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Linked account +100 rep bonus also applied to account with 200

today(2011-08-22) I earned only 10 points on reputation on http://stackoverflow.com, but later in the evening my score increased by 100 more points without any reason visible in the reputation history.

Is this a bug, a magic gift, or what ?

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marked as duplicate by Lance Roberts, Toon Krijthe, M. Tibbits, Jeff Atwood Aug 23 '11 at 3:28

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Short answer: It's a magic gift. :) – John Aug 22 '11 at 21:00
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You joined User Experience today, and you had more than 200 points on Stack Overflow: 100 bonus on both sites!

Your reputation report will also list "rep from bonuses: 100" for associating accounts.

(You should also have received a top-bar notification for that, as far as I know.)

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Good work, I missed that. – Matthew Read Aug 22 '11 at 20:40

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