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1answer
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Should the number of upvotes correlate to the quality of the answer?

This is related to, but not a duplicate of, this question. There are many times when I see an good and/or accepted answer, and I start to upvote it, but then I stop because it already has more ...
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3answers
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New reputation factor: No questions penalty [closed]

Our site suffers from too many bad questions. We are the second worst site in the entire network regarding answer rate. Bad questions do not get answers and they drive away the most important ...
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4answers
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Adding tags should have a min. cap of 5k+

Currently we have a min. of 300 rep points, which is imo too low. In nearly every Q someone starts getting "creative" and adds a tag. Examples: headlineslider, flickr-slideshow-plugin, etc. This is ...
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2answers
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How to know why my reputation is deducted?

Okay here is what happened. I logged into WPSE an hour ago and saw my reputation is 504 and have I got one more privilege. That was good and motivating. ;) There was a questions that I flagged and ...
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1answer
80 views

What happens to reputation when I answer my own question?

I had a legitimate question that I legitimately needed an answer for, How to 301 private posts rather than 404? , and I put a bounty of 50 points up to get the answer. The answers given, at the time ...
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2answers
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Helping get more users 200+ reputation

As seen on Area51 and mentioned here in meta few times: Site leaving Beta (we are close aren't we?) should have around 150 users with 200+ rep and currently there's only 90 of them. Is it a good idea ...