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On the users page of this site I have a bold 17 beside my name. Against my name in the other pages I have a reputation of 96. What does the 17 mean?

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You have a reputation score of 96 on Stackoverflow. Where do you see a 17? Can you show a picture? –  Zulakis Oct 6 '12 at 8:08
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17 is the rep you've gained this week, the default period. If you look at the top right, you can select a tab for week, month, quarter, year or all:

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For example, Jon Skeet currently only has 2,470 on the weekly page despite the fact he's approaching half a million overall.

For week, you do indeed have 17:

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If you select all, it gives you your overall rep of 96:

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Every Stack Exchange Network site has a unique reputation score.

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