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Yesterday I was around 480 and it rose into the 500. Today, it is 217? What happened?

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if you search here for "recalculation" you should find plenty of discussion of what's going on. – Jerry Coffin Jan 28 '11 at 14:35

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There's an automated process that recalculates reputation periodically. You probably lost reputation because questions you had asked or answered were either deleted or migrated to other sites.

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wow that sucks I mean it is over half my reputation – Mike Jan 28 '11 at 14:39
@Mike: Stop using other accounts to upvote your questions and answers. When we delete those sock puppet accounts, you lose that reputation. – Bill the Lizard Jan 28 '11 at 14:47
I want to go "OOO BURN" and rub it in his face, but he isn't even annotated for sockpuppetry, let alone put in the box for a week. What gives? Did he sock or not? – Won't Jan 28 '11 at 17:27
@Will: My bad, I added an annotation. I was going to forego the suspension, since he did bring this to my attention himself. – Bill the Lizard Jan 28 '11 at 17:34

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