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As you can see from the image below, today I have received 5 reputation from a question upvote. Also today I selected my own answer to one of my own questions. For some reason that selection has reduced my reputation by two points, as evidenced by the "3" reputation I have amassed for today.

Is that expected? I wouldn't think so as the "Tiling Simplex Noise" line in the Reputation breakdown seems confused, and in general docking points for answering your own question doesn't make sense either.

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Update: Here is what stackoverflow.com/reputation reveals, which doesn't corroborate the above:

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Hm. What does it say in stackoverflow.com/reputation? –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Apr 27 '12 at 17:14
    
Hm, too ;-) –  Arjan Apr 28 '12 at 10:22

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up vote 11 down vote accepted

You had previously accepted this deleted answer which you had received the standard +2 reputation for. Accepting your own answer automatically unaccepted the old one, so you lost those 2 points.

Make sure the "show removed posts" box all the way at the bottom of your reputation tab is checked so it will show reputation changes for deleted posts.

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Thanks for the explanation; how does that match up with the latter screenshot? Even still, it would have been helpful for the interface to indicate '-2' for that question (bonus for a comment akin to "you changed the accepted answer to your own") –  fbrereto Apr 27 '12 at 17:18
    
@fbrereto Did you trigger a recalc? The old value of 16011 might be a cached value that just hasn't been updated yet. –  Bill the Lizard Apr 27 '12 at 17:20
    
I just triggered the recalc. No change. –  fbrereto Apr 27 '12 at 17:21
    
I am just now seeing 16011 as my reputation on SO. What happened to the -2 that is suppsedly justified by my change? Was that a result of my triggering a recalc? –  fbrereto Apr 27 '12 at 17:24
    
Thanks for the tip about the checkbox, Bill -- I see it now! –  fbrereto Apr 27 '12 at 17:25

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