I've noticed something odd happening on the Drupal Answers meta site.

The reputation shown in the top bar keeps jumping from:

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Am I (and my print screen function) just seeing things?

  • This is happening on the programmers meta as well. – Oded Apr 28 '12 at 16:09
  • No-repo on Movies' meta. – Tablemaker Apr 28 '12 at 16:09
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    Probably to do with the different actual reputation one has on the main and meta sites and the new javascript polling code. – Oded Apr 28 '12 at 16:09
  • And print-screen is soooo WinXP – Tablemaker Apr 28 '12 at 16:11
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    @TylerShads I'm on OSX Lion - I don't know what they call it? iPrintScreen? ;) – Clive Apr 28 '12 at 16:13
  • I cannot reproduce it on the same site. Do you have any extension, or UserScript that could interfere in some way? – kiamlaluno Apr 28 '12 at 16:26
  • @kiamlaluno - I noticed this only when I get upvotes on the meta site. – Oded Apr 28 '12 at 16:43
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    @Oded That is probably why I don't notice the behavior. – kiamlaluno Apr 28 '12 at 16:45
  • @kiamlaluno I don't have any SE specific extensions/UserScripts, no. I do have a few installed (YSlow/Adblock/some SEO tools), but nothing I imagine would interfere – Clive Apr 28 '12 at 16:46
  • @Clive It is probably related with receiving votes on the meta site, as Oded said. I don't recall seeing any change in the reported reputation, even if one of my answers have been up-voted, though. – kiamlaluno Apr 28 '12 at 16:48

Realtime reputation updates will be disabled on child metas since you can't really earn reputation on these sites. This will be in the next deploy.

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