I'm in the same situation, the article is ready, an invite was given, but cannot be published (karma positive, but less than 5).
Digging in the wilds Habra stumbled across this topic: Summer update
. According to him, abolished all personal blogs, in which it was possible to post with a karma of 0 to 5.
To publish a post, it is theoretically possible in the following ways:
1. Attempts to publish in the "Personal blogs", "Sandbox", or any other blog ends with the words "you don't Have enough karma. To write in this blog, karma needs to be at least 5". According to a review of comrades earlier in the post dropdown was the point "Blog it. username", now it is not. Moreover, in any of the blogs it is impossible to publish even a draft or see in the preview.
2. You can ask someone with karma >5 to publish your article with a link to you. But it is against the rules according to the blog "Inner voice"
— "he Published someone else's post — lost account".
3. You can write in this topic: Karma-credit
. But it would essentially be a request to increase the karma that rules also prohibited.
Ie in fact to the novice to publish a post, he needs to raise his karma to 5. But to raise an honest way it can be done either by comments or posts in the Q&A. a Bit of a paradoxical situation turns out. Despite the fact that in the rules
about it not explained (as well as not stated that for someone else's post put a ban).
I hope that this situation arose only because many of the active old-timers simply could not see the problems of newbies because karma >5). The newcomers, in turn, can convey this information to the veterans. Also hope not necessarily change the current rules, but at least the correct details in the relevant section of the "Rules"
. Because had a lot of trouble to collect information from different posts into one.