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So, what’s happening to my reputation? How do I report something fishy?

Some people get very upset about their reputation loss. I just helped moving question of one of them off stackoverflow.com and now being downvoted a lot. Well, not much damage is going to be done as the guy doesn't have much rep left but anyway, but where's the script I heard are there to prevent such kind of behaviors?

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marked as duplicate by perbert, Ether, Andreas Bonini, ChrisF, random Mar 23 '10 at 23:56

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Duplicate: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/23756/… – Gnome Mar 22 '10 at 2:40

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If a single person has downvoted you more than 5 times in a single day, the abnormalities script, when ran, will pick up on it and reverse those votes.

This script runs at least once a day, so give it 24 hours and you'll be fine.

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Wow, he probably knew that, he stopped at 5 downvotes :) – vava Mar 22 '10 at 2:40
@Chacha: Do you have inside knowledge of the magic number? I wasn't aware that it had been revealed. – dmckee Mar 22 '10 at 2:50
@dmckee - Boundary testing is fun! ;-P – Adam Davis Mar 22 '10 at 2:52
@dmckee Don't you know about my sock puppet accounts? :P meta.stackexchange.com/questions/42789/sockpuppet-admission/… – Tyler Carter Mar 22 '10 at 2:54
@dmckee: you can try it on stack exchange – Andreas Bonini Mar 22 '10 at 3:42
Looks like boundaries wasn't tested that well, downvotes got deleted even though there was just 5 of them. – vava Mar 22 '10 at 10:04
@vava, a moderator might have read this post and fixed it – Lance Roberts Mar 23 '10 at 19:59

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