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Social interaction sites have ignore lists. Stack Exchange is not a social interaction site. There is no ignore list on Wikipedia. There is no ignore list on Stack Exchange either. If somebody is not nice, then flag the offending post or comment to let moderators know. Do not respond in kind. Stack Exchange chat is a social interaction medium and it does ...


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There's been 2 events that I'm aware of that recently took place. Both of these bothered me personally because these individuals were violating the "spirit" of how SE sites are suppose to work. Incidentally it seemed odd in retrospect in watching these two individuals because they both had many answers with high up-votes which seemed odd to be from my ...


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I think your reaction is both disproportionate (it certainly doesn't warrant the sort of emotive language you used: it's the Internet, it's not personal), and misguided. The user (whoever they are) deserves the reputation for their contribution. In all communities, there are a wide range of roles where people can volunteer their time, commensurate with ...


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I don't know exactly who you're talking about (and I have an idea who) but removing those items is perfectly fine, IMO. So what if he get's 2 points in this manner per edit, as soon as he gets to 2K that incentive goes away and if he continues then he's providing a service, which may be viewed as low value, but non the less it's providing the site with "some"...


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The majority of my questions have been neutrally or positively received but there are three very slightly naive questions which were downvoted You actually have quite a few downvoted questions, they were just automatically deleted by the system. Since it is my understanding that the software resets itself every 6 months it feels as if there must be a bug....


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Experimentally, users with the same reputation seem to be listed in decreasing order of ID number. In other words, whoever joined the site most recently is listed first. This doesn't carry over in the voters and editors tab. There, reputation is the second criterion but decreasing ID isn't the third criterion.


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