A few hours ago, I had 418 reputation on StackOverflow. Currently, my profile shows 371 reputation, meaning I lost 47 reputation (I don't mind it).

Surprisingly, there are no notifications in my profile like "User was removed" or anything at all.

I got no downvotes in the last couple of hours. No questions or answers were deleted. My profile is as it was before. What might be the reason?

  • 1
    there is a tick mark at reputation tab's bottom '"show removed posts" just tick it to know more – Lucifer Oct 19 '12 at 8:33

This question of yours:

Conditional operators in Java throw an unexpected NullPointerException

was deleted 3 hours ago, after having been closed as a duplicate of: NullPointerException through auto-boxing-behavior of Java ternary operator

It had 9 upvotes and two downvotes, which explains a good part of that reputation change. Make sure you tick the "show removed posts" in your profile reputation display, and expand everything if you want to try and track down every last removed post to find the other missing rep.

  • Nice, how did you find it? – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask Oct 19 '12 at 10:06
  • 10k tools menu, "deleted" tab, checked the first few recently deleted questions that looked like Java. – Mat Oct 19 '12 at 10:08
  • Neat, I knew there is some use for that tab.. ;) – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask Oct 19 '12 at 10:12
  • Yeah, that's not the best-designed part of the site, but still useful from time to time. – Mat Oct 19 '12 at 10:17

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .