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When I delete my own down-voted question, don't I get my lost reputation back?

If a question I posted with many down votes is deleted, does that cause me to regain the lost reputation due to the many down votes on that question?

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marked as duplicate by Jeff Atwood May 16 '11 at 10:51

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It will if you trigger a reputation recalc, yes.

However the down-votes still count towards a ban for asking too many poor-quality questions.

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But, if your question has any answers, you cannot delete it. – WilliamKF May 15 '11 at 21:17

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