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I am just curious, why does Community User have 45380 upvotes on meta and only 458 on SO?

Why is there such a big difference (almost 100 times higher)? Here's meta and SO.

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for Which: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/25822/… –  random Apr 1 '10 at 8:08
    
The downvotes are also odd meta:874 so:21553 –  Zoredache Apr 1 '10 at 8:11
    
This question is really, "Why do people vote differently on Meta than they do on SO" –  random Apr 1 '10 at 8:15
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@random, I have seen that post actually, but I don't think thats because of CW posts. SO have tons of CW posts as you know, 458 votes is too low. –  YOU Apr 1 '10 at 8:15
    
Then it's possibly because of the rep-whores who scored their plenty in upvotes on questions only later switched to CW. –  random Apr 1 '10 at 8:21

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The answer is because a LOT of questions get migrated to meta.

The more migrations.. the more community owned upvotes from accounts that don't exist here.

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I see, and that make sense a LOT, like today is his day. –  YOU Apr 1 '10 at 10:11

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