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Do migrated questions migrate reputation and badges?.

One of the questions I answered was moved from SO to meta. It was the one answer with the most upvotes I gained. Some were granted after it becoming wiki due to the many answers given, but what about the rest? Will I lose the reputation earned when there is a recalc? And will I gain that reputation on meta when there is a recalc, as it now is wiki?

Not asking because of my ~400 points at stake, just want to know whether this has been taken into account?

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marked as duplicate by malach, Bill the Lizard Jul 23 '09 at 14:53

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

Duplicate: – juanformoso Jul 23 '09 at 14:19
Indeed, very duplicate. – GEOCHET Jul 23 '09 at 14:21
Sorry, did not find it. Vote to close myself... – malach Jul 23 '09 at 14:25
up vote 4 down vote accepted

I am no quite sure about how it is being handled right now, but I do have an opinion the topic.

Honestly, I think it should make you lose all the rep for the question. Especially if you have enough reputation on the site (maybe >1000?). You should really have read the FAQ by then and you should know which site to post meta stuff on (hint: Not


In reply to Jon Skeet's question in the comments, yes I believe this applies to answerers as well. They should know better by now as well.

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@Jon: Wow, beat me to it. That will teach me to be distracted by a dupe comment! – GEOCHET Jul 23 '09 at 14:22
I agree for the questioner. What about answerers? Should we take a "you should know better" approach on that front too? I think we probably should... – Jon Skeet Jul 23 '09 at 14:22
That is true, put when this was posted, MSO was still faught, maybe not even thought of by Jeff. – malach Jul 23 '09 at 14:23
@Jon: Yes, I believe the same thing applies for the answerers. – GEOCHET Jul 23 '09 at 14:24
@malach: That makes no difference, the FAQ was clear. No subjective or meta on – GEOCHET Jul 23 '09 at 14:25
Subjective is subjective. – Lance Roberts Jul 23 '09 at 14:28
Just to make this clear: I answered and did not ask the question, and the question was tagged sofaq in SO. – malach Jul 23 '09 at 14:29