I lost a ton of reputation! Why did this happen?
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Why did question upvotes change value?
The Chemotherapy just happened.
So for those who think it sucks, I ask you: why did you come to Stack Overflow?
If it is to beat Jon Skeet for the most rep, then I say this must be a bad day for you, but then who can beat Jon Skeet?
However, if you are like me (I imagine about 99.99% are), then you wanted to ask tough programming questions and/or answer them because it helps you learn and get better. Life for you hasn't changed.
The rep is a fun thing. Remember the main function is to get the system to trust you so you can help keep it clean.
If you were at 10k and fell below, then I say
Heck, to anybody who has lost rep and cared enough to look at this question I will personally guarantee that you will be back at the rep you had on 03/19/2010 sometime in the future if you change nothing, but keep acting like it is 03/10/2010 (before this rep recalc was done.)
Stack Overflow has made me a better programmer, so I thank you and will stay a loyal user.