I have been wondering, if I delete my own answer or question, will I lose reputation since it is being deleted?
marked as duplicate by Cody Gray, Lance Roberts, Pops♦, ChrisF, mmyers Dec 28 '11 at 18:04
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If you had gained or lost rep on a question or answer and then you delete it, nothing will change until your reputation is recalculated. Then it will be like the question or answer never existed.
You can do you own reputation recalc by going to