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I found strange behaviour of displaying the reputation in SO. Surprisingly, I haven't found any topic in Meta regarding this.

Here is an example. In the answer repo looks like 18.8k:

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When I hover, in the popup we see 18.7k:

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The exact repo level was 18,796 and it haven't changed for all the test period. Moreover, several times I have updated the page and the same difference remained.

Bug? or I didn't get something?

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@YannisRizos related, but not really the same. – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Oct 22 '12 at 20:50
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA That's what I said: related. Where do I say they are the same? – Yannis Oct 22 '12 at 20:54
@YannisRizos u ddnt :-P – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Oct 22 '12 at 20:55

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Caching - the user popup is aggressively cached. Stop getting so much rep in a day :)

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Yep, you're right. Now I have updated the page and the repo in the popup is on the same level as in the answer. I didn't believe that caching is soooo aggressive, not being in time with my slow answers today :) – VisioN Oct 22 '12 at 21:00

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