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How does “Reputation” work?

I cant see the reputation votes in the thread that people voted me up. I can see it only in my profile. Is this intended?

Here is one example: Symfony Question: How to get/read the HTML content of a page?

In my profile says I got 10 reputation upvote from my post there, but when I enter that thread, I only see 1 upvote instead the actual 10 upvotes.

Sorry if this has been answered before.

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"This question covers exactly the same content as ..." In the FAQ you must click in expand reputation in order to see how it works. I think its not very intuitive for new users which quickly searchs for the vote and reputation system. –  xtrm Oct 1 '12 at 12:17
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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Each answer upvote gives you ten rep points, question upvotes give you five. Each downvote takes away 2. Each acceptance gives you 15.

It's all covered here.

Aside: and questions about Stack Overlow itself (rather than programming) are meant to be asked on meta.

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Thanks, really simple and usefull. Thank you for the tip, I will do so in future questions :) –  xtrm Sep 28 '12 at 8:38
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