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Does it cost rep to downvote a community wiki post? [duplicate]

I wouldn't be surprised if this has already been asked, but I couldn't find it anywhere. I know that you don't gain or lose rep for questions or answers that you set to community wiki. But does it ...
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1answer
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My answer got converted to Community Wiki [duplicate]

My answer was converted to Community Wiki. Can someone give me an explanation for this?
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1answer
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Why does Stack Overflow make all my answers community wiki? [duplicate]

My recent answers got turned into community wiki (CW) state automatically. I know about answers getting turned into community wikis after 10 edits - which I think is not right anyway if I was the only ...
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1answer
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What are Non-Community Wikis in Stack Exchange and why is it named so? [duplicate]

I am really curious to know about the differences in the names of Community Wiki and Non-Community Wiki prevailing in Stack Exchange. As I have known about what a Community Wiki is pretty much, I ...
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4answers
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Why do I get told my questions should be Community Wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts on Stack Overflow? Yesterday, I asked a question that was subjective but really helpful to me. There was no right answer. The ...
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3answers
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Why did I stop getting reputation for upvote - today's rep only at 95? [duplicate]

My total rep for the day is only 95, yet I didn't get any reputation points for an upvote on one of my answers. Why? Is there a limit on total upvotes per answer that will generate reputation? The ...
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1answer
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If the OP accepts a community wiki answer, do they get +2 rep? [duplicate]

Community Wiki answers give no reputation to the people who voted for them. They also don't give the +15 of acceptance if they are marked as accepted. But does the OP (of the question) get the normal ...
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1answer
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No reputation from accepted answer [duplicate]

I answered this question on StackOverflow: Javascript to Dynamically Create Spaces/Folders in Alfresco Doesn't Work Correctly Then a bounty of +50 is offered on this question. As the question is ...
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1answer
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Are we "allowed" to edit Community Wiki answers? [duplicate]

Suppose you come across a community wiki answer and feel you have something to expand/change/correct. What is the accepted etiquette for editing community wiki answers? Is there a strong sense of "...
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6answers
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Why was my question closed after being forced into Community Wiki mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What are “Community Wiki” posts? Why is the stack overflow community so aggressive about question criteria? I posted a question that was rather subjective I ...
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1answer
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My answer was accepted, but I did not gain reputation from it. Why? [duplicate]

After a lengthy period of editing in this post and finally getting it right, the OP accepted my answer However, my activity list then showed the following entry: which is kind of ...
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3answers
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Explain "community wiki" to new users of Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? As a new user at Stack Overflow I haven't figured out what the purpose of the community wiki checkbox is as I cannot see any way ...
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1answer
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How can I make my own posts community-wiki? [duplicate]

I see many community wiki questions. How can I make my own question community wiki?
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1answer
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Community wiki'zed by only one contributor [duplicate]

I just did quite some research on one question, editing the answer multiple times. Here's my answer: How to create a shadow around a background image I'm the sole contributor to it, but because I ...
0
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1answer
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Can I change my community wiki post to non-wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? I have written an answer to a community wiki question, so my answer automatically became community wiki. Is it possible to ...
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2answers
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What is the point of a stackoverflow community wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts on Stack Overflow? Today I wanted to start a discussion on Stackoverflow.com, so I carefully made sure the question was flagged as ...
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1answer
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How many edits until answer turns to CW? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? Threshold for turning posts to CW Mode, on 8th revision or 9th? There's a few similar questions around here. Most of them ...
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1answer
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Why is my community wiki topic closed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? I'm relatively new to SO, and I learned quickly that subjective topics like "what is your favorite language" are subjective and ...
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1answer
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At what score do you stop receiving points for upvotes? [duplicate]

I answered a question and currently have 39 upvotes. I just noticed I no longer receive the +10 for each upvote. QUESTION: At what score do you stop receiving points for upvotes?
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1answer
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Can “Community Wiki” become public domain? [duplicate]

What is the license of an answer marked community wiki? It seems a normal answer is CC-BY-SA, which can possibly not be kept for community wiki contributions, since the author becomes the community. ...
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1answer
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How can I change my existing question to a community wiki? [duplicate]

How can I change my existing question to a community wiki? I have a set of questions on Stack Exhcange sites. I wish to make them community wiki questions. Is there any option to change my question ...
1
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1answer
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Regular post/answer is showing as "Community-wiki Answer" [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? I have posted an answer to the question: "Which programming languages can be used to develop in Android?" The answer is here: Which ...
2
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1answer
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Answer automatically changed to Community Wiki? [duplicate]

I've just noticed that a question I spent a great deal of time researching and refining has become a "Community Wiki". Why does this happen? It seems designed to dissuade people from improving their ...
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2answers
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Threshold for turning posts to CW Mode, on 8th revision or 9th? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? In this post, on 9th revision (8 edits), it turns into CW (2009 Jul) but this one and this one, looks like happens on 8th ...
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1answer
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Why did my answer become community wiki when I edited it the first time? [duplicate]

