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A few minutes ago I saw on my profile page that the reputation tab said -15. But when I go to that tab, the -15 isn't reflected anywhere (nor is it listed in the /reputation list), even though the reputation was removed from my score. I do have the checkmark next to "show removed posts."

I would expect this was an un-accept, and if so, I'd love to know which one it was (maybe I posted a bad answer that was accepted at the time, and since has received a better answer - I can learn from that too!).

But there doesn't seem to be a way to figure out where this happened. This seems related to this question:

unexplained reputation loss

But the answer there doesn't explain why it isn't shown in the rep list (and I think it is also from before the changes to rep calcs). I see unaccepts in my rep timeline that definitely do show -15, so I'm not sure what the difference may be...

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I'm seeing the same thing, actually. It's fine if it's an unaccept, but shouldn't it be listed in my reputation events? – Al E. Jun 28 '12 at 15:13
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[T]he answer there doesn't explain why it isn't shown in the rep list[.]

Somebody accepted one of your answers today and unaccepted it after you had already seen the +15 change in your profile.

Unaccepting an answer the same day it got accepted doesn't create a second entry on your reputation page; it just removes the previous entry.

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That seems strange to me. Why abolish all evidence of an accept then unaccept, when the opposite history remains intact (even when it occurs during the same minute)? Do you have a source that confirms the behavior you suggest is documented, much less by design? – Aaron Bertrand Jun 28 '12 at 14:35
Quick accept/unaccepts shouldn't show in the rep history at all, should they? Or is it that they don't repeat? I remember there was a request to change that behavior after people were seeing 5 accept/unaccepts in a row – Ben Brocka Jun 28 '12 at 14:35
@Ben did you look at the image I posted in my comment? Perhaps I should add that to the question as a counter-example. It doesn't make sense to me that accept -> unaccept would disappear but unaccept -> accept would be maintained. – Aaron Bertrand Jun 28 '12 at 14:37
Saw that after posting. I guess it does pop up. Not sure what happened then. – Ben Brocka Jun 28 '12 at 15:09
I guess the intention was to not clutter up the reputation history in case somebody changed his mind quickly. Similarly, un(up|down)votes aren't displayed either if the unvote happened fast enough. I'd like to see this changed though. The rep history could still get cleaned up a couple of days later. @BenBrocka: The screenshot displays a reaccept. That seems to be different. – Dennis Jun 28 '12 at 15:12

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