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I've noticed something odd happening on the Drupal Answers meta site.

The reputation shown in the top bar keeps jumping from:

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to:

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Am I (and my print screen function) just seeing things?

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This is happening on the programmers meta as well. –  Oded Apr 28 '12 at 16:09
    
No-repo on Movies' meta. –  TylerShads Apr 28 '12 at 16:09
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Probably to do with the different actual reputation one has on the main and meta sites and the new javascript polling code. –  Oded Apr 28 '12 at 16:09
    
And print-screen is soooo WinXP –  TylerShads Apr 28 '12 at 16:11
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@TylerShads I'm on OSX Lion - I don't know what they call it? iPrintScreen? ;) –  Clive Apr 28 '12 at 16:13
    
I cannot reproduce it on the same site. Do you have any extension, or UserScript that could interfere in some way? –  kiamlaluno Apr 28 '12 at 16:26
    
@kiamlaluno - I noticed this only when I get upvotes on the meta site. –  Oded Apr 28 '12 at 16:43
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@Oded That is probably why I don't notice the behavior. –  kiamlaluno Apr 28 '12 at 16:45
    
@kiamlaluno I don't have any SE specific extensions/UserScripts, no. I do have a few installed (YSlow/Adblock/some SEO tools), but nothing I imagine would interfere –  Clive Apr 28 '12 at 16:46
    
@Clive It is probably related with receiving votes on the meta site, as Oded said. I don't recall seeing any change in the reported reputation, even if one of my answers have been up-voted, though. –  kiamlaluno Apr 28 '12 at 16:48

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

Realtime reputation updates will be disabled on child metas since you can't really earn reputation on these sites. This will be in the next deploy.

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