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This is relevant to the question What is serial voting and how does it affect me?.

I had the same thing happen to me yesterday, as six of my answers were downvoted at the same time. According to the answers provided to the question above, I should get the reputation back.

However, it seems that while some of my reputation was returned, not all of it has been. (basically half of the lost reputation)

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Can I do anything about this?

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  • Not really no. Then the system, with its detailed information, determined not all events were serial downvotes. Perhaps some of them were legitimate and just unfortunately timed.
    – Bart
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:39
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    Is it? but they were downvoted with in 2minutes window! except one Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:40
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    5 of the downvotes were within 2 minutes and 3 have been reversed. Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:41
  • @huMptyduMpty Mere assumptions. We don't know and moderators don't know. You could flag for attention, or perhaps this post will be seen by a dev. But getting more of your rep back is unlikely I'd say.
    – Bart
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:42
  • @fedorqui: All those answers were already having 5 or 5+ votes! So what happned to the other two? Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:43
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    @Bart: How can I flag this kind of situation for moderator attention? Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:44
  • I guess there is a pattern that those 3 matched and the other 2 did not... As the algorithm is not known, it is difficult to guess what really happened. Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:44
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    @huMptyduMpty Flag one of the affected posts using the "other" option.
    – Bart
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:45
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    Yeah happened to me too. Serially downvoted on 20 Aug on 6 posts. But only 3 were reversed on 21 Aug.
    – Himanshu
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 8:56
  • @Bart - I did it but they didn't find any evidence to support it.
    – Himanshu
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 9:06
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    So then you know what my next bit of advice would be @hims056 .... ;)
    – Bart
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 9:06
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    @Bart - I did the same... Move on.. :P
    – Himanshu
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 9:07
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    I think it's two users. I've asked a community manager to look at it.
    – Flexo
    Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 13:58
  • @Flexo: Seems something happned. I can see two of those questions with undownvote and reputation is given back. Thanks!! Commented Oct 9, 2013 at 14:49
  • Lol!!! It is just 12 downvotes... Not millions of money :-D Commented Aug 21, 2017 at 10:12

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I have flag one my question (which got downvoted) as others - >needs moderator attention (As suggest by Bart in one of the comment)

I received response from Stack Exchange Team after sometimes and they have un-down voted those down votes and reputation is back.

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