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Should votes on comments be incorporated into the reputation of the commentator?

The website does has the facility to upvote & flag comments & considers it to be an achievement to create a comment which has more than 5 upvotes - which shows that comments are taken ...
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Should we change the policy on downvotes

I think that the policy of the user losing reputation for casting is counterproductive as it disenfranchises users from giving honest opinion & expressing dissent. Shouldn't there be any change in ...
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A question about reputation loss while downvoting

I have observed that these days if any user downvotes a question then they don't loose any points. From this link from the Help page we find the following regarding when we loose reputation points: ...
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Can a suspended user gain or loose reputation during the period of suspension?

Suppose when a user was banned, he had 1000 reputation points. Suppose he was banned for a week. Now, assume that, in that one week, his posts received up and down votes amounting to an overall gain ...
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How to increase Voting contribution in Hinduism.SE?

Out of curiosity, I was checking Users > Voters section. To my surprise, I noticed that even with large amount of my absence from this site, I was holding 8th rank among the voters! I would rather say,...
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What is the reputation awarded for an accepted answer to a closed question?

What is the reputation awarded to an accepted answer for the question which are marked as duplicate, on hold etc., I know that it is +15 for an accepted answer for opened questions. Does it change for ...
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How much reputation you need to have in order to create a tag?

So how much reputation you need before you can create tags? How to discuss whether or not a tag is valid? Maybe I think it is but other members of this site will find it is not. In this particular ...