On Area 51 yesterday my score was 258 points.

From yesterday I've gained 35 points, but today my score is... 190!

How is it possible?

I attach my point by post (screenshot from Area 51).

Reputation movement


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Related I just lost 1k+ rep – James Jenkins Dec 8 '16 at 23:40
up vote 4 down vote accepted

We have a daily scheduled task that invalidates votes that match malicious-looking patterns. In this case, looks like someone did go ahead and cast a bunch of upvotes that got picked up by this tool and reversed about 17 hours ago.

So why, then, did it not show "voting corrected" on their reputation page? – Stephen Leppik Dec 8 '16 at 20:35
@StephenLeppik Because Area 51 is based on an older code set that did not have any of that fancy stuff. – Adam Lear Dec 8 '16 at 20:38
@AdamLear: Ok, but if those votes are malicious, you remove that increment but I remain to 258 (instead of 293) but I dropped to 190! – Joe Taras Dec 8 '16 at 23:12
@JoeTaras Adam didn't say which votes were removed. They may have been some time ago, and the total amount removed was 103 – Rob Dec 8 '16 at 23:14
@Rob: Ok. If Area51 has "voting corrected" notification, for trasparency is better. – Joe Taras Dec 8 '16 at 23:18

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