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- The “I Get It” Reputation Problem 9 answers
Recently I got nine downvotes for one of my questions which I think is OK to be asked in Stack Overflow:
The question is on hold, and it got downvoted even after being on hold.
Is there a way that I can delete that question or should it be removed from Stack Overflow?
- It's quite embarrassing for ones` profile to have a question with 9 downvotes. :(
- I learnt the lesson. I'll improve my future questions. :/
One of the answers of a similar question states:
Once you get eight downvotes, you pretty much disappear (edits won't bounce you to the front page).
I'm not sure how true this statement is. But if it is true, even if I edit my question, it won't show up to the front page so no one will see the edit and no one will upvote and the question will always have downvotes.