burnt through my 30+x votes very quickly today, leading to the notice (in blue upon reaching the limit, in red upon trying to vote thereafter): You've reached your daily vote limit; vote again in ...
Lord_Farin's user avatar
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Bug in timer when trying to post an answer

I clicked on "Post your answer" and got a notice saying I can do this only once every 60 seconds. I had not done it in the preceding 60 seconds. A bug.
Michael Hardy's user avatar
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daily limit of Reviewing first post

I've reviewed 20 first post then system shows "Thank you for reviewing 20 First Posts today; come back in 7 hours to continue reviewing." Why there is a daily limit in it?
iostream007's user avatar
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Why must I wait 5s after deleting my own comment to perform any other comment actions?

If I delete a comment of mine, and then try to upvote a following comment, the upvote is rejected, with the message "You may only submit a comment vote every 5 seconds": Apparently, my deletion of my ...
MJD's user avatar
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Why I cannot ask further questions?

My profile can be be found in I cannot ask further questions. It seems that this option is blocked or damaged in my PC. How I can resolve this problem?...
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How often can I ask a question?

I wonder what is the time limit of how often can one ask a question on Math Stack Exchange? I tried to ask a new question shortly after I posted one, and the Ask Question link always referred me back ...
yoyostein's user avatar
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Six questions limit per 24 hour

How can I know if I had posted 6 questions previously when would my 24 hour limit gets over for posting more questions? Edit: I had posted 6 questions, after few moments(within 5min) I found 2 ...
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