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Do upvotes to questions on Writing Meta not result in reputation?

Voting on meta sites never results in a reputation change. See What is "meta"? in our site help: Votes on meta do not affect your reputation; your meta reputation is the same as your reputation on ...
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New posts that link a post using the old URL don't show up as "linked" on the sidebar

Ok, both old and new domains will now be recognized in on-site links. I've edited your example post to trigger re-scanning; other affected posts will be re-scanned the next time they're modified. ...
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How does a question become a Hot Network Question?

"Hotness" is automatically computed based on some combination of votes, number of answers, and velocity -- a new question that quickly gets a bunch of answers and/or votes will score higher. As far ...
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