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Serial Downvoting Victim

I've recently had a series of 5-6 downvotes on SO, and so I've searched here and found Picking on a user (downvote abuse) question.

The answer there suggest to flag one post explaining the situation and wait for a mod to take a look.

When I tried that, my flag was declined:

declined - flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their intervention

So what can I do if someone abuses downvotes against me?

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marked as duplicate by jonsca, ChrisF, genesis, Time Traveling Bobby, Sathya Oct 25 '11 at 11:28

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If it's been less than 24 hrs, wait and see if the script that detects these things will correct it. If not, and it's still going on, email the team directly. Edit: As genesis points out below, there hasn't been any abnormal downvoting, just bounties. – jonsca Oct 25 '11 at 11:21

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

It has already been said many times before.

Wait 36 hours for relevant script. If nothing happens, mail team@stackoverflow.com

I see no abuse on your account, so that's probably the reason of declining the flag.

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Actually after I flagged it got removed, so I guess someone just tested or something. I just wanted to know what to do in case of. btw, RikudoSennin == Truth now :) – Madara Uchiha Oct 25 '11 at 17:55

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