Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 158 Stack Exchange communities.

What is meta?
Here's how it works:
  1. Any Stack Exchange user can ask a question
  2. The community provides support, votes on ideas, and reports bugs
  3. Your voice helps shape the way Stack Exchange operates

Say a user is plugging along the SO site with 2010 rep which means he has recently acquired the privilege to edit questions and answers

Now suppose this user makes a few bad answers resulting in downvotes which brings his rep down to 1998. Does he then lose the edit privilege?

What about lower privileges like downvoting, which only requires 125 rep and is awarded to relatively new users?

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by Josh Caswell, BinaryMisfit, Yannis, Kate Gregory, Asad Saeeduddin Feb 18 '13 at 21:14

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.