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I have been banned from asking questions, what should I do?

You're lucky today. Some users upvoted a few of your better questions, and that was sufficient to lift the ban. For the time being, at least. But you are certainly still close to the ban-threshold, ...
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Where can I find questions I can answer as a high school student?

Good tags for you might include algebra-precalculus. quadratics, trigonometry, calculus, matrices, and linear-algebra. Maybe you don't feel comfortable answering calculus or linear-algebra questions (...
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How to deal with the negativity of a power user that picks on you?

There is no way to block a user from seeing your questions or profile. When such comments are issued, or if you suspect an irregular voting pattern, you should flag for moderator attention and move on....
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How to deal with the negativity of a power user that picks on you?

This is a problem which occurs across many stackexchange web sites. It is partly caused by the design of the web site where it is meant to be "strictly question and answer" and prevent other ...
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I asked A question On MSE, Which I now think can receive more attention from MathOverflow

The answer from Alex Ravsky completely answers your question, so there is no need to post on MathOverflow. Your question would not be appropriate for MO anyway, because your question is not about ...
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Sharing a non open access paper

The abstract of the specific 1979 paper you asked about is written in French, so it would be helpful to identify whether "open access" is so much a barrier to discussion here as content ...
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Advice on closing questions as duplicates

It is definitely a judgement call - so various users might have various views on a specific question. One issue is whether you consider this a question about the inequality $$\frac{x}{y^3+2xyz} + \...
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What is the right place (on stackexchange) to ask questions concerning mathematical writing?

Regarding your third bulleted question, for example, a search on the Mathematics Stack Exchange website for the word triplet "proposition theorem lemma" brings up some useful answers here, here, and ...
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Where can I find questions I can answer as a high school student?

In addition to @mixedmath's answer, using search terms is also super useful: a search query like this gets the most recent questions tagged with either (algebra-precalculus) or (trigonometry). You ...
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I have been banned from asking questions, what should I do?

According to What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"? on Meta.SE, Automatic bans never expire or "time out". This means that ...
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Where can I find questions I can answer as a high school student?

It's most likely the case that any easy question (that is, of course, relative) is answered extremely fast and if you want a chance at answering it then you need to just have the site open so that you ...
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Writing Math equations in MSE.

For those with little experience in LaTeX, the best on-site source to consult is mathjax basic tutorial and quck reference. This site uses MathJax software and MathJax relies a lot on LaTeX commands (...
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How to begin working on a problem?

Having looked at the comments both here and on the related topic linked in the question: I think that "I have no clue where to start with this" has an immediate answer: Start by identifying what you'...
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What to do when receiving an unsuitable but still relevant answer?

If it doesn't actually answer the question as posed: flag it as "not an answer". It might be moveable to a comment, otherwise it's screed that should be removed. Interesting screed, but screed ...
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