What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 140 Stack Exchange communities.

Why do I lose reputation when I vote up an answer?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Nov 24 '10 at 16:22

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

Can you give more information? When did this happen, and where? Exactly what steps did you take, and what was the result? –  Pops Nov 24 '10 at 16:33
Why was this originally tagged "organization"? That makes no sense. –  XMLbog Nov 24 '10 at 16:41
@26 it does, if an organization of Arch-Nemeses is behind it. –  Pëkka Nov 24 '10 at 16:52
Because you're giving reputation and rep is like money: a trading coin... not! –  Cawas Apr 14 '11 at 19:54

1 Answer 1

You lose reputation when you downvote and not for upvoting

Or if somebody has downvoted your question or answer.

Or if you're hallucinating.

Or if you have been transported (accidentally or by your nemesis) to the bizarro universe.

share|improve this answer
What would we do without Welbog? –  user27414 Nov 24 '10 at 17:25

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .