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How can I help? Novice in Electrical

You are not a novice user. You have been around for nearly two years. On every StackExchange site on which you've posted questions, you have been told patiently how to improve them, and how to ...
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Points for the first and second answerer

If anything, we have the reverse problem. Twice in just the last few days, I saw a question with only one mediocre answer, wrote a good answer, and discovered that the OP had accepted the mediocre ...
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Points for the first and second answerer

Speed is not what I would like to see in answers. Way too many people already jump on new questions with badly worded, half explained answers that contain the truthful core of an answer, but none of ...
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Low quality question tag?

You have a history of asking poor questions. These get downvoted and/or closed, and the system has locked you out as a result. This is to protect the site from more of the same crap you've already ...
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I downvoted an answer today and that downvote shows to have deducted my reputation by 1. Why?

Another way to look at it is, once you've earned a few hundred reputation points, you can spend those hard-earned points moving bad answers down. Downvoting bad questions is free, but downvoting a ...
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How can I help? Novice in Electrical

This is getting ridiculous. You have clearly learned nothing from your previous questions here. Attempting to answer this question would be pointless, and just repeating what was previously said ...
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users below 50 rep can still comment OP

First, your answer was deleted and turned into a comment by a moderator. As long as your comment is relevant to the question, I'm not going to just delete it to enforce the rules, consider it some ...
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Accepting an answer based on the reputation of its sender/poster

Summary: Trying to understand why an OP does X or Y can't be answered with certainty, unless we ask that OP (and we might not be able to believe their reply - they might tell us what they think we ...
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Reputation change for removed questions

If you delete a question or answer then regardless of upvotes or downvotes your reputation will be reverted back to what it was before. So say for a question if you got 1 upvote (+5 reputation) and ...
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Is it possible to keep rep from being awarded?

To clarify, you are now asking "Say someone posts a really shitty answer and gets 10 rep, and I post a really good answer to the same question and get only 1. Is it possible that I might have gotten ...
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I downvoted an answer today and that downvote shows to have deducted my reputation by 1. Why?

That's the way the system works. Read the rules, then get over it.
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Is it possible to keep rep from being awarded?

A user can request to be dissociated from an answer. The answer becomes anonymous. This can be done only by community mods. This happens very rarely. To date, I'm not aware of a single such case ...
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