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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 ...
Dmitry Brant's user avatar
9 votes
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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 ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
9 votes

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 ...
Asmyldof's user avatar
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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 ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
7 votes
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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 ...
MarkU's user avatar
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5 votes
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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 ...
SamGibson's user avatar
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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 ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
5 votes
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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 ...
W5VO's user avatar
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3 votes
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upvotes tally is not reflected in actual tally in vote summary tab

Summarising the new information kindly added in a comment by toolic, which show that the problem has now resolved itself: I now see the "accept" in the reputation tab. and confirmed by the ...
2 votes

Reputation changes

If the user was low rep, they take the points away. If they were high rep (if I remember right, 6000+ rep) then they leave it. The rep can't be tracked
Voltage Spike's user avatar
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2 votes

Reputation changes

No, you cannot find out, all you get to see are the consequences. IIRC, when they remove a user, there is a choice to allow points to be removed or kept but they look at "the greater good" ...
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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.
Olin Lathrop's user avatar

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