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The reputation of the author of this answer shows as object to me. enter image description here

Even after clearing the cache or without being logged in. Only this user seems to be affected, and AFAICT it affects all his answers.

I have not that problem with safari though.
I know it's canary and it might just be a bug in the browser, but better safe than sorry.

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Don't see that here. Looks like a JS bug in your browser to me. Seeing as this is the Chrome beta channel, I'd say that breakage like this is the browser's fault, not SO. –  Martijn Pieters Mar 13 '13 at 11:26
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The actual problem here is that Tim Stones reputation reached "1470569069" and so was easier to represent in base-36. –  Time Traveling Bobby Mar 13 '13 at 11:40
    
I'm using Chrome, just double checked to confirm that there wasn't an update that I missed. I still don't see that user's reputation displaying as an object though. –  Ellie Kesselman Mar 13 '13 at 11:44
    
This is fantastically hilarious, I'm not sure how I missed this post before. Incidentally, I cannot reproduce this on myself in Chrome dev. –  Tim Stone Mar 24 '13 at 19:51
    
@M.NightDemonbobby No one has reached 1 billion reputation yet. The user with the highest reputation as of writing is Jon Skeet with 585k reputation. –  user215114 Jul 20 '13 at 2:44

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SE does not support beta browsers, if this is not reproducible in the latest stable version of Chrome it won't be fixed. It makes no sense for SE to work around bugs in unstable versions that might not be present in the final release.

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Yep, this exactly –  Nick Craver Mar 13 '13 at 11:39
    
Says similarly here, all the way back in the Chrome browser 4.x days, see meta.stackexchange.com/a/39458/160875 –  Ellie Kesselman Mar 13 '13 at 11:45
    
It would be rather horrible if thousands of Chrome users started objectifying me, though. –  Tim Stone Mar 24 '13 at 20:00

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