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Serial downvote reversals don't always appear as such

Serial downvotes usually get detected and reversed automatically every night. This event is usually grouped under a header "Serial Downvoting Reversed" in a user's reputation history. On various ...
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How can a user undownvote posts after the votes are locked? [duplicate]

Yesterday, some of my questions were downvoted. But today, three of those downvoted questions were undownvoted. But none of them were edited after the downvotes. My question is how can a user ...
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What is serial voting and how does it affect me?

I just noticed that I lost a bunch of points from my reputation score, and I used the "reputation" tab on my user profile page to try and track down the cause. During my investigation, I noticed ...
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Use widescreen format for embedded YouTube links

On sites where you convert a YouTube link to an embedded player (which apparently doesn't include MSO, so I can't put an example directly in this post), can you use 16:9 aspect ratio instead of 4:3? ...
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Let users know that they can flag to get their answers reinstated if deleted by moderators

Some users are aware that they can edit their answers after they're deleted by moderators. However, they cannot vote to undelete such answers. Furthermore, they seem to be unaware they can flag their ...
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2 answers
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Indicate the color (bronze/silver/gold) in tag badge notifications

Right now there is no difference in the names of bronze, silver and gold tag badges - they're just named after the respective tags themselves. This not only makes the following notification rather ...
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No explanation for rep drop. Is this a feature or a bug?

I've seen a 55 points drop on Stack Overflow, and this is what the explanation looks like: (There is nothing visible below the "2 events" line.) Is this a bug?
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What do I do if it looks like I have a Stack Overflow user that is messing with me?

I have some strange multiple undownvotes, downvotes, and reputation movement on my Stack Overflow account over the last 2 days: 6 - yesterday +2 03:00 undownvote defining date in json file +2 ...
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Rolling back your own edits within the grace period doesn't delete the revisions

If you edit a post within an editing grace period and undo all your initial changes, the revision is silently destroyed. That is, except when you use the rollback function, which is not how it should ...
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Undoing your own edits within the grace period doesn't delete the revision if the previous editor was Community

Okay, here's a fairly obscure one. Normally, if you edit a post, then undo all your changes again within the grace period (manually that is, rollback doesn't work), the revision will be silently ...
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Number of votes on duplicate suggestions while asking a question are placed wrongly [duplicate]

While asking a question we get some suggestions for duplicates with the number of votes. But it is not place correctly. Have a look at this: Those questions are listed as follow: Why are these ...
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