10 votes

Congratulations to Schroeder for hitting 100k

Congratulations, schroeder! I'm new around here, but I noticed very quickly that you're extremely active in moderating, but still answer a lot of questions. Which I find quite impressive. On some ...
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10 votes

Congratulations to Polynomial

Congratulations on the milestone! Here are some great ones: A 1k+ question, and maybe the most popular duplicate target on the site? I'm a robot in a warehouse full of boxes. (I have used this method ...
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9 votes

Congratulations to Schroeder for hitting 100k

A small sample of some of the great answers: Possibly the highest reputation per word on the site? A clown who claims he was at the last company party. Sometimes controversial, but always well ...
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7 votes
Accepted

1 point deducted when I down voted an answer

You loose rep for down-voting answers. It is used as a deterrent; it discourages unnecessary down-votes, or down-votes that are in your own self-interest rather than the interest of the community. ...
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3 votes
Accepted

Reputation cap and Process of applying cap

Reputation does not carry over to coming days. So if you get 25 upvotes on an answer (normally earning 10 points each) on day 1 and zero upvotes on day 2, you get 200 in reputation on day 1 and zero ...
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1 vote

Do I have -3823 rep change?

My first thought was that you were at rank change, but your code snippet shows something else. This appears to be a bug that's currently unsolved. It seems to not actually touch your reputation, see ...
1 vote

Understanding Commenting

The two main reasons why comments are restricted to 50+ rep users are: Preventing spam Ensuring that the user has demonstrated sufficient understanding of our system before they're allowed to comment ...
1 vote

Understanding Commenting

New users are deliberately not allowed to post comments (except under their own posts), precisely to avoid what you're trying to do. This is a question and answer site. Comments distract from the main ...
1 vote

Understanding Commenting

Not a bug - a feature. It's a way to keep spam down to a minimum. Answers persist but comments can disappear forever. If a 1-rep new account is created to spam, it becomes high-visibility so that ...
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