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Shouldn't Stack Exchange differ between question points and answer points?
For example, I'm not an astronomer, but I ask lots of stupid questions about it. That gives me thousands of points. More than many here who actually are astronomers and do answer my questions. So when Ms/Mr Newuser enters and asks a question and I happen to want to answer it with my imaginations, she or he might think that I am an authority because I have thousands of points from asking similar questions. That's a system which might go wrong.