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My reputation was decreased when I down-voted spam answers

I saw two questions with spam answers; I have down-voted these answers, and I saw that my reputation has been decreased. Why?
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Where will Drupal Answers be on November 5th?

Drupal Answers is sponsoring Drupal Camp Indy! The Indianapolis Drupal Camp will be held at the IUPUI Campus Center November 5th, 2011. Drupal Answers is sponsoring lunch for the conference, and I'...
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Answering my own question

I have asked some questions that nobody can answer; sometimes I find a solution, which is a workaround and is working fine for me, though it is not a real answer. In most cases the problem is a ...
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Will anybody help me gauge the quality of my question?

Will anyone help me gauge the quality of my Views question? The format of SE as QA—and not discussion—makes it difficult to get some questions I have about Drupal even started, if they are not asked ...
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Illegal account name?

I noticed there's somebody using an account named drupal (see https://drupal.stackexchange.com/users/3294/drupal), can we please block this, people will think this is some account associated with ...
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Should Drupal.SE send reps to DrupalCon?

Okay, I know I want to go to DrupalCon... but I'm just an SE employee. We want to hear what the community thinks. There was already a short promotion post related to the conference, but March is ...
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What should the description for the “arguments” tag be?

arguments doesn't have a description, and the tag could be used for different purposes (e.g. function arguments). To avoid this, the tag should have a description. What should its description be? If ...
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Appropriate response for questions that could be answered by searching first?

I have seen a few questions recently that could have been answered (or not asked in the first place) if a someone had taken time to a web search first. I am not talking about duplicates or frequent ...
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Would a way to flag questions as “needs more information” be useful?

There are many questions where users post an initial, incomplete question, which can not be answered without more information. For example, they post a question about a error/issue with their code/...
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Why is a question about a Drupal update.php warning message not related with Drupal?

How can I avoid a warning about the PHP mbstring extension? was closed, and I disagree; this message appears when you try to update a module from update.php interface. And to be more clear, my ...
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Promotion at Drupalcon Denver

Hopefully, I'll be able to attend Drupalcon Denver (march 2012). How can I / other attendees help promote this site? Or, on the other hand, is promotion necessary? There is a similar question and an ...
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Why are most “high reputation” users worrying more about the “form” rather than the “content” of the questions?

I really love this site and i learned a lot from it but I recently felt like most high rep users seems to worry more about correcting grammar issues in questions rather than actually bringing answers ...
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How to get more votes on questions?

On an average day, the questions-list on e.g. the frontpage, has (almost) only questions with 0 points. How can we encourage people to vote up on good questions, and vote down on badly asked (vague, ...
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Review page gives me 404

Anyone is noticing a problem on DA review page? It currently gives me a 404 error.
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Negative scores in the “Review New Users Posts” are shown on two lines

I was looking at the review page, and noticed that negative scores are shown on two lines instead of one.
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Privileges page percentage alignment

On the privileges page there percentages are miss-aligned. I'm on a mac using the latest stable chrome build.
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Is drush covered under Drupal Answers

Is drush covered under the remit of Drupal Answers? For: It's a drupal extension Interacts with core and contrib modules PHP with hook like system similar to Drupal Against: It's a cli tool Not ...
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New Design Launched [closed]

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. If you're still seeing the old favicons,...
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Should we have a “form-alter” tag?

I was pursuing questions today, and ran across jQuery hotkeys plugin. The accepted answer shows how to use hook_form_alter() to accomplish what the OP wanted to do. Given that a lot of work with ...
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EeeeeK! What happened to my privilieges?

As you can see from a previous post from Jin, Design for Drupal Answers, once Jin has completed the new theme that is used for Drupal Answers, we will get out of the beta phase. The most important ...
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Is it possible to remove the red underscoring of “Drupal”

It'll be better if the word Drupal doesn't get an ugly highlight from the spell checker (at least in this website). I was wondering if it was possible.
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Design for Drupal Answers [closed]

I'm Jin, and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic. However, all sites ...
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Is the “Strunk & White” badge not given anymore?

I have noticed that Laxman13 has gained the "Strunk & White" badge, but googletorp, with more than 80 edits, didn't get it. Why? Is the badge not assigned anymore? The reason I am asking is that ...
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What Drupal-specific solution resources are there on the web? Does DSE have/need this?

I just recently discovered Drupal Bin. Personally, I can't find anything on the site with a search, and yet I know I will find it useful later when I graduate from Views/CCK/Panels stage of Drupal ...
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“data-migration” and “migrate” tags as synonym of “migration”

There were questions using data-migration and migrate, and I removed the tags from those questions. In the case the tags keep being used, would making them synonym of migration make sense? How much ...
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What is the difference between the “access” and “user-access” tags?

