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Basic questions asked by Cycling Brands

There was recently a very basic exercise (aerobic vs anaerobic) question asked by a user whose entire account indicated that they represent a cycling clothing brand. Seems strange to me. Is the ...
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Probation for problematic participants?

There's someone who has been making fairly frequent "noise" comments. Is there a mechanism for putting his comments into a review queue before they go public?
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Spammer blacklist request

Recently, we've had several spams linking to gearbikesreview dot com: 1, 2, 3 and possibly 4 (the last three of these have been deleted and I don't have enough rep to see them). Could this site ...
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New Bicycles user with commercial connection? [duplicate]

Specifically referring to this user, who has made ~7 postings in the last 24 hours. I feel their input could be relevant and useful, but ...
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What is the policy on commercial users?

I've seen a few questions just pop up from this account. It seems like the answers that are posted are actually relevant and typed by a human, but it's obviously an account that belongs to a ...
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URL Blacklist request

Could we please blacklist I've just seen the third round of somebody spamming our site with this URL. Spam answers (originally via 3 different accounts): https://bicycles....
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Rebecca Chernoff - Real? or not?

I got this in email from Rebecca Chernoff of stackexchange: "I would like to send you a gift to show my appreciation, but I need some details from your first. Please supply your information at the ...
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