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How do I read the history of my reputation?

I found something in my reputation history that I cannot explain. Could someone please put some light on this?

25 + 10 = 26

According to this log, 25+10=36

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marked as duplicate by animuson, jonsca, Toon Krijthe, Martijn Pieters, ChrisF Oct 18 '12 at 9:18

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Try checking the "show removed posts" checkbox.

That "invisible" +1 rep is almost certainly the result of a post you downvoted being removed.

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yep, that was it. Thanks. – yms Apr 21 '12 at 17:02
    
Has this question not been granted FAQ status yet? Something that explains generally how and why to use the "show removed posts" checkbox? – Cody Gray Apr 21 '12 at 23:44
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@TheEstablishment Iunno. Not that I'm aware of. Personally, I don't get why the preference even exists in the first place. Seems like a no-brainer to enable this as soon as you notice it. – a cat Apr 21 '12 at 23:50
    
@lunboks it is not that easy to notice... maybe the position should be changed to the top of the list instead of the bottom.Currently if I do not scroll all the way down I cannot see the checkbox. – yms Apr 22 '12 at 2:36

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