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We don't care about the volume of your posts as long as they're high-quality. As long as it's not too repetitive and it's well-made, go ahead and post! We'd love to have more puzzles here. We just don't want to see the same thing over and over.


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This is an answer to the OP's question "Whose content is it, anyway?". I also want to make an important clarification to the OP's statement that "roughly, this (the use of the CC-by-SA licence - my note) means you can reuse SE content for any reason, as long as you attribute both SE and the original author, as well as link back to the license.&...


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Just so that people can vote on the issue: Yes. It would be much more clear to other users if a mod/bot could unambiguously state that a post was closed for violating a suspension, rather than having to use inappropriate close reasons in such a situation.


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A person’s username and their profile are their own to use to express themselves, and unless they’re crossing a line in doing so, we’re pretty hesitant to stifle people’s right to self-expression. Indeed, on main Meta, this answer to the question Usernames as Advertising or Spam? spells this out more fully, and states bluntly that “there is no “spam” to a ...


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Adding to @Deusovi's answer There are system checks that warn you if you make too many low quality posts, or make too many posts in a short duration. Boring and repetitive puzzles anyway get down-voted. As long as you receive no such warnings, I guess it's okay to post as many puzzles as you want. No user has the right to call you a spammer if all your ...


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Johnny has had ten girlfriends in the past five years. He decides to plot them as a scatter plot, then arbitrarily derive them as functions of time. If Johnny had each girlfriend for a minimum of six months, how many possible data points can he have where the result of the derivative squared is greater than the original value? --> For more questions and ...


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This is a comment that was too long to be one: You have a valid point point. Very valid. But is it really that important to draw attention to these people after they've been pushed aside? Isn't the whole point of the ban to block them out of the community. Seems all they want is attention for all the wrong reasons. And is this not playing their game and ...


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