Questions tagged [specific-user]
For questions which focus on a particular user, rather than those discussing general user issues.
How should we respond to user profiles (as opposed to questions or answers) that appear to be spam? [duplicate]
I've come across 10 different MO user profiles that all have very similar usernames that contain the name of a company. None of these users have any activity on the site except for filling out their ...
We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!
Congratulations to Joel David Hamkins who on (I think!) the 27th November 2022, was the first MathOverflow user to pass 200k reputation! Since Joel joined on the 19th November 2009, he has supplied ...
1000 Questions by Dominic van der Zypen!
Amazing milestone! Our first $1000$-question user. Question # $1000$: "Edge sets on 𝜔 maximal with respect to chromatic number".
Is there any process to appeal suspensions?
Does mathoverflow have any procedure for appealing suspensions? I'm asking because I was banned for a week (I believe unjustly) due to rude behavior. Question: What recourse is there if I feel I was ...
Platform-wide suspenson but not on MO?
At this closed question the user seems to be playing ignorant, but I looked at their network profile and some of the other StackExchange sites, and there is a prominent banner This account is ...
One person creating multiple Riemann Hypothesis-related accounts
I have been flagging these posts individually, but I thought maybe a meta question would be a good follow-up, in case the moderators are not aware of the behaviour. As @YemonChoi points out, the ...
We have a new user called Asian but no Chinese. It's not spam, and I guess it's not offensive, but it seems … weird. I couldn't find a tag related to username issues on the only other post I ...
Flood of Similar New User(s)
The following thirteen(!) users: goingfullscheme valua_aint_no_galois going-full-isomorphic logicians_rule, martintzar royalroadtogeometry bundlist compactbut faptoint you_dont_mess_with_ron ...
I found this in the "Users" listing What is negative reputation? The profile for this user (who was last here 3 years ago) shows reputation 101.
Who wrote the year of death in the profile page of the late William Thurston?
Prof. William Thurston passed away on Aug. 21, 2012. His MO profile page gives Feb. 22, 2012 as the date of his last log-in. Who is the person who wrote the year of his death in his profile page? Was ...
Why was there pushback on a user's profile image?
The comments on the OP for the following question are disconcerting: Why is Voevodsky's motivic homotopy theory 'the right' approach? From what I can gather, the OP must have had ...
10 year 'temporary suspension'?
I recently noticed that Morteza Azad's account is temporarily suspended for what appears to be a period of 10 years unless I'm reading that date wrong. The linked stackoverflow guidelines indicate ...
Repeated TeXifying of question titles
A specific user has recently edited a lot of years-old posts in which, as far as I can tell, he is just TeXifying titles. While I assume that this is being done with good intentions, it seems likely ...
What happened to the dear user "quid" (9072), they appear deleted?
What happened to the dear user "quid" (9072), they appear deleted? Noticed this by edits I remember were from them. Google still remembers them and the user page of user number 9072 returns 404 (...