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This is a matter of targeted voting - AKA "serial voting". Our network expects users to vote for posts based on their merits, not based on who wrote the post. When someone goes on a massive voting spree for a specific user, which is what happened in this case, those votes are generally caught by the system and automatically reverted. You were given 20 ...

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You link to it in your comment to your answer to question Applying FIR filter to data with different sample rates. One can't remember everything, I guess. The title of the question was also edited, so maybe you saw it without a mention of "Voss algorithm".

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It means that someone upvoted lots of your posts without voting so much for anyone else. The SE algorithms flag this and reverse any votes so detected.

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This issue has been discussed quite a lot elsewhere: link, link (and more links from there ...) And don't you worry about 290 points, I'm the main victim :)

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The problem is, I think, that the standard close reasons from SO changed. These are the current ones: i.e. Duplicate, Needs more focus, and Needs details or clarity. The other options are: and we only have three that we can change: General programming, working code, and homework question. I'd be happy to change one of those three back to "Too Broad", ...

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I agree that it's silly to have to change more than a certain number of letters to qualify as a valid edit. Leave a typo in because it's a one character change? Those $cos()$ and $sin()$ without the backslash really bug me too.

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See this post on Meta SE, specifically the bolded piece on the fourth bullet point: Who can vote on a suggested edit? The owner of a post or a moderator may cast a binding vote to accept or reject > any modification of their post. All users with the edit privilege may vote on suggested edits to posts. Users with 5000 rep may vote on suggested ...

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During the second bounty period, if you answer did not result in an automatic bounty: Approximately 24 hours after the end of the bounty period (once the grace period ends), if the bounty starter has not manually awarded the bounty, the bounty may be awarded automatically. If the author offered the bounty, and accepted an answer that was posted during the ...

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So I found that this has to do with the recent Safari update to version 10.1. My issue and screenshots are from Safari 10.1.1. This is also reported on Physics meta SE, on mathoverflow meta, and explained in issue #1709 on the MathJax tracker. UPDATE: As of today (September 25th, 2017) with Safari 11.0, this issue has been fixed. All exponent symbols fall ...

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I'm not sure? It looks OK to me: $\hat a$ ?

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Are you certain that you were logged in, etc? By the look of it, this edit was proposed by an anonymous user. There are no other edits/actions made with respect to that question.

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That was probably me! I'm not sure what happened. I saw that the "default" off-topic reason was duplicated in the custom reasons. So I deleted the custom reason, and tried to enable another one (about homework, which we seem to be getting a few of). But when I go to that mod page now, ALL the custom reasons have been deleted. The odd things is, the ...

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Yes, I've noticed that too. I think it's because we are getting more users being active on the site. See this question on the main SE meta site to answer why it's happening. Any time a user without the vote-to-close privilege flags the question for a canned vote-to-close reason, it is automatically added to the close votes review queue as a way of reviewing ...

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I haven't had any problems for a long time so looks like this has been resolved. 🍻

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