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From what I understand, community wiki doesn't generate reputation. But I think a question turned into a wiki still do. I have an answer on a question that has been turned into a wiki a while ago and I'm still earn rep.

Not that I don't want to earn that rep ;) but I don't think this is how it was supposed to be implemented.

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Do you have a link to said post? –  jmfsg Aug 18 '09 at 20:09
    
@Juan, I would guess this one stackoverflow.com/questions/1278026 –  Timothy Carter Aug 18 '09 at 20:11

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If a question starts as CW, all answers to that question are CW, the answerer has no choice. If a question is switched after being asked to CW, this does not force all answers to CW. My guess is you're referring to your answer to this question. While the question is now CW, your answer is not, and therefore you can still receive reputation from voting.

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I was indeed referring to that question. I just didn't feel like free publicity for my answer ;) Thank you for your answer. –  Philippe Carriere Aug 18 '09 at 23:59

A question can become wiki without changing the answers.

If the poster manually changes the question to CW or edit threshold is reached, then your answer won't change, but all of the new answers posted will be CW.

If a question gets auto CWed by >30 (different number for different sites) answers everything associated to the post becomes CW.

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Why did you <strike> that last bit out? It's correct, as long as you also note that the 30-answer auto-CW threshold doesn't apply to questions which are already CW. –  mmyers Aug 18 '09 at 20:18
    
The auto CW threshold is different on different sites. –  Brad Gilbert Aug 18 '09 at 20:20
    
Who visits other sites? ...Oh, those other sites. Yeah. –  mmyers Aug 18 '09 at 20:24
    
I struck it out because I added an answer to the question in question (ha) and it didn't auto CW all of the answers. –  jjnguy Aug 18 '09 at 20:31

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