I joined stackoverflow 4 months ago and got really excited (addicted too) on solving other people's issues and editing first posts etc... Day before yesterday I hit the 1k reputation bar but was shocked a day after of reversal voting that brought me down to 700 after "serial votes were reversed".
I don't deny that two of my friends were up voting my answers but they did only up voted my accepted answers (I have roughly 15 accepted). They judged each answer, they choose to up vote or not. I didn't ask them to do it nor did I bribe them by any sort to do it. Actually, one friend once up voted one of my very average answer and we had argument about it because I simply believe it is wrong to do so and he took it down I believe.
Ethically, I wouldn't let anyone votes for me just for who I am. Also, I was a victim of a down voting multiple times just because my answer got accepted and another person' answer did not and that was never recovered.
Is there anyone who please can explain how reversal algorithm works? And is there a chance I get back my reputation points that were earned only on accepted answers?