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How are karma points determined? [closed]

asked 2014-01-19 13:09:53 +0200

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updated 2014-01-19 16:35:41 +0200

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The questions about karma give a good overview, and the FAQs explain how many points are needed for certain rights, but where is the chart of what deeds get how many points? Inquiring minds want to know....

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
close date 2016-02-18 17:07:52.880329

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answered 2014-01-19 16:33:15 +0200

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Karma loss and gain rules (current settings)

+10  Gain for receiving an upvote
+15  Gain for the author of accepted answer
+2   Gain for accepting best answer
+2   Gain for post owner on canceled downvote
+1   Gain for voter on canceling downvote
–2   Loss for voter for canceling of answer acceptance
–5   Loss for author whose answer was "un-accepted"
–2   Loss for giving a downvote
–2   Loss for owner of post that was flagged offensive
–10  Loss for owner of post that was downvoted
–10  Loss for post owner when upvote is canceled
–30  Loss for owner of post that was flagged 3 times per same revision
–100 Loss for owner of post that was flagged 5 times per same revision
Maximum daily reputation gain per user: +200

See also:
Tagged karma-points
Tagged badges

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Can someone confirm if this classification is accurate? Thanks.


+2   For accepting best answer
+1   On canceling downvote
–2   For giving a downvote
–2   For canceling of answer acceptance

Question or answer post owner:

+10  For receiving an upvote
+2   On canceled downvote
–2   If flagged offensive
–10  If downvoted
–10  On canceled upvote
–30  If flagged 3 times per same revision
–100 If flagged 5 times per same revision

Answer post owner:

+15  On accepted answer
–5   On "un-accepted" answer
LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2020-07-30 21:37:41 +0200 )edit

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