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Who is the Community user?

What does this user do? What is its role? I read the description in which it's specified that:

Own downvotes on spam/evil posts that get permanently deleted

What's the use of this?


How this process got Editor and Organizer badge?

How he got two orgnizer badge?

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It's a duplicate of What kind of user is this? – alex Jun 2 '10 at 14:02
Badges are awarded automatically. The Community user earned the Editor badge because it inserts the text "Possible duplicate of bla bla bla" whenever a question gets closed as duplicate. – alex Jun 2 '10 at 14:06
thnks alex..... – Mohit Jain Jun 2 '10 at 14:07

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

When you flag a post as offensive/spam, it generates a downvote on that post, but it isn't owned by you (it is owned by the community user), so you don't get the -1 rep hit associated with it

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ok.. thanks for this explaination. Please check edit part. – Mohit Jain Jun 2 '10 at 14:03

With regard to Editor and Organizer badges, it's the Community user who automatically edits questions closed as duplicate to include a bar with links to duplicate topics in top of the question.

I'm however more interested how it got two Organizer badges.

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thats a point dude... – Mohit Jain Jun 2 '10 at 14:21
I still don't know why, but all ♦ moderators got a second Organizer badge. See: How did I get a second Organizer badge on SO? – Bill the Lizard Jun 2 '10 at 14:22

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