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How to treat questions from users question banned on Stack Overflow?

No, there's absolutely no reason to treat a question differently if a user has been blocked from asking questions on a particular SE site. If a question isn't a good fit here on Programmers, here's a ...
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Think someone's reputation on Stack Overflow should prevent them from being banned on programmers

Question bans are on a per-site basis and are based on your asking history on that site. Your reputation on Stack Overflow has no bearing on your standing here, where you have asked 3 questions (here, ...
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How many questions do we get from users recently blocked at SO, how many of these are closed / deleted?

I'm working on something related to this right now, so it's worthwhile to pull the data. More on that in a bit, but first... 1380 questions asked here in the last 30 days, from 1219 distinct accounts,...
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How to treat questions from users question banned on Stack Overflow?

Information on whether or not a user is question-banned is considered privileged, moderator-only information, and even then, only on sites where you have diamond moderator privileges. There are a ...
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How to treat questions from users question banned on Stack Overflow?

Comments suggesting asker to try their luck at Stack Overflow tend to read as assumption that they are unaware of this site. This may feel awkward to asker if they are indeed an active user over there....
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Hostile community

I am sorry to hear that you are upset about the way you are being received on the site. Just to clarify, you are not actually banned. What you are experiencing is that you are temporarily blocked ...
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Please explain why I have a Question Ban?

You've asked 10 questions: Please give some references for examples of class hierarchies (score of -5, closed and deleted) Demonstrate Polymorphism with Tic Tac Toe where students submit player code? ...
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Question ban too easy

The last question was closed for being too broad (which is not, it asks how I can do a particular thing with MongoDB that just didn't got answered). Maybe you have a marginal question there that can ...
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Does deleting a closed question remove a question ban?

Since this applies to all StackExchange sites, it's covered on Meta StackExchange in this FAQ Q&A. This is the part that answers your question: Before you do anything else, fix your existing ...
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How many questions do we get from users recently blocked at SO, how many of these are closed / deleted?

While running a test on Stack Overflow, there were some questions about whether we were driving traffic to Programmers, so I decided to rerun some of the numbers in Shog’s original answer and compare ...
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Hostile community

First of all, the people taking these actions don't perceive them as hostile, because they are not intended as hostile. I have no idea how to change that perception. Second, the algorithm that ...
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"You have asked terrible questions, please get away or ask better question"

The warning is designed to ensure that you pay attention to the question you ask and to try to ensure that you ask something that does belong on the site. It is based on your entire asking history - ...
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Overzealous question ban algorithm?

You've asked more than 3 questions here. You have asked a total of 8 questions. Of these 8 questions, a total of 4 have a negative score and 1 has a neutral score. Your overall net score on questions ...
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Getting unblocked from asking questions

Meta Stack Exchange has a good writeup about what to do when you are automatically blocked from creating new questions or new answers. You should first attempt to fix your posts, if you can. Some aren'...
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Overzealous question ban algorithm?

My two questions were not even particularly unsuitable Your latest question is a legal question, and therefore unsuitable. Your previous questions also have quality problems (read the comments there ...
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Perform automatic checks for cross-posting and question block at SO when post enters close queue, not only at attempt to migrate

How does raising a mod flag help here? What do you want moderators to do with these flags? Whatever that action is, can we just do it automatically when a close vote or flag is raised?
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Got a question ban with no recent deleted posts -- how to fix?

The two likely questions that contributed to the question ban were these two, both of which received a pretty significant net negative score: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Finding out the reason for ban

You have asked 4 questions on the site. 3 of them are deleted, all 3 have downvotes to them. The remaining question is not stellar (single upvote). Looks like they mostly don't follow the on-topic/...
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How to treat questions from users question banned on Stack Overflow?

Personally I think any user that is question banned on StackOverflow, should get an automatic question ban on Programmers and Database Admin. I don't think a ban on one side should ban a user on ...
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"You have asked terrible questions, please get away or ask better question"

Based on your past questions, system decided to warn that you may be approaching question ban. This is described in more details in Warn new users when they ask a question after a previous question ...
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