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Should questions closed as “not a real question” and “off topic” get an automatic downvote?

When I go to close a question as a moderator for certain reasons (e.g. not a real question, off-topic) (not exactly sure which reasons yet), I'll click close, the page refreshes and then shows my name under the question, saying I closed it. I also noticed that the question will have a downvote on it, when there wasn't one before the page refresh?

The first couple of times, I thought it was just a freak thing, someone downvoting at the same time as I closed and refreshed the page. But this has happened a number of times now, so I'm wondering if this is a new feature or what?

This is on Super User.

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    Most likely you and someone else had the same idea at the same time: "This question sucks."
    – user159834
    Apr 14 '11 at 0:00
  • I said that @Madmartigan, but this has happened like 8 times now recently...
    – studiohack
    Apr 14 '11 at 0:02
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    see meta.stackexchange.com/questions/84978/…
    – phwd
    Apr 14 '11 at 0:04
  • that must be the [status-complete] result then, @phwd.
    – studiohack
    Apr 14 '11 at 0:07
  • It's a good feature.
    – random
    Apr 14 '11 at 0:11
  • Yip, no penalty for migrations.
    – phwd
    Apr 14 '11 at 0:54