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Blocked users cannot send "thank you" notifications
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It isn't possible to send anther user a thank you when the user is blocked. However, I think it is helpful when blocked users – unless their block is indefinitely – can thank othe users for edits the latter made.

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Restricted Application added subscribers: Zppix, Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptJul 11 2016, 11:41 AM
Legoktm closed this task as Declined.Jul 11 2016, 11:58 AM
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This is intentional, it's one of the (many) things blocked users are not allowed to do, to prevent abuse.

Oshwah added a subscriber: Oshwah.Oct 26 2019, 9:48 AM

Agreed. This is intentional, and should be. Case in point: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Log?user=Seeittoo&wpfilters[]=thanks

Someone I just blocked for intentionally abusing the 'thanks' button...