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Correction for serial voting not received yet [duplicate]

I got my reputation back for the questions marked with green marker, but not for the questions marked with red color. This is not a duplicate. I saw that link before. I didn't get my reputation back....
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Two suggestions to mitigate abusive downvoting [duplicate]

The current functionality of [practically] unlimited downvoting encourages abusive users to engage in conduct that is shady and coward. Although downvotes also decrease voter's reputation score, the ...
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What happens to a serial downvoter reputation?

I have seen what happens to a serial downvoter, but I have some "follow on" questions: I saw my top 3 answers downvoted yesterday, and the system decided that this was "serial downvoting" - ...
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Stack overflow reversal voting algorithm unfair [duplicate]

I joined stackoverflow 4 months ago and got really excited (addicted too) on solving other people's issues and editing first posts etc... Day before yesterday I hit the 1k reputation bar but was ...
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Votes from same network deleted? [duplicate]

I am teaching my girlfriend, we are exchanging knowledge. She read my previous questions and upvoted some of them. Today all the reputation from that is deleted. Why? Is this a scam as she really ...
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Unable to earn reps through upvotes

Apparently yesterday, someone decided to serially upvote a bunch of my posts. As a result, I gained 196 points, but within an hour they were all reversed. That's all fine, understandable, and even ...
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Can a serial voting reversal be overridden?

I'm a regular participant at Video Production and have contributed dozens of answers, many concerning FFmpeg, over the past few months. Yesterday, one of the maintainers of FFmpeg, who is apparently ...
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“Spam Voting” - Should we stop it?

I've had a few concerns over a new form of "spam" - that is, through voting. A while back, I had seen some wild reputation increases to my account, amongst others, that seemingly felt weird - as I'...
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Serial downvoting with pauses

I had a discussion once, where the other person answer got deleted due to personal attacks (issue described here). Since then every few days about 2-3 of my questions/answers are downvoted at exactly ...
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Is serial or automatic favoriting considered abuse?

Much is said about serial voting; but I haven't seen anything about serial favoriting. If I decide to follow a particular user and mark all their questions as favorite, would that be considered ...
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Association Bonus Should Be Revoked for Accounts Caught “Cheating” [duplicate]

This user was recently caught plagiarising a significant number of answers on both Stack Overflow and on Share Point. Many of the plagiarised answers were deleted by a moderator. Apparently this user ...
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Alerting users in danger of being flagged for serial voting [duplicate]

EDIT: I've been recieving quite a bit of criticism over this question so I have edited it to hopefully reach a compromise that everyone can agree upon. While I disagree that imposing a downvote ...
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Serial downvoting causes poor appearance in reputation tab

In the past 2 days I have been serially downvoted by some user within a minute or so! I have read the following questions in MSE regarding serial downvoting however my questions here are somewhat ...
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Mutli-accounts and own up-voting

Recently I got the following strange situation: I accidentally lookup at a user's reputation and realized he has lost over 670 reputation on account removal. More suspicious is that he gained between ...
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Downvoting after I downvoted someone for giving a wrong answer [duplicate]

So, I downvoted someone on SO and commented WHY I did it. His answer was not what the question asked. In my opinion this is how the system works, right? So, directly after that I got 3 downvotes on ...
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Downvoted four times within a minute - serial downvoting? [duplicate]

I checked my rep today and I noticed I was down some points. Somebody has downvoted my question four times within 1 minute: Is this already serial downvoting? Will it be corrected by a rep-...
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serial downvoting not reverted

I received serial downvotes on April 16th and still don't get why. https://stackoverflow.com/users/666414/maxxyme?tab=reputation As read in the SO/SE help [1], I waited a few days for the script to ...
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Allow moderators to define reputation-limiting relationships between users who consistently display targeted voting

On Ask Ubuntu we've got a bunch of users who we believe to be friends at school together. They ask questions for each other to answer They vote for each other (and recently also against each other) ...
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Do serial voting detection scripts really work?

Last month (Jan 31 to be precise), I observed that 8 of my answers on Unix & Linux were upvoted within a couple of minutes. It seemed like serial upvoting but I decided upon waiting to see if it ...
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I didn't get the lost reputation points in serial downvoting back

I have been getting downvotes for the last few days. I think this is the handiwork of a single user, because all the downvotes are for different questions and the downvoting time differs hardly 1 ...
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Fix serial downvoting reversal to not apply to users spamming site front page with bad answers

The Problem (an example) This user's answers have been downvoted consistently as they are not very high quality. The also tend to come in bursts of nearly 10 often on older questions. They are not ...
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Why do I get punished because one person decided to serial upvote me? [duplicate]

I get the way the system works, unfortunately it's not fair on the victim - in this case me. Here's the deal: Today I have been serial upvoted, and have hit the rep cap as you can see in this ...
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Serial upvoting reversed after triggering reputation recalc [duplicate]

What happened: A little before 19:09 yesterday I found the reputation page. I clicked Trigger Reputation Recalc to see what happened. Within the next minute, I gained 92 reputation points. (See ...
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Serial upvoting [duplicate]

Please see my reputation changes here. Yesterday someone serially upvoted all my questions at around 11:46 to 11:57. Seeing which i stopped answering any more questions as all those would go reversed ...
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“Serial Upvoting Reversed” points seem to be incorrectly credited

The overall point is a complicated situation involving a downvote on a removed post, serial upvotes and their reversal. Normally, a downvote can be "made up" with additional upvotes beyond 20. ...
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Huge and weird upvoting reversal [duplicate]

Yesterday I faced somebody's angry and have downvoted several times so I asked the support about the reversal for downvotes and they answered that works same way as the upvoting reversal. Nice, but ...
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Is the script that reverses serial downvotes finicky?

