When a question or answer is voted up, the user who posted it will gain points. These points serve as a rough measure of the community trust in that person. Various moderation tasks are gradually assigned to the users based on those points.
For example, if you ask an interesting question or useful answer, it will likely be voted up. On the other hand if the question is poorly-worded or the answer is misleading - it will likely be voted down. Each up vote on a question will generate points
, whereas each vote against will subtract points
. The following table lists points gained per activity:
Posting an answer:
Per up vote on your answer:
The following table lists point requirements for each type of moderation task.
Points for moderations and other permissions are yet to be updated. Check this page for any updates or we will announce the new updates as notifications.
For example you need 65 points to create your own signatures. Your signatures will be shown then below every questions and answers you made.