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My reputation points in stackoverflow.com is 178. However when i open my profile at http://stackoverflow.com/users/166012?tab=reputationhistory#tab-top

and check reputation it shows somewhere around 240. Any idea what is wrong.

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interesting reputation graph indeed... –  François May 11 '10 at 8:11
    
why do you say so. Once i offered a bounty on my question and hance lost some points. –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:15
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up vote 1 down vote accepted

Go to http://stackoverflow.com/reputation

Currently shows 202 for you. Look closely at that list if you want to audit it.

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I can see an entry 12 2698270 (-100) but why would i loose 100 points in one shot. –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:27
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Ahh, you got 6 spams flag answering this questions with content - Use FogBugz :) and it will take care of everything and Kiln Imm –  YOU May 11 '10 at 8:29
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@viswanathan - you lose 100 rep if 6 (I think) people flag one of your posts as spam/offensive (See S.Mark's comment). –  ChrisF May 11 '10 at 8:29
    
Oh Now i realise. Thanks –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:30
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You could try to request for recalculation, by flagging one of your post to moderators.

Here is my calculation

Questions: 225 
Answers: 90 
Lost: -58 (-50 from bounty, -8 from downvotes you got)
Answers you accepted: 48 
Downvoted by you: -5 
Initial: 1

You should have, around 301, but currently 193, may be one of your answer/question got flagged as spam or offensive? If thats is the case, you wouldn't get points back with recalc.

Have you experienced one of your post got downvoted a lot recently?

Edit: Let me make it up my calculations once I know the answer.

My above calculations: 301
You lose: -100 from that post
that results in 201, but actual one is 202 according to Jeff, so probably one of the post you downvoted is got deleted :-)

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Sure let me check that. –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:09
    
No one of my questions got closed as it was duplicate but i dont think it got downvoted so many times. How do i check if anything was flagged offensive. –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:17
    
@viswanatha, I added some details on my calculations on your profile. but lets see, if you don't get points back with recalc, probably one of your posts got 6 flags of spam or offensive. and we can't check for now, I am not sure moderator could find or not. but anyway, please request recalc to mods to make one thing clear. –  YOU May 11 '10 at 8:17
    
Maybe but i dont think i have posted something that can be flagged spam or offensive. Anyway let me cross check –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:18
    
Its not about anything recent. ALl of a sudden 2 weeks back my reputation showed 4 instead of some 100. However the graph was showing everything correctly. –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:23
    
yes i get it but still the graph must also match with my actual reputation right? –  ckv May 11 '10 at 8:42
    
@viswanatha, may be graph don't display deleted post. but I am not so sure about that, because some users's -100 can see in rep-graph –  YOU May 11 '10 at 8:49
    
@viswanatha, you could raise new question, about why you can't see that -100 in your rep-graph and but others can see, for example - Evan Carrol –  YOU May 11 '10 at 8:56
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