I'm asking because of this by reading Marc's answer:

the emphasis is on a post, not a user.

Does this automated process also apply to moderators, or are they protected from this?

I mean, what if a user started voting up of all the posts of a specific moderator, then what will be the scenario?

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    Moderators can't be considered as normal. They don't eat. They don't sleep. They only drink the blood of spammers. – Gnoupi Nov 21 '12 at 8:47
  • Moderator is also like administrator. Moderator is to track daily activities of forum – Hari M Dec 19 '12 at 6:36

That should answer your answer

(translation: Moderators aren't exempt from vote fraud scripts, neither are we given any special treatment. We are as rate limited as other users and treated the same.)

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    @Ian hm? Showing fine here. – Sathyajith Bhat Nov 21 '12 at 12:32

If you vote for too many of a moderator's posts in a short time period, the voter fraud script will reverse them, the same way they would be reversed for any other user.

  • Actually the thing is that I'm one of the victim – Mohammed Azharuddin Shaikh Nov 21 '12 at 6:00
  • If I serially-voted your posts, they would be reversed during the next voter-fraud script run, just like any other user's serial voting. – Robert Harvey Nov 21 '12 at 6:07
  • You mean to say, current fraud(triggers) + reserve fraud = demolition, is it? – Mohammed Azharuddin Shaikh Nov 21 '12 at 6:09
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    @hotveryspicy - If you're referring to the votes going to you that were invalidated yesterday, no moderator was involved in that. It was all due to one normal user. – Brad Larson Nov 21 '12 at 16:33
  • @BradLarson Okay, but now what I'm wondering that Automated's algorithm may be sometimes prove to be wrong. If a specific user always post perfect answer with proper explanation then he must deserves upvote, isnt it? – Mohammed Azharuddin Shaikh Nov 21 '12 at 16:47
  • @hotveryspicy: See meta.stackexchange.com/questions/156299 – Robert Harvey Nov 21 '12 at 16:49

Yes, mods will be considered as normal user in that case. Automated process will be same for everyone including moderators.

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