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What does the Change field represent on the User Leagues page for SO? Refer to the highlighted areas in the image below:

User League Ranking

  • Rank: the user's ranking for the selected time period (week, month, quarter, year)
  • Change: +/- change representing... ???
  • Total Reputation: the user's total reputation
  • [Time Period] Reputation: the user's reputation for the selected time period (week, month, quarter, year)

So what is the Change field measuring?

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There's definitely potential for confusion here, given the number of questions about this issue (and the mere fact that I too landed here). How about adding column headers to clarify? –  Dan Dascalescu Oct 12 at 9:22

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The change of rank relative to the previous time interval.

For example, on the week of 2010 Aug 23rd, Pekka's rank was #7, and on the previous week his rank was #23, so the change is 23 − 7 = +16.

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Thanks :) ..... –  Ahmad Mageed Sep 4 '10 at 19:28

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