A few days ago I noticed that I lost a few points when someone downvoted three answers of mine, each of which had a decent number of upvotes and were the accepted answer, in the span of about 20 ...
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Reputation reversed from my account [duplicate]

Today I found that my 145 reputation deducted from my account so can any one help about this?
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Serial upvoting reversed: I lost 0 reputation [duplicate]

Some goofball has been serial upvoting me for the past two days, and while I've sent out hunting parties to find the miscreant and taze him bro until he quits, I did notice an extreme oddity: When ...
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downvote negate 4 reputation points [duplicate]

Being a victim of serial-downvoting today I found an odd behavior for this post of mine two days before when someone downvoted the post it show as: and today again it shows: voting counts ...
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Can somebody check this “serial downvoting” for me?

Just looking at my reputation history, I see the following, which didn't get triggered in the detection script. I know it's only 6 points (I don't suspect the accept/unaccept entry), but it looks ...
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Serial voting rep calculation bug [duplicate]

I was visiting my profile. I noticed a -43 change on my reputation tab header. Confused as to why I would lose that much reputation as I haven't done much the past few days, I clicked it. To my ...
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Triggering reputation recalculation should trigger fraud calculations too

Someone just upvoted a great deal of my answers, and so these votes will be removed at the end of the day. I tried to trigger recalculation myself so they could be removed right away, but it didn't ...
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Weird behaviour with serial upvoting reversal

Okay, so I was a victim of serial upvoting yesterday. Someone just decided to upvote me 7 times in a very short space of time. Earlier today, as expected, I seen that I had -70 for Serial Upvoting ...
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Policy on reputation abuse from vindictive redditor trolls?

https://stackoverflow.com/users/430062/theodore-r-smith?tab=reputation I've angered one to two people on Reddit who have proceeded to downvote a great many of my posts in serial. Is there anything ...
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Does reversal of serial voting on community wiki posts affect reputation?

Earlier yesterday, someone serially upvoted me on Ask Ubuntu. That doesn't bother me as much as I know the votes would be reversed in a matter of time. But I noticed a possible bug in the serial ...
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Overzealous fan makes my rep explode then reversal ensues. Is the fan punished for such behavior?

I was surprised last morning to wake up to 666 rep, a 150 more than I had the night before. I looked at my rep ledger and saw that almost all of my answers were upvoted in a span of about 10 minutes. ...
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Is Stack Overflow's reputation system vulnerable to manipulation?

I'm concerned that some malicious users of the Stack Exchange network might get 20 (or 30, or 100) people to up-vote every question that they have ever posted on one of the Stack Exchange websites, ...
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Serial Downvoting Reversed with +4 bonus point

I was looking at a user's reputation tab https://stackoverflow.com/users/1437962/elyusubov?tab=reputation There is a serial downvoting happened on 20th June date( total 28 downvote at 02:48 hours ). ...
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Serial upvoting reversed - algorithm

I have read number of posts on serial upvoting being reversed. However I am still not sure why following occurred: Yesterday I got all famous reversal for a first time (-60 to be exact). And of ...
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Someone has done a run on me and I'm not sure what happens now

Someone has obviously taken a shine to me and voted me up to my reputation upvote cap of 200 in the last 15 seconds. Clearly this is going to get caught by the system and pulled back out tonight. So ...
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Is it a coincidence or am I down-voted deliberately?

On PHP modify TXT file my answer was down-voted first. Then up-voted twice. It took some time before it gets fixed on +1. Because in the mean time this answer had many events like up-vote, down-vote, ...
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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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Hey I just lost 350 points for “Serial upvoting reversed” [duplicate]

What is this? Can we please have some way of receiving an explanation? This seems like a system to punish people for leaving too many good answers. Although I did receive a lot of upvotes in a short ...
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Two recent suggested edits were not attributed to me in my reputation history

I recently suggested two edits to the tag wiki for the list tag (the body and excerpt), but found that they were not attributed to me in my reputation history. The same day, before suggesting the ...
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Can rep-recalcs and rep-removals show up on our Reputation pages?

I appear to have lost around 200 reputation sometime today. It looked like someone had systematically up-voted a bunch of my questions and answers from what I saw before it went; it could be a big ...
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Someone seems to be systematically upvoting my responses

I've just watched my reputation on Stack Overflow jump over 100 over the past 5 minutes or so due to someone upvoting all my recent responses in a batch, Is there anything in place on Stack Exchange ...
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What happened to 160 reputation points that magically show up yesterday within 1 sec and is now gone?

I know this might be a noob question, but I wish to find the answer. So, yesterday after finishing up a question with user521180, which he accepted and +2 rep, miraculously, seconds afterward I gain ...
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5K reputation loss in one day. How BIG is that?

Up until yesterday, I had 8,120 reputation; now my profile reports 3,991 2,128. It makes me feel like crying and I hate that too. Is this the real reputation count logic of SO? I hate this. You don'...
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Does the sock-puppet upvote canceller take into account ratio of your up-votes vs. other people's upvotes?

I was reading Bill the Lizard's response mentioning (rightfully so) that voting for the same user - even with good intentions - is an invitation to possibly hit "suspicious voting pattern" and have ...