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Is code golf going to be opting into the voting reputation requirement test?

No Code Golf participating would provide minimal useful information for Stack Exchange given our unique format, and it would solve a problem we really don't have (insufficient voting/interaction). In ...
Rydwolf Programs's user avatar
21 votes
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I Don't Have Enough Reputation to Comment

Comments requiring reputation is an unfortunate situation, but it is (sadly) necessary to prevent comment spam. There is no manual override; the only way to post comments is to earn the 50 reputation ...
Dennis's user avatar
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How did I lose 5 reputation on an answer?

A quick glance at your reputation history reveals that your answer was unaccepted (-15) and got an upvote (+10). The sum is the -5 you saw in the notification area.
Dennis's user avatar
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How should challenge authors be rewarded for creating exemplary challenges?

I suggested a potential feature request related to this when we were discussing ideas about the fact that we're not a Q&A site. This is of course a suggestion that would require changes to the ...
Martin Ender's user avatar
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Increase reputation awarded for questions

As of yesterday, November 13th 2019, this is now in effect network wide: We’re changing the reputation earned from getting a question upvote to ten points, making it equal to the reputation earned ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
10 votes
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2 downvotes + 1 upvote = 1 more reputation

Reddit karma is +1/-1. Why should SE rep be +10/-2? In short, the voting and reputation structure are optimized for a Q/A site rather than a system that ranks popular opinions. There is asymmetry in ...
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Is it permitted to upvote only to test submissions?

Absolutely not In general Targeted upvoting – i.e., upvoting because of the poster instead of the post itself – is forbidden on the entire network and can have unpleasant consequences both for the ...
Dennis's user avatar
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8 votes

I Don't Have Enough Reputation to Comment

Any user with 20 rep on their parent site can suggest an improvement to an answer by pinging the OP in chat and posting the suggestion there, or a link to a pastebin or something if it's long. You ...
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How should challenge authors be rewarded for creating exemplary challenges?

Maintain a list of exemplary challenges We would have a post on meta. In this post, each answer would consist of a summary of an exemplary challenge and a link. Each such answer would serve as a ...
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Does (Should) instituting a bounty count as earning negative rep for the daily rep limit

You can earn a maximum of 200 reputation from upvotes per day. This limit is not affected by either placing or earning bounties. For the scenario you describe in your question, the final reputation ...
Dennis's user avatar
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6 votes
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(When) do my mod tools go away?

Yes, the privilege thresholds increase when sites get custom designs. See Congratulations, you're graduating!. So if you still have about 2000 reputation when we get a design, you'll still have ...
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Do you gain reputation from upvotes from the meta site

No. I've upvoted your question for you to verify this. From the What is "meta"? How does it work? page: Votes on meta do not affect your reputation; your meta reputation is the same as your ...
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When reputation drops to 0, Is asking not allowed?

Reputation can't drop to zero. It never falls below 1.
Martin Ender's user avatar
2 votes

2 downvotes + 1 upvote = 1 more reputation

Is this characteristic an intended behavior for Code Golf? Yes: You gain reputation when: question is voted up: +5 (…) You lose reputation when: <...
Adám's user avatar
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2 votes
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Why I'm getting reputation for this?

You answer was downvoted twice, once on October 23rd, once today. Your net reputation has not changed as a result of that post.
hyper-neutrino's user avatar
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Why I'm getting reputation for this?

There is no bug You can never be sure with downvotes, even mods have somewhat limited information on this. But to get +4 rep like that you would have to have a post with two downvotes (and no upvotes)...
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When reputation drops to 0, Is asking not allowed?

Creating a post is a privilege, because it can be taken from you. If you post too many badly scored questions or you delete them there's a chance you won't be able to post any more. Because ...
Bálint's user avatar
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Increase reputation awarded for questions

Yes But not in tips questions. Tips questions don't fit the classic PPCG question and are also quite easy to write, as compared to a challenge. Just look at the general structure. This is my general ...
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