Any post I try to edit on the main site (including tag wikis; excluding my own q&a) gives me this plaintext message on its own page:

This post has been deleted - no more edits are allowed

Why is this?

  • In what post does it happen? – nicael Dec 9 '14 at 22:40
  • @nicael Anything. Even tag wikis. – Mooseman Dec 9 '14 at 22:41
  • Can you edit this post? Does it only happen on the main site? – nicael Dec 9 '14 at 22:42
  • @nicael Yes, only the main site. And only on Lifehacks. – Mooseman Dec 9 '14 at 22:43
  • Does it happen to your posts on the main site? – nicael Dec 9 '14 at 22:44
  • @nicael I added more details to my question. – Mooseman Dec 9 '14 at 22:46
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    I was getting this on my own posts but I waited a few minutes and then it started working. – liebs19 Dec 9 '14 at 22:47
  • Didn't happen to me... – Vogel612 Dec 9 '14 at 22:59

The bug here is that the copy you're seeing is incorrect - what you should see is something like:

You cannot suggest more edits until your previous edits have been reviewed.

I was incorrect - while the bug was in the copy, it is of a different nature; it should say:

You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits - please review your edit history.

One issue is that there're no throttles on suggesting edits, so you can suggest quite a few before getting any feedback that they've been rejected. And then an auto-ban happens.

Going to add that throttling tonight.

  • How long will this last? Thanks! – Mooseman Dec 10 '14 at 14:00
  • It usually lasts a week, but you've gained enough rep to edit without suggesting, so it doesn't matter now. – Jarrod Dixon Dec 11 '14 at 4:35
  • I'll wait it out. I was hoping to be adding tag wikis about now... – Mooseman Dec 11 '14 at 13:14

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