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After the comment be deleted, will the owner's reputation reduce? If so, reduce how much?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

A comment will be auto-deleted if it gets enough spam/offensive/noise flags; Mods (users with ♦) can delete others' comments, too.

Comments do not affect reputation, even if deleted - see this FAQ answer for a longer explanation on comment votes and flags.

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Wasn't there a punishment if it gets deleted by flags? – Time Traveling Bobby Mar 4 '11 at 10:18
@Bobby: Not on comments - see the link in my edit. There is an auto-penalty if your question or answer gets flag-deleted, you may be thinking of that. – Piskvor Mar 4 '11 at 10:30
correct on all counts – Marc Gravell Mar 4 '11 at 10:35
Thanks for clarifying that...I didn't know that answers/questions could get flag-deleted, too. – Time Traveling Bobby Mar 4 '11 at 10:38
@Bobby: If enough people mark them as spam/offensive, yes. See these:… and… – Piskvor Mar 4 '11 at 10:49

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