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I've noticed that my questions here get a rep of 10.

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That's the way things are on meta.

Prior to March 2010 up-votes on questions were worth 10 points across the Stack Exchange network. However, it was deemed that a rebalancing was needed in favour of answers. However, due to the special nature of Meta it was decided to keep the old system here.

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Thus is was on all the sites for a long time, and so it continues to be on meta.

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The grammar there throws me off-course. What do you mean it's on all sites. I haven't seen it anywhere else. – Tshepang Jan 22 '11 at 22:31
@Tshepang: Obsolete grammatical constructs meant to sound mystic or some such nonsense. ChrisF's post is clear and has the link I was too lazy to find... – dmckee Jan 22 '11 at 22:33

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