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Why are there so many users with exactly 101 rep? How much is an up vote worth?

How come some new users got points withOut doing anything ?!

like our Friend here

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so is it a mistake or What Is Going On..?!

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marked as duplicate by Pëkka, Jeff Atwood May 9 '11 at 10:23

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GOD .. everything is duplicate over here..!!!!!!!! –  jjj May 9 '11 at 10:23
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That's why we have a "search" feature. –  Cody Gray May 9 '11 at 12:37

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See http://meta.stackoverflow.com/faq#login => "You must have an OpenID. If you have a registered account on any other sites in our network with at least 200 reputation, you will receive a +100 point reputation bonus when you first log in."

See also: Should stack overflow sites share base rep(100) to some degree?

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