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Self-deleted posts and the 3 vote / 60 day rule

When I delete my own Questions / Answers will the reputation changes because of up-votes/down-votes on the Particular Question/Answer be reversed?

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marked as duplicate by Shawn Chin, BoltClock's a Unicorn May 24 '12 at 18:48

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Yes*. However, deleted questions still count when the system is looking at how many poor quality questions you may have asked.

/* If the post is more than 60 days old and has a score of 3+ you don't lose the reputation.

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re footnote: sounds like a loophole to get the Disciplined badge without rep cost. Why shouldn't one lose rep on deletion of old posts? – Shawn Chin May 24 '12 at 12:31
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@ShawnChin - now that is a can of worms you're opening there. – ChrisF May 24 '12 at 12:32
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@ShawnChin - start here for some background - blog.stackoverflow.com/2012/03/… - basically changes were made (instant rep recalcs) which made rep loss from post deletion more obvious. To say that some people complained would be an understatement. – ChrisF May 24 '12 at 12:35

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