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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...