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So this is a bit odd. I down-voted a question because it was vague. The post was then edited to include source code. From that source code I gave an answer, but forgot to revert my down-vote. In the mean time I got 3 upvotes for my answer, but no rep for them.

I'm not near the rep-limit for either day. Believing I would not be getting rep for an answer to a question I downvoted, I made a quick edit to add a useful tag to the post, and then revert my downvote.

However, I don't have the rep for my answer.

Is this by-design, or will I get the rep eventually?

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marked as duplicate by ben is uǝq backwards, hims056, Bart, Martijn Pieters, ChrisF Mar 4 '13 at 12:02

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See in the questions revisions list: made Community Wiki by being edited by more than 5 different editors. That said, if your answer will get the bounty, you will get the rep just fine. – Shadow Wizard Mar 4 '13 at 9:03
Okay thanks. It was a pretty ugly question the first time around. :D – Meirion Hughes Mar 4 '13 at 9:05
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The answer (and the question) is community wiki. You don't get rep for votes on CW posts.

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Not that the question probably should be CW. Seems the "excessive-edits" filter kicked in. – J. Steen Mar 4 '13 at 8:59
The question became CW at the 10th revision when it was edited by 5 different users. – Toon Krijthe Mar 4 '13 at 9:03

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