I recently gave one answer, and when I edited my answer just once, it became community wiki. I know that if we edit our post many times, that post will become community wiki. I just want to know ...
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1answer
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Undo community wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? I didn't understand the community wiki at first. So I checked it for all my answers. Is there any way to undo it? And there should ...
2
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1answer
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Minimum rep to edit an answer? [duplicate]

Here on Meta, I was able to edit an answer, without it going to a review queue, even though I only have 268 rep here. However, on Spanish SE Beta, I have 800 rep and my edits go to the review queue. ...
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2answers
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My first answer is accepted and has two upvotes, yet I have no reputation? [duplicate]

I joined Stack Overflow last week when I saw a question I wanted to answer. If I understand things correctly, my answer has been upvoted twice and also accepted. And I did receive the Teacher and ...
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2answers
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How to get "The Stallman"? [duplicate]

How do I get the The Stallman hat. It mentioned edit a community wiki post, but I edited some post which is bumped on the main page like the screenshot below and have not yet received that hat. Do I ...
2
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1answer
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0-score accepted answer? [duplicate]

Finally catch a day when Jon Skeet scores less than 100! :-) Weird and some more weird. Below is a day-view of his reputation change under graph view. Can anyone explain why there is a 0-score shown ...
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1answer
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Why did my question become Community Wiki? [duplicate]

I asked a question on Stack Overflow, but after a few days it became Community Wiki. Why? I think it is related to the number of editions of the question, but I'm not certain.
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1answer
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I want to post my question as community wiki. How can I do that? [duplicate]

I can't find the option to post a question in community wiki mode. How am I supposed to do that?
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2answers
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Why votes on some answers don't increase reputation? [duplicate]

For some answers the reputation doesn't seem to be counted correctly. Even when the answer get a lot of upvotes it doesn't affect the reputation in any way. Here is an example: In my account on ...
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0answers
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Why is this CW post saying 36% unknown? [duplicate]

Looking at this post it says "36% unknown". No user by the name of 'unknown' appears in the revision history (screenshot just in case some wag changes his username to 'unknown') What madness is ...
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1answer
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How can I use Stack Overflow's wiki features? [duplicate]

I am new to Stack Overflow (and your planet) so I would like to ask how and where can I use Stack Overflow's wiki features?
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1answer
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Who can mark things as community wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? What kind of permissions are required to mark another person's questions as community wikis? Is this only available to moderators?
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1answer
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Upvote didn't increase my reputation (haven't hit the cap) [duplicate]

Here is a screenshot of my reputation for today: I know about reputation cap, but as you see, it's not an issue. Why didn't I get reputation from this upvote?
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1answer
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Where is the explanation of what "community wiki" is? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? Every question I ask offers me the chance to designate it "community wiki". I do not because I don't know what "community wiki" is....
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1answer
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Can we ask any question on any topic by tagging “Community Wiki” post? [duplicate]

If yes, then here is my question: What is the global lock down's impact on the software industry for the long term? What will be the impact on technology trends?
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1answer
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Rep-cap hitting too early? [duplicate]

Today I earned only 170 rep from upvotes: But still I got an upvote on one of my questions that did not count. How come?
0
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1answer
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Reputation deducted [duplicate]

Suddenly today 2 upvote reputation deducted. As in the image you can see last 2 entries. Can any help me know why this happened? This is that question which I am talking about.
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1answer
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Why Did I Get a "Great Answer" Badge for a CW Answer? [duplicate]

I posted "What is a NullReferenceException in .NET?" as a place for canonical answers to this canonical question. In fact, most of the answers here are not from me. Why in the world did this earn me ...
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1answer
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new user made answer community wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? From my understanding is that new users cannot create posts as community wiki - based on: New users don't get a CW checkbox New users ...
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2answers
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Bug in the reputation points [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? I have answered the question and I have been voted "2", but the reputation points has not been awarded. https://stackoverflow.com/...
2
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1answer
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How to access community wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts on Stack Overflow? I saw the word 'community wiki' a lot, but I have no idea how to use it and don't even know where it is.
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1answer
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Whats Wikis questions and answers principles? [duplicate]

I am asking about the supposed principles that all the users need to follow on Stack Overflow, There are some cases I want to understand: Some one asked a question and made it as a wiki -> why all ...
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1answer
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Why don't we get reputation for answering community wiki questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should CW activity be rewarded similarly to normal posts? What are “Community Wiki” posts on Stack Overflow? Why don't we get reputation for answering community ...
0
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1answer
117 views

What is Community Wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts on Stack Overflow? The FAQ for Stack Overflow mentions Community Wiki two or three times without ever defining the term. There is ...
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1answer
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Upvote problem in bounty question [duplicate]

is there any reputation increasing in upvoted answer in bounty question?? I get two upvote on an answer in bounty question but did not get any reputation. here is my answer: Pixelated edge around a ...
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2answers
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Possible to see what's changed when another user edits your question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How does editing work? What are “Community Wiki” posts? If one of my questions says it was edited by another user, is there a way I can see what changes that ...

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