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On meta.stackoverflow.com, I have a different reputation than stackoverflow.com.

However, on the other metas, my reputation is identical to the "parent" (see meta.serverfault.com, etc).

Is this intentional? If the "new" metas are going to use this method going forward, shouldn't our met.so and SO reps be combined as well?

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Yes it's intentional. See blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/07/new-per-site-metas –  ChrisF Aug 12 '10 at 14:27
    
@ChrisF - thanks for that –  warren Aug 12 '10 at 14:30

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As ChrisF mentionned, it is intentionnal.

The new meta site don't work like meta.stackoverflow.com. You don't gain any reputation on those site and the reputation displayed is only the mirror of the parent site.

For further information, you can read this :
http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/07/new-per-site-metas/

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Interestingly enough, the badges behave differently. Meta sites have their own sets of badges. –  ЯegDwight Aug 16 '10 at 10:48

You should refer to the faq on the meta site itself, it also explains this.

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Since The Split, MSO acts like a usual per site meta. And MSE (this site) serves old MSO's function.

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