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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 good workflow: The first thing to look for is questions that aren't a good fit anywhere. If it's primarily opinion based, too broad, or unclear, it's highly ...


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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, of which 1100 have/had accounts on Stack Overflow 184 of whom hit some kind of block on Stack Overflow during the past 60 days (this includes not just the ...


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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 number of reasons for this, the most notable being that, if this information were publicly available, folks could potentially use it to game the banning system.


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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. For such comments to be helpful, it makes sense to first check if a user you want to address them to really needs to be educated that Stack Overflow exists. ...


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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 the 30 days prior to the test to the testing period. Prior to the Stack Overflow Test First, let's look at the 30 days of activity here on Programmers prior to ...


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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 all sites, as some sites have very different rules on how a question is asked. But a case can be made that a user who is unwilling or unable to learn what a ...


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