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Why is a user's reputation re-calculated when one of their posts is deleted?

To an extent, the reputation system is supposed to be self-regulating. Upvoted posts flow to the top, downvoted ones go to the bottom, and sufficiently negatively scored posts can be deleted by the ...
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Why is a user's reputation re-calculated when one of their posts is deleted?

The concept behind reputation changes being reversed when a post is deleted is that it's supposed to be as if the post never happened (which means nobody got to vote on it). This is reinforced in a ...
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