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Is it wrong to make a second account if you've reached your monthly asking limit?

Yes, this would be frowned upon. Essentially having multiple accounts is fine if you don't do anything with the combination of the accounts that you can't do with a single account. The most obvious ...
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I am a student and have reached my limit of 50 questions per month what do I do?

I think the answer here is to be more selective in your questions. The site has to protect itself against getting bombed by low-grade questions from any particular user, hence the limit. (I'm not ...
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Is it wrong to make a second account if you've reached your monthly asking limit?

This would be a usage of multiple accounts that is considered as not allowed. Please do not do this.
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Limitation on asking questions

Research Effort While it is impossible to know why any individual downvoter chose to downvote, my guess would be that your post received a poor reaction because that particular question (and closely ...
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Why I am not able to ask questions?

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 ...
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Why I can only post every 3 minutes?

The rationale behind this is explained here by one of the Community Managers: What kind of answers are you posting, if they take less than 3 minutes to write? Take an extra minute or two to provide a ...
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Created an other account to ask question, but also locked. Why?

Well, the only particular rule to abide by if you have multiple accounts is: Don't use multiple accounts to do anything you couldn't do on a single account. A particular application of this rule ...
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I am a student and have reached my limit of 50 questions per month what do I do?

You need to ask conceptual questions. Or, to put it another way: Only ask questions you would ask in a class with dozens of other students. Your questions are far too specific and narrow to be useful ...
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Is there a limit on number of questions a user can ask in a given time frame?

In addition to the per site limits noted in Comments by @amWhy, there is a cross-site posting limit for "new users" (< 125 rep.) of one post per 40 minutes (applicable across all sites where the ...
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Why sometimes when I post a problem I need to wait for 40 minutes?

The 40-minute-limit is actually IP-based. So if you share you IP with other users, that would be a possible explanation why you sometimes can't post a new question and have to wait. I will quote from ...
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Why can't I perform this action for another 39 seconds?

In order to prevent abuse — but also, I imagine, as a nudge — a large number of actions on Stack Exchange sites are "rate limited". The complete list of these rate limits can be found on ...
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Closing a close votes review loophole

I do this too, sometimes. When I am feeling particularly dutiful. Why? Because this site is flooded with poor-quality questions every day and we need more people casting close votes, not less. As ...
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What is the minimum time difference between 2 questions?

The limit is 40 minutes, but it only applies if you have less than 125 reputation. There is no limit for users like you, who are supposed to know that you shouldn't flood the site with too many ...
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Why can't I post a question about math -stack-exchange?

Your deleted questions are very much counted just as much as the undeleted ones.
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Why can't I post a question about math -stack-exchange?

As a matter of fact you have asked 6 questions. That some of them are deleted is not relevant for the rate limit. It is also not relevant that they are similar; the system that enforces the rate limit ...
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I am a student and have reached my limit of 50 questions per month what do I do?

It has been said in the comments, but there is a chat (with no limit on the number of questions asked): https://chat.stackexchange.com/?tab=site&host=math.stackexchange.com Here is a List of ...
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Is it possible to vote more than 40 times a day?

Yes, it is possible. How this happens is discussed in this question on Meta Stack Exchange. The short of it is that votes on posts that are subsequently deleted during the same UTC day do not count ...
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"You can only post once every 40 minutes."

The threshold is 125 points. You are exempt on the site where you have that many points not all sites. To note, all questions asked in the network count. Actually it is even IP based. See The Complete ...
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How many questions can be asked per day by one user?

One user can only ask 6 questions per day. But there is also another limit of 50 questions per month (more precisely, per 30 days). So if you ask 6 questions every day for several days in a row, it ...
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Is there a way to get some priviliges concerning limited questions per certain amount of time?

The enforced delay between questions is lifted at 125 points, so this will soon not be an issue anymore. However, the restriction of six questions per day will not go away. Moreover, there is a ...
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Number of days of denying asking question after a good question after 3 bad ones.

It's great that you apparently took the time to read the advice on asking good questions and learned from it. Thus your latest question now has a score of 6, which should contribute to diminishing if ...
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Why I can't make question on stack exchange app?

It would appear that you have met your limit for question asking. Making posts on the StackExchange network is rate-limited in a variety of ways, especially for new and low-reputation posters.
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System not allowing me to ask questions on math.stackexchange.com

Is this one deleted question triggering this? Very likely. It is heavily downvoted, and was deleted close to being asked. But don't lose hope.
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I am a student and have reached my limit of 50 questions per month what do I do?

OP, I did a search. Most of your questions are about Math Olympiad problems I gather, is this right? The best way to learn math is to do your best to work though the problem yourself, and THEN ask for ...
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Is there a limit to the number of low-quality posts that I can flag?

Yes, there is a limit per day. You get at least 10 and up to 100 flags per day. The precise number depends on your points and on your flag record. For details see this answer: https://meta....
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Why have I been blocked from posting questions?

The details of the situation are explained in this post: What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"? I will quote some parts (note the ...
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More than 20 reviews in a day

The last suggested edit review by that user was for an answer they themselves wrote. Having exhausted one's review quota for the day of course does not remove the possibility to review edit ...
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