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I answered a question this morning, and shortly thereafter it was up-voted and accepted (presumably the up-vote came from the asker).

However, my rep has only increased by 10, rather than the expected 25 (up-vote + accepted answer). It has been 15 minutes since the answer was accepted ... is it a bug, or is the reputation boost from accepted answers on a timer nowadays?

Edit: This is the first and only up-vote/accepted answer I have had today, so it's not related to the daily reputation cap.

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Same case here with one question. Rep shows 25 rep gained, but only 10 points increase... Rep graph shows that I surpased 70 rep, but only 69 is shown. – MaLKaV_eS Aug 25 '09 at 9:35

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Chances are you lost an entirely different accepted answer. Unfortunately there's no way to track or find that.

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Ah you could be right! I should look through some of the candidates and see if that's the case. So having answers "unaccepted" doesn't show on the reputation tracker? – Matt Hamilton Aug 3 '09 at 0:00
No it doesn't show in reputation or history although it's been requested meta.stackexchange.com/questions/1659/… – cletus Aug 3 '09 at 0:06
I'll accept this answer because it seems like the only explanation (despite it being a heck a of a coincidence!). – Matt Hamilton Aug 3 '09 at 0:11

Your profile and Jon's tracker both show you as earning 25 points for that question.

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You're right - my "recent activity" page does say 25 points, yet my rep only increased from 20,950 to 20,960. Unless it's some sort of caching issue at my end. – Matt Hamilton Aug 2 '09 at 23:12
+1 for spotting that, by the way, even though it doesn't explain the discrepancy in rep gain. – Matt Hamilton Aug 2 '09 at 23:15

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