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I just did quite some research on one question, editing the answer multiple times.

Here's my answer: How to create a shadow around a background image

I'm the sole contributor to it, but because I managed to edit it more than 10 times, it has become a CW.

Now, people might upvote it and accept, but, because it's a CW, I won't get any rep even though I'm sole contributor.

Is this really intended?

Not being greedy or anything, but I actually would love some reputation from the question, because it involves some great research.

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marked as duplicate by Danny Beckett, Bart, AndrewC, ben is uǝq backwards, Martijn Pieters Jul 7 '13 at 23:56

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that is how it works, yes. – Andrew Barber Jul 7 '13 at 20:44
Assuming all your edits were significant (not just attempts at bumps) you can flag and request a mod de-community wikis – Richard Tingle Jul 7 '13 at 21:51
up vote 10 down vote accepted

According to This post about CW posts, ten edits by the original author is deliberately a trigger for CW status on a post, which means that at the very least, this behavior isn't a bug.

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Woops, didn't knew it. – joltmode Jul 7 '13 at 20:45
@joltmode: You can however, flag it to ask for it to be unCWed. Just custom flag it. – Madara Uchiha Jul 7 '13 at 21:12
I already flagged before asking here, got already unCWed. – joltmode Jul 8 '13 at 6:50

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