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I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor QuestionsEarning Reputation for Poor Questions

I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor Questions

I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor Questions

5 Fixup of bad MSO links to MSE links migration
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I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor Questions

I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor Questions

I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor Questions

4 Migration of MSO links to MSE links
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I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor QuestionsEarning Reputation for Poor Questions

I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor Questions

I believe that instead of changing the weights of down-votes an alternative solution could used for the reputation.

Basically instead of using every vote on the question/answer for the reputation the "vote balance" could be used.

For example if user has 4 questions:

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +24 (+30 -4)
Q4:     -1             3            4                +22 (+30 -8)

I believe that the fact that Q1 earned +10 reputation and Q2 -2 is not an issue for anyone. The problematic ones are Q3 and especially Q4.

So instead of counting each up-vote/down-vote for the reputation, we could consider the overall vote balance of a question. That would eliminate the problem the Q3 and Q4 created in the current setup.

The same situation would look as follows

    Vote balance    up-votes    down-votes    reputation earned
Q1:      1             1            0                +10
Q2:     -1             0            1                 -2 

Q3:      1             3            2                +10
Q4:     -1             3            4                 -2

It think that would be more fair than changing the weight of the down-votes.

See also Earning Reputation for Poor Questions

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