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Should reputation for questions vs answers depend on site? [duplicate]

There's a Stack Exchange website that provides a lot of value to me, but they are at a situation which, in my opinion, the 5:10 reputation ratio is not fair because providing an answer is much more ...
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Should the weight of question upvotes be increased network-wide?

Stack Exchange has expressed an interest in increasing the reputation earned from question upvotes from 5 to 10 on all sites. Do you think this is a good idea?
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Should the weight of question upvotes be reduced?

After thinking about Should the weight of downvotes be increased? which I declined for the reasons specified in my answer, and Please charge rep for questions after threshold I have a proposal. ...
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Turbocharging the Roomba: solutions for premature deletion

A couple weeks ago, I asked for help: How can we stop premature deletion? And I got some fantastic responses. A big thanks to everyone who participated in that discussion - you're the reason I don't ...
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How do weekly topic challenges work?

A handful of sites have conducted a variation of the "weekly topic challenge" idea. I, myself, have become quite fond of them since they do seem to be effective at increasing asking rate and can be a ...
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New reputation changes. Is applying it retroactively fair?

This is regarding this blog post: Important Reputation Rule Changes Hello, I'm one of those people that has earned at least half of their reputation asking questions. I can completely understand the ...
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Bounty-like facility for rewarding excellent questions

Amongst the reasons for starting a bounty, one can select: Reward existing answer One or more of the answers is exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty. Why not enable one to reward ...
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Why wasn't reputation loss on downvoted questions doubled as well?

The official reasoning behind doubling the reward for question upvotes from +5 to +10 was - when I understood it correctly - SE (inc.) wants to encourage the community to generate more "good" ...
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Today's change has retroactively changed the meaning of our past votes. Should we be able to change them?

TL;DR: today's change has retroactively changed the meaning of our past voting, and I'm uncomfortable with that. I want to point that out, as I feel it's a concern that's not been raised so far. I am ...
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Should we add more badges for asking questions?

This proposal was superseded asking days badges, which improves on the core concept. Early on, there was a question about whether Stack Overflow should add badges for asking lots of questions. At the ...
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Is there any impact analysis being done for the question reputation change similar to the one done in the past?

Rewarding the Questions Askers seems to be the opposite of this proposal. Back then, one of the answers included a nice analysis of what the effect would be when this change occurs. I think it would ...