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Why does it take time to lose reputation for downvoting? [duplicate]

Occasionally, I downvote a bad answer but the -1 is not subtracted immediately and may sometimes take a few hours. Why is that the case? Why is it not immediate like when gaining a reputation for an ...
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Why aren't there notifications about negative reputation changes? [duplicate]

Occassionally, my posts get down-voted. However, most of the time they are up-voted. When I get a positive reputation change, you get a notification at the top of the site that says +whatever ...
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Why don't negative rep changes show in the topbar? [duplicate]

If I am upvoted, +10 (or +5) appears in the top bar. But when I am downvoted, nothing notifies me except rep changes.And if I am on another SE site, I won't know that I got downvoted until I view my ...
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Allow an edit to notify downvoters: “I think I've fixed the issue now - please check”

To me, a downvote usually indicates a problem with an answer. When I downvote it's to mark the answer as having a problem, not the person. If the answer is fixed, I want to remove that downvote - but ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

Are you familiar with tapas? These are little appetizers invented in Spain that people enjoy while talking and drinking in the cool of the evening. What makes them so great is that you get a ...
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Please show us when we lose an accepted answer

Sometimes (like today) I see that an answer of mine that had been accepted is no longer the accepted answer. Thing is, I have absolutely no idea which one and I'd really like to see which one to ...
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If downvoting is so important, why does it cost reputation?

I've just read that downvoting is used to ban poor askers. However, there are many, many members who will never dare downvote anything because of that little 1 rep. (Besides, I think downvoting is not ...
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Ignore the rep change caused by placing bounties in the achievements reputation indicator

This idea was inspired by New Rep indicator stops when having negative score. Quick summary of that post: OP placed a bounty, decreasing rep by 500. After that, new rep increases were not shown by the ...
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Let me know I have upvotes even after hitting the rep cap

When you cap, you don't see any upvotes you get on your profile, therefore, you don't have any update on how your questions / answers are doing unless you look at them manually. Capping the 200 ...
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New Rep indicator stops when having negative score

Today I gave a bounty of 500 rep to this question. This results of course in a negative score for today. Since then I don't get any more notifications for new rep in the new top-bar on meta. Only ...
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1answer
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When did the rep notification for downvotes disappear?

I recently asked a meta question which is getting lots of downvotes (too bad it's not Winterbash anymore, would have been good for a few hats). However, I am not getting the nice little -2/-4/-6 ...
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What to do with a question with nine downvotes? [duplicate]

Recently I got nine downvotes for one of my questions which I think is OK to be asked in Stack Overflow: Is the preprocessor macro "#define TRUE FALSE'" valid? The question is on ...
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Is it the inflation? [duplicate]

I offered a bounty (50 rep) on my question and it expired. It still haven't got the attention I need for it to change something so I wanted to add another 50 rep to try and get an answer. Now I ...
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2answers
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Is the downvoting of this question with many solutions warranted?

I answered What's the best way to remove items in a NSMutableDictionary?. The question poses a simple question with many solutions. It offers nothing in the way of attempted solutions. However, the ...
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Topbar tells me about a +1 recovered from a deleted DVed post, but detail view doesn't show it

The topbar only tells us about reputation gains (see related issue with lost rep). But sometimes it only half-tells us: The explanation of that +1 is nowhere to be found here. An answer that I ...

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