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A couple of days ago I only got 10 rep for an accepted answer (which now that I think about it, could be moved to superuser :) ) on stackoverflow with 1 upvote. My rep went from 201 to 211.

alt text No Questions and the only Community Wiki answer is "How can I help my poor friend learning to program?" with 2 upvotes.

My current rep should be 236 (16 upvotes + 5 accepted answers + startrep(1)) instead of 221. The reputation chart seems to show the right reputation.

The bug appeared about 48 hours ago. I went through the faq and meta.stackoverflow and couldn't find an explanation for the missing 15 points except for the daily repcap that I did not exceed.

Edit: The solution to the Problem was a rep recalc. Why the bug appeared is still a mystery to me.

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Here is an image of my current reputation: – marg Nov 26 '09 at 20:39
Want me to risk a rep recalc? – Marc Gravell Nov 26 '09 at 22:48
there is a risk? but feel free :) – marg Nov 26 '09 at 22:52
Yes; if you have rep from questions that have been deleted / migrated it can be lost; and a few other such scenarios. Sometimes people have lost 300+ points during a rep recalc. You gained ;-p – Marc Gravell Nov 26 '09 at 23:38
The rep recalc seems to have worked. thx. I'll add a note to my post. – marg Nov 26 '09 at 23:39
up vote 1 down vote accepted

Rep recalc done; you're now 236 - all is well again ;-p

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 160     16 upvotes (community wiki doesn't count)
  75     5 accepted answers
   1     starting rep
----- +

Looks like you're missing 15 rep indeed. :)

Sue Stack Overflow and get rich!

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its 18 with community wiki. and even with 5 reputation for free I would have postet this question. It just bugs me :D – marg Nov 26 '09 at 22:37
@marg: Hrmm, right! – Andomar Nov 26 '09 at 22:41
If you sue SO, do you get paid in reputation? – xpda Nov 26 '09 at 23:08

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