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Why did Leon Meier get suspended for a year for “voting irregularities”?

I know this user was argumentative and seemed to be not-so-subtly trolling the site in many ways but his profile says he was suspended for "voting irregularities". What does that mean? Does that mean ...
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I notice that if I downvote an answer, I lose reputation points - how come?

How come I lose reputation points for downvoting? Is reputation sort of like a "currency" and that it "costs" me reputation points to downvote an answer? I currently upvoted back that answer, since ...
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What will happen to the daily reputation over 200 units?

Assume, someone's reputation within a day exceeds the threshold 200 units. What will happen to the rest of it?... Will it be considered for the next day to be applied or it will be lost?
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Protected status won't let me answer question, even though I have enough rep through association

This question is now protected due to supposed "low-quality answers", and the banner says that I cannot answer it until I have "10 rep on this site". I have 101 rep, 1 of which came from joining and ...
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mass up-voting yourself with a second account

How to prevent that from happening? For example, I definitely do not believe that this surge of reputation actually happened: https://academia.stackexchange.com/users/6393/espanta?tab=reputation