There are questions tagged access, and questions tagged user-access; as far as I know, the term access is always used to refer to user access. Is there any reason to have both the tags? Update: As ...
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Show a description for the tag even when the users enter a partial string for the tag

When I first click on the field to enter the tag, I see a list of some tags with their description. When I enter some characters because I want to select a tag I know, I only see a list of possible ...
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How should the “drupal.org” tag be renamed?

I have seen some users using drupal.org for questions that are not about drupal.org; probably they pick up that tag because it contains the word "drupal." This reminds me of when on drupal.org users ...
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Does asking help for troubleshooting a Views query fall under the umbrella of Drupal Answers?

Asking for help with creating a View is more or less troubleshooting Views module settings; it is not exactly a question. For example, I have an existing site in PHP and I wish to convert it to ...
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Is it considered bad behavior to reuse an answer for many questions?

I answered how to default value to select list CCK with form_alter earlier, and noticed in the related section a bunch of questions following the same patter regarding CCK and hook_form_alter(). So I ...
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Requesting migrations from Stack Overflow

I'm a moderator on Stack Overflow, and I've recently noticed quite a few flags asking for questions that might be a better fit on Drupal SE to be migrated. While we generally agree with most of the ...
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How to handle users that re-add their deleted tags?

Kiamlaluno edited a question to remove selectquery which isn't (and don't think will be) a popular tag on this site; just after this, the user retagged the question just for the hope to gain the "...
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Is the “display” tag specific to Views, or can it be used in different contexts?

display doesn't have a description, which would probably help in understanding when to use it. Should display be only used for Views, or does it have a wider meaning? In the latter case, should we ...
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Are questions that are migrated after the OP accepted an answer still considered accepted even if the OP doesn't have an account on Drupal Answers?

The question What module should I use for showing mixed XML sources? has been migrated, apparently, after the user accepted the given answer, and the user doesn't have an account on Drupal Answers. ...
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Why are some questions highlighted with a blue (now yellow) background?

When I am viewing a list of questions of DA, some have a while background and some a blue. I thought that it may be a zebra effect but it isn't. I can't quite work out the logic behind why a questions ...
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The flair shown in the user profile doesn't show the correct reputation

To answer to a question on a different meta site, I looked at my flair on Drupal Answers, and noticed that one out of four flair doesn't report the correct reputation. It should not be a problem of ...
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How should questions that just suggest to read a tutorial on an external site be considered?

There is a user that in his answers keeps to suggest tutorials that are all hosted on the same site. He replied to five different questions, and in all of them there is a link to the same website; one ...
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Can adding version tags be mandatory?

I have seen a lot of questions lately that will have different answers, depending on whether the user is running Drupal 6 or Drupal 7. Very often the first comment is "What version of Drupal?" Is ...
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What is the purpose of this answer?

The answer given from soos to Allow comment homepage URLs without http:// is suggesting what already reported in an answer given four months before; the only difference is that, apart being less ...
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Have we now passed beta criteria?

We now have 90% questions answered, and 10 users over 2K rep. I think that is the criteria for a beta site to graduate. Is there anything else we need to do, do we get notified I am not quite sure ...
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Can I see custom flags, or is this a comment automatically added?

Looking at the list of the flagged posts, I noticed the following one: There is not a flag reason for an answer that is duplicating another answer already given for another question. I guess that two ...
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Is adding two answers playing the system?

Adding two different answers to me has a meaning when the answers are both CW, as in the case I am answering a question that is a CW. Does it make sense to add two different answers, in other cases? ...
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Should you expand questions that are too basic?

Today someone asked How to add a cck "select list" to your content type. IMO, this question was too basic, so I expanded it to How to have CCK "Select list", Checkbox and/or radio button field on my ...
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Inline tag editing sometimes doesn't work

Lately, I had problems with inline editing of tags. I hover the mouse close to the list of tags used in a question, I click on the "edit tags" link that appears, and I change the tags in the text ...
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Can we delete the “nod” tag?

There is nod; I think this was created by mistake. Is it possible to delete it, so that it doesn't get misused?
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How do increase the “Answered” Percentage Rate?

I stumbled across the stats for all of the SE sites and was interested to see the "Answered" rates of other sites. While DSE is doing pretty well (88%), I know we can do better. One of the biggest ...
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A piping-hot bowl of new Moderator Pro Tempore

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Make “view” a synonym of “views”?

I noticed some users marked questions with the view tag instead of the widely used views tag which already has the synonyms views-2, views-3. With Views being such a popular module it would make ...
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Are we being too permissive on the kind of answers being posted?

I noticed that in some cases, there are answers that are not answers. Trade-offs between Job Queue vs. Drupal Queue The question is asking what is the difference between two modules that have the ...
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First time on the site so I will preemptively counter your “welcomes” with “thanks,” however

Can anyone tell me how you reply to other people's answers? So all I see is the "link" and "edit" options down there but I also see lots of comments on the actual answers. Come on, making new users ...

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