This is how it used to work before, the reputation threshold only effected the time between posts. Need to split the threshold for the post queue so you can set it to 0. Can you opne a github issue at https://github.com/NodeBB/NodeBB/issues.
This is also what happened to us the other day, but in way more topics...
I think "post queue for the first post only" option makes sense to distinguish between genuine and spam users. The other addition can be preventing sending other posts to the queue before you are approved, because right now when people are waiting for their posts to be approved (reputation level < 1) they think it will facilitate the approval if they keep sending the same post over and over and sometimes in different topics. So, when I get chance to review in the queue, sometimes I have 5 copies of the same posts to the same topic.
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