I'm referring to this question: Who were the Hellenistic and Hebraic Jews of Acts 6:1?

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    Did you down vote an answer? That gives you -1 to reputation (and is not related to asking, answering, or commenting on).
    – ScottS
    Commented Sep 27, 2015 at 16:17
  • I must have. Thanks for the clarification.
    – user10231
    Commented Sep 27, 2015 at 16:26

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  • Thanks. That was my first down vote, for which I simultaneously received the "Critic" badge so my stock is doing okay and the investors are satisfied.
    – user10231
    Commented Sep 30, 2015 at 11:50

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