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The image above is a screen shot of my Rep History, in the space of 3 minutes a bunch of my questions were downvoted, particular 4 in one minute, 3 in another.

While some i could accept the downvote however some like "Do you import all Story Mode characters?" and "What are the requirements to get the floor jump?" i don't believe there was any reason to downvote them, also 7 of the 8 were the my most recent questions as such would appear at the top of my questions list, the 8th one i suspect was hunted down as it's was not a recent question which would explain the time gap

i suspect serial downvoting however i am unsure if the system had yet to detect it or if the conditions just havn't been met. so i am wondering is there like a scheduled time when the system picks this up or does it do the check every time a person downvotes?

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The system checks periodically, but it's not instantaneous. If you don't see a reversal in a few days, feel free to contact a mod or the community team to have it investigated further, but I wouldn't worry about it just yet.

  • I'm more worried about unanswered questions being removed by Community since once on another SE a question which had been open for a long time suddenly got a downvote and was automatically deleted and i didn't even notice until i refresh the tab i had opened (at the time i was closing off hundreds of abandoned tabs in Chrome) – Memor-X Jul 24 '14 at 2:34
  • Community doesn't delete anything other than Spam or Offensive content. If something was deleted, it was either done by a Moderator, or a trio of 20k users. – LessPop_MoreFizz Jul 24 '14 at 2:36
  • Community will delete closed or unanswered questions, if they have a net neutral or negative value. Closed questions take ten days. Unanswered questions take a year, though. – Frank Jul 24 '14 at 2:44
  • @Memor-X what Frank said; it literally takes an entire year. – LessPop_MoreFizz Jul 24 '14 at 2:46
  • ok, then i probably don't have to worry then about the system deleting some of those unanswered questions for quite a while than – Memor-X Jul 24 '14 at 2:48
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From personal experience it's reversed at 3:00 UTC.

For serial Downvoting

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and serial Upvoting

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Both were reversed on different days at the same time.

  • I don't know if its just a coincidence, but I also had a serial upvoting reversed at 03:02 UTC. – Caleb Jul 24 '14 at 9:08
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    It's not a coincidence. The script runs at around 3am utc – kalina Jul 24 '14 at 10:49

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