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According to the message printed at the bottom of the stats page (and as confirmed by Jeff's answer to this question):

Only non community-wiki questions and answers are included in these totals

However, if I look at the stats of the weblogic tag (for example), it says I answered 2 questions in the last 30 days (and I don't even appear in the all time stats). But the following search user:70604 [weblogic] shows that I answered 14 questions (and 13 in the Last 30 days at the time of writing this).

IMHO, there must be a bug somewhere.

I've checked for questions mentioning the same issue but I couldn't find something really describing this behavior as a bug (and the Bug(?): incorrect answer count question and answer don't apply in my case).

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For the time being, the documentation would be here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/25507/… –  random Oct 14 '09 at 10:22
    
I was afraid of this: the total number of answers provided is... not the total number of answers provided. -_-' –  Pascal Thivent Oct 14 '09 at 20:58

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

If you're checking out the weblogic stats page, and you're comparing against the search, run it against [weblogic] instead of [sql].

The results show 12 answers by you, but only two (2) of those with a vote each.

It is these two with upvotes that are counted on your stats leaderboard appearance.

tongue you very much

Number of answers provided

Even though you have thrown up over a dozen answers, the only ones worth counting as part of "number of answers provided" are those that have been upvoted and are non-wiki. Accepted does not count in this metric.

As for documentation, it's here now.

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Thanks, there was a little typo in my question. Nevertheless, please tell me where do you see that only answers with at least 1 vote are counted? This may be the actual behavior but, as I wrote, this is not the expected one (read the first sentence of my question again). –  Pascal Thivent Oct 11 '09 at 20:37
    
Why do you show me the total score? I'm obviously not expecting the total score to include answers with 0 votes... I'm of course talking about the 2nd column i.e. the number of answers provided. As the legend states, why wouldn't all answers be included in this count? What is the rationale behind counting only upvoted answer? This is not logical. BTW, I don't think the link at the bottom of your answer is correct (or I don't get it). –  Pascal Thivent Oct 12 '09 at 8:46
    
Clarified as to what the Number of answers provided actually means. –  random Oct 12 '09 at 8:54
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+1 for artistry –  Jeff Atwood Oct 12 '09 at 8:55
    
Where is this documented? That's not my understanding of meta.stackexchange.com/questions/18945/… –  Pascal Thivent Oct 12 '09 at 9:11

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