Well, you have not clearly mentioned about the status of your resource when you got 5 points and when you got 3 points. If in the new submissions you have got 5 points and subsequently when edited and approved if you get 3 points then, 3 points are final one, as Sushila mam has observed. Also whenever post such forum threads, do not forget to give the link of your post, so that our Webmaster may be in a position to explain you things in a little more better manner.
My best wishes.
Regards - Lakshmi S