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Community Wiki is a flag that can be applied to answers (and questions) which lowers the barrier for editing and prevents any rep gain/loss from voting.

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6 answers
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Purpose of Community Wiki

Update Community Wiki is no longer an option, across the network, for regular users when creating or editing a question. If a question should be flagged community wiki, flag a moderator for attention. ...
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34 votes
4 answers
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Remove CW conversion at 30 answers

Since most questions here can have an unlimited number of answers, I think the automatic conversion to CW when a question receives 30 answers should be removed. See also: Purpose of Community Wiki
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9 votes
3 answers
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Upvote In Community Wiki

Is there a reason to upvote community wiki posts? Does an upvote on the community wiki matter if there is no rep associated (why waste a vote on it if I can't give credit to someone for a good ...
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14 votes
2 answers
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Why has this question converted to Community Wiki?

I've just noticed that this question converted to Community Wiki after 16 answers had been posted. I thought that the threshold was after the 30th answer had been posted.
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7 answers
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What to do with Community Wiki? [closed]

Edit: Problem solved. As Mark Trapp points out, normal users can no longer mark CW. The consensus seems to be that community wiki is useless here, and we've been pointing this out in various question ...
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10 votes
2 answers
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remove CW status for this answer? (hashing algorithms testing by Ian Boyd)

Which hashing algorithm is best for uniqueness and speed? Particular answer to above question has been made CW per automatic rule (quote source): The post has been edited ten (10) times by the ...
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8 votes
2 answers
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The 15-answer CW conversion really sucks.

I'm just going to say it. The community-wiki auto conversion sucks. And it's not (really) the rep, either. I have been racking my brain trying to figure out why I don't have a career tag badge. ...
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1 answer
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Is it possible to remove the Community Wiki status of a question?

I noticed my question was automatically updated to Community Wiki after 15 answers, and that prevents me from enjoying the upvotes. Is it possible to remove this status? Note: the question only had ...
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