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It is necessary to delete rep earned if a question is removed? [duplicate]

Here's something I noticed this morning, and was disappointed I guess. Two days ago, I provided an answer to a question on Stackoverflow. That answer received two upvotes, so I gained 20 points. ...
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Subtracting reputation from the closed question, Is it wise? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minimise reputation flux due to deleted posts Deleted posts should not influence reputation Is it wise to subtract your reputation when the question is deleted? I personally ...
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Fastest Gun in the West Problem

I feel like there's a problem with Stack Overflow, as the number of people prowling it increases. Each question's answers are sorted by descending score and then by descending time of posting. This ...
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Recent Reputation History Changes

Update (March, 2012): This has been rolled out to all sites in the network. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of the issues we'...
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Community-led deletionism: a protocol for sanity

A couple of events in the past few days have caused me to reflect - yet again - on the direction we're headed with regard to deletion on Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange. First, a moderator on one ...
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Change the way really old questions are deleted

After the recent reputation recalc I noticed my reputation had dropped about 1K and the vast majority of that came from the deletion of really old questions. And by really old I mean questions that ...
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Set up an archive for legendary deleted questions

A number of highly upvoted "fun" questions were recently deleted. Examples: The "Wedding Cake" question (10k+) The "Worst UI" question (10k+) The original Boat Programming question (Deleted ages ...
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Show embattled deleted questions to the public as if they were 10k+ users

There's much discussion about deleted questions. One suggestion on how to deal with them is, delete them, but collect them in a separate archive. That seems to be being pondered by the SE team, but it ...
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Does it make sense that migrated questions doubles your “Network Reputation”?

Poking around today's borked user league I noticed that Xenph Yan got a ton of rep on dba.stackechange.com for https://dba.stackexchange.com/questions/12961/how-does-database-indexing-work But he ...
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Should I vote to close old questions?

I just stumbled upon a question from 2009 (that's what I mean by 'old'), and it's this one for reference. I think we can all agree that by Today's standards this question would be closed (with a ...
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Could account association cheapen the Yearling badge?

According to the badges page, the requirements for Yearling are: Active member for a year, earning at least 100 reputation However, the bonus for associating SO-family accounts is 100 rep, as long ...
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Self-deleted posts and the 3 vote / 60 day rule

With regards to Shog's post about Reputation and Historical Archives and the part about retaining reputation earned from deleted posts that have a score of 3 or better and were visible on the site for ...
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Clarifying the criteria for when rep from deleted posts is maintained

According to the blog: [I]f you've contributed something worthwhile to the site, you should keep the reputation for that even if it eventually gets deleted. "Worthwhile" here is defined as, ...
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Can we allow trusted users to recalculate reputation more often?

I would like to be able to recalculate reputation more often than once every 24 hours. While I'm sure you wouldn't want every user to do this as often as they like, I feel that the more trusted users (...
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Only let users keep reputation from deleted posts if it qualified before the question was closed

The main problem I find myself constantly being disgusted about the new reputation system of letting users keep the reputation if it's been on the site for 60 days and has a score of 3 or more: those ...

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