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Questions tagged [rate-limiting]

Activities such as searching, voting and suggesting edits are rate-limited on Stack Exchange sites. These restrictions generally exist to prevent abuse. If you attempt to perform these actions too frequently you may see a warning message.

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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,...
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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?
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1answer
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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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0answers
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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System not allowing me to ask questions on math.stackexchange.com

So I got the wait 6 days before posting again issue on math.stackexchange.com: Why won't the system allow me to ask questions for several days? The thing is I have only two questions asked, both with ...
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2answers
874 views

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 ...
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1answer
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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?
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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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1answer
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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 https://math.stackexchange.com/users?tab=Voters&filter=week this morning, I noticed this How come?
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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?
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1answer
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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?
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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 https://stats.stackexchange.com/...
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1answer
339 views

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 ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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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.
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1answer
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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 ...
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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.
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0answers
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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?
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1answer
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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 ...
2
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1answer
207 views

Why I cannot ask further questions?

My profile can be be found in https://math.stackexchange.com/users/53124/ze1 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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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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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3answers
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I need to ask more questions and have asked 6

Apparently you are only allowed to ask 6 questions a day and in this revision period, I am asking questions to help clarify some material that I don't understand. I have another question I want to ask ...
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1answer
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How to check the number of questions left before hitting the cap?

Before posting questions, is it possible to check how many questions left before hitting the cap (50 questions in 30 days), and how things are like tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, ...? If not, may I ...
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4answers
854 views

Removal of upper limit of questions you can ask

I've just hit the 50 per month limit. As you can see from my profile, the majority of my question gets upvoted, that is, they are of a quality standard that is welcome on the site. At the moment I ...
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4answers
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Should we ask for Question Quotas like those that have been available for the big three?

Our site is growing quite rapidly: currently each day there are about 150 new questions asked about 250 new answers posted about 150 edits made to posts. Each of the above actions changes the front ...
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2answers
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Have the limits on number of questions per month/day been increased (or cancelled)?

As I have read here and at meta.SO, user should be allowed at most 50 questions per 30 days and at most 6 questions per 24 hours. See e.g. here: Is there a limit on how many questions I can ask? 50 ...
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Question Limit Per Month

Just to clarify, hypothetically if I asked 50 questions on the last day of a month would my quota of questions reset to 50 the next day? Edit. Suppose I had asked 44 questions. On the last day of the ...