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As an example here, do you lose reputation if you've answered a question that has later been closed? Would Fake Name keep his 3 upvotes?

I know I ask a lot about losing/gaining rep, I'm just interested.

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Reputation (both up, or down) is maintained against closed questions. Once a question (or answer) is deleted, then the associated reputation changes are reversed.

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It's also worth pointing out that if you delete your own question or answer it will remove any gain or loss of rep that you got from it. It makes for a nice incentive for a poorly matched question or answer to be removed by the submitter to recover their reputation and improve the overall quality of the site.

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