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Hello, I think I occurred in a strange situation. I have opened the stack overflow page about 15/20 minutes ago and my reputation was 1.774.

Then I had a notification of a marked answer (+15 in reputation) but the reputation did not changed.

Then again I had a notify for an upvote to my answer and the reputation raised to 1784.

It's not for the points. Just for signaling a potential bug


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It's always for the points... – juan Nov 1 '10 at 20:49
@Downvoter: obviously! :) – Lorenzo Nov 1 '10 at 20:58
up vote 4 down vote accepted

This can be explained with a glance at the timeline.

Oct 25 '10
  12:27 accepted A Lorenzo

Nov 1 '10
  08:21 unaccepted A Lorenzo
  08:21 accepted A Lorenzo

Or, to summarize: your reputation didn't change because your final reputation didn't actually change. The author of the question unaccepted your answer and then reaccepted it over the course of 11 seconds. That's a very short window to notice the 15 point drop.

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This is exactly what happened. – Jarrod Dixon Nov 1 '10 at 20:49
Good to know that SO worked the right way in this case. Anyway there should be also a better explanation of this in the reputation history page where the user see a "fake" +15. Please see the screenshot I have added to the question for details. Thanks for the clarification. – Lorenzo Nov 1 '10 at 20:55

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