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I have 24 reputation points, but SO chat is still giving me the message "you must have 20 reputation...." Why can't I join the chat?

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marked as duplicate by Shadow Wizard discussion Jul 5 at 18:45

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Your reputation is synced to the chat site hourly, so Chat.SO currently thinks you only have 19 reputation. You can force a refresh by logging out of chat (http://chat.stackoverflow.com/logout) and then logging back in.

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