Ok, I gotta ask. There've been more than a few Crossy Road related questions recently (with some others I probably can't see because they'd have been deleted).

I happened to notice that that third one (posted a few minutes prior to this meta question) was posted by a user who has no other posts anywhere, yet has already been temp-banned for rules violations. So I looked at the three other Crossy Road questions I could find, which were also posted by 1-rep users (two of which are also temp-banned).

Is this actually one (really persistent) person?

  • \$\begingroup\$ It's a future millionaire, creating a backstory about how he had to overcome numerous challenges in creating his perfect flappy bird clone that made him rich. Or it's a person creating multiple accounts to avoid their initial suspension from asking off-topic questions. Our site is just that good, that people would rather go through all the work of creating multiple accounts, rather than ask somewhere else. \$\endgroup\$ – MichaelHouse Feb 11 '16 at 19:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Byte56 I like the future millionaire idea. ;D \$\endgroup\$ – Draco18s no longer trusts SE Feb 11 '16 at 19:49
  • \$\begingroup\$ Josh has most of the actual details, I've been mostly out of the loop on this one. \$\endgroup\$ – MichaelHouse Feb 11 '16 at 19:50

The accounts in question are all suspended for serious breaches of terms of service that aren't directly related to the public content they have individually posted.

  • \$\begingroup\$ I figured as much, I was curious if they were controlled by the same human being. Just sheer curiosity due to the prevalence of questions regarding the same publish game title. e.g. I know that getting around a ban is itself a bannable offense, but it requires knowing that the user accounts are related. Should I flag future questions for this reason? \$\endgroup\$ – Draco18s no longer trusts SE Feb 11 '16 at 20:31
  • \$\begingroup\$ If you have reason to suspect a user's up to no good, whether related to this scenario or others, then yes, you can flag posts for moderator attention, it will certainly help. \$\endgroup\$ – user1430 Feb 11 '16 at 20:40

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