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Reminds me of this - https://xkcd.com/810/ But more seriously, the main thing is that there is a clear company affiliation disclosed. Promoting a product without disclosing the affiliation is the main problem (assuming the answer is meaningful/good to begin with - low quality answers should be dealt with). For example, a bad answer might be: check out ...


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A troll or someone who does not have a complete grasp of communication or social convention. Even if trolling is not the intent, the result is indistinguishable. I'm continually saddened that Jason Dilibero is not confident enough to call himself what he wants. It's ok Jase, it's really ok.


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I have seen an increase in rudeness on this site over the last year. I have also seen an increase in short-fuse reactions to rudeness -- things that would have just been flagged and otherwise ignored in the past are more likely to garner responses, which garner responses, which turn into prolonged arguments with declining civility, sometimes with ...


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While I'm typically loathe to write users off as a troll unless the content is blatantly trollish I can't even come close to the contortions required to make a case for legitimacy here. Essentially copy-pasting the same question over and over and over (and over), even though they have (repeatedly) received a plain answer to their question goes far beyond ...


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It's a bit rude, and if it were in a post or comment gratuitously it'd be flag-worthy, but in general, SE lets people use their profiles as they like so long as they aren't blatantly offensive. The official guidance includes the following: Generally speaking, your "about me" is just that—what you want to share with the world, and we try to allow users ...


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It's just another user. You can choose almost any name you like, as long as it isn't offensive. It looks like it was someone who created an account for the purpose of voting to close a question, not really understanding how the site works.


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Flag any of their content with a custom "requires moderator attention" flag. If they don't have any content, flag any of your own with the same. Be as descriptive as possible. Moderators can see the full text of your flag, so flagging one of your own posts with a custom flag is the best way to flag something which has no other anchor points to flag. A ...


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This isn't from you being removed. Some other user was removed. When a user is removed, all of the votes cast by that user go away. In this case, it seems a user was removed who cast upvotes on your posts (three upvotes on questions is +15, or one answer and one question). Since these votes have gone away, the reputation you gained from them has been lost as ...


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You can delete your account if you want, but if you're interested in participating here, it would be better to tackle the problem that's causing you to be blocked right now. If you improve some of your downvoted posts so that they can be upvoted instead, the block will go away. The block isn't meant to be punitive; it's there to keep people from flooding ...


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Here is some context you might want to know why your answers are not being received well. Looking at your answers, it seems many of them are very short, more like "here's my thoughts" and do not necessarily comprehensively answer the question. Specifically: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/34585/2322 This is relatively presumptuous and not really ...


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Moderators cannot disassociate posts, but employees can. The most efficient way to make this happen, therefore, is to use the "contact us" link at the bottom of the page. Include the URL of the post you want to disassociate and ask them to do it. The post, and any rep changes that came from it, will be disconnected from your account. If you use a flag to ...


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You could use the "in need of moderator intervention" text box next to any of their content to note that the username is offensive. That might do.


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