I created an account and it got blocked instantly

i clicked on the verification link and on my first attempt to login, i got this message:

Your account has been blocked. Please contact your GitLab administrator if you think this is an error.

i sent an email to the support and got automated reply to submit my issue here.

Hi, please see this post, make sure you posted to the appropriate place - my post links directly for you to open an issue relating to account access: