This question was asked on July 1:
Ubuntu 20.04 on a new Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 is not detecting my second monitor through HDMI
Today, a new user with 1 reputation attempted to provide an answer to that question and apparently was blocked from doing so with the following reason:
"Highly active question. Earn 10 reputation in order to answer this question. The reputation requirement helps protect this question from spam and non-answer activity."
The new user then, with no other options to contribute, created and answered a new question:
Ubuntu 20.04 on Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 using AMD Ryzen not detecting external monitor
The original question remained unanswered and because of "comment everywhere" reputation requirements, the new user is unable to comment or link to the answer they just posted:
Don't we have reviews just for this reason: to protect against spam and non-answer activity?
What makes this a "highly active question"? My guess is that some algorithm has deemed it as such. But it does not look like anything I'd consider a highly active question in my opinion: no interactions in 24 days and no answers.
Do we have any control over this spam block? Is it really helpful to the site if it's redundant and the real-world result is that new users can't answer, questions go unanswered, and duplicates are spawned?