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The only technical limit is that you must wait 20 minutes between questions (this only applies to low-reputation users). A few of the biggest site in the Stack Exchange network have additional limits: a maximum of 6 questions per day and 50 per rolling month, but these limits do not apply here. (Source: The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide) There isn't a number ...


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This phenomenon is well-known on Stack Overflow. When a question has an obvious solution, it's common that several people post near-identical questions at nearly the same time. The accepted moderation behavior is to leave these answers alone. Moderators would intervene only if a redundant answer was posted markedly later than the others. If the answers are ...


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Good question! I don't think you should publicly call attention to the fact that the author is question-blocked, as that may be sensitive and may make some authors feel like they've been publicly called out or publicly punished, which isn't good. Presumably, question-blocking is intended is intended to maintain site standards (and possibly to give people a ...


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Oh dear. The first rule of rudeness is: don't engage. Flag and move on. (The second rule of rudeness is “Jump to rule 1”.) “Asker is rude to people trying to help him” is not an appropriate close reason. The free-form close reasons under “off-topic” are not a place to write random comments — there's the comment facility for that. The free-form close ...


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Whether a user account is unregistered or registered is a technical detail that should not have any influence on how they are treated. Anyone is free to decline to answer or curate questions from unregistered users, or questions from users whose name starts with A, or questions from users whose avatar includes more green pixels than blue pixels. That's ...


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We should not treat unregistered users any differently. Stack Exchange does not require registration so we shouldn't infer anything from a user's decision not to register. I suspect that, in this privacy-conscious age, quite a lot of people will be reluctant to register when doing so is optional. Posts should be judged on their own merit, not on whether or ...


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I have some suggestions: Judge questions on their merit. Personally, I'd like to judge questions on their merits, rather than by who they are from. I'm not suggesting this as a policy to enforce on others (how could we?), but rather as a goal that I'd like to aspire to. Perhaps you might like to join me in those aspirations? Be constructive. Let's use ...


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Treat them equal ... as far as content goes. I don't see any reason to moderate or otherwise interact differently. Of course, it's everybody's prerogative to not answer questions by unregistered users, if they feel they're likely to "waste their time". (I don't hold that opinion, but I've seen it uttered.) But tell them about the objective benefits of ...


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