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I have answered a question on Stack Overflow, but I didn't get any reputation points for the answer after my answer got accepted. I checked the wiki and search this site and cannot figure out why. Here is the link of my answer.

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

By editing it more than ten times, you automatically made your answer Community Wiki (see revision 12). You cannot earn repuation from Community Wiki posts.

See also: What are “Community Wiki” posts?

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Ahh ok, Thanks. –  Justin Jun 1 '12 at 3:53
    
that is new information for me, i will take care of editing my answer next time to < 10 :) –  Lucifer Jun 1 '12 at 3:54
    
@Lucifer Yea, seems counter intuitive to penalize a fully correct answer –  Justin Jun 4 '12 at 20:44
    
I have just had the same query regarding one of my accepted answers on: link I haven't edited it more than 5 times, it isn't a hot post and I don't remember ticknig the add to community wiki box!? If I did, I certainly didn't do it on purpose. Perhaps it needs to be renamed or made more prominent? –  sarin Mar 21 at 11:32
    
@sarin: Your answer is community wiki because the question is. There cannot be a non-wiki answer to a wiki question. –  Dennis Mar 23 at 0:56
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Your answer is Community Wiki answer. In this case you do not get any reputation points for that answer.

You can not have any reputation as accepted answer or vote up for a Community Wiki answer

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