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The user profile for Stack Overflow user David lists 229 points for his top rated answer:

229    Programming challenge: can you code a hello world program as a Palindrome? (3)

However, when you view his answer, it lists +43/-1 votes.

This looks like a bug to me. I would expect his profile to list something like +42 to his answer:

42    Programming challenge: can you code a hello world program as a Palindrome? (3)


Downvoter helped me realize what's going on... User David has three answers:

So the sum of points is 167 + 42 + 20 = 229 == 229

However, the "Answers" in his profile still links to just the Python answer. I find this confusing & think Stack Overflow should have 3 separate answers listed in the users profile.

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Actually, he has 3 answers on that question.

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You were missing this one, that has +25/-5

So... 167 + 42 + 20 = 229 == 229

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+1 for use of MS Paint! This "feature" is confusing: It takes you to an answer with 3 comments. I think the user profile should contain separate links to each answer. – Pete Mar 3 '10 at 0:26
I couldn't live without it @pete – juan Mar 3 '10 at 0:31
ISSUE: Answer has only two comments. Spec requires 3. ACTION: Added comment. STATUS: Closed as Fixed. – Adam Davis Mar 3 '10 at 0:42

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