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I want to know how reputation is counted on Chat Stack Exchange. In the users page sorted by all reputation. It shows

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We all know Jon Skeet has 612k rep.

How is reputation counted on chat?

  • That's weird. It says he has 448k rep when he really has 612k, and it says he has 100 gold badges when he really has 222. Caching? – Doorknob Oct 12 '13 at 18:08
  • @Doorknob What does it show for you? – Walker Oct 12 '13 at 18:09
  • I refreshed the user profile for Jon Skeet from the parent site, and that did fix the reputation. Why it was so completely wrong I don't know. My best guess would be that rep is not synced when a user doesn't visit chat. – Mad Scientist Oct 12 '13 at 18:25
  • @MadScientist I guess it was a bug and it has been fixed. Same for me. – Walker Oct 12 '13 at 18:27
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    @MadScientist A bit of a long shot, but if no one bothered to refresh his chat.stackexchange page since around January last year, it would seem to be a caching issue. – Dennis Meng Oct 12 '13 at 18:27
  • Also, is it just me, or is it summing up reputation, but not badges? – Dennis Meng Oct 12 '13 at 18:29
  • @DennisMeng Not just you. me too – Walker Oct 12 '13 at 18:31
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    Look at the "Last Post" dates, I guess it updates your chat profile when you enter the chat. Which Jon hasn't done in quite a bit. – Benjamin Gruenbaum Oct 12 '13 at 18:32
  • @BenjaminGruenbaum That's what I thought too, but Jon Skeet's rep was "only" 383k or so when he last chatted. Unless you're saying he popped in a few times and didn't say anything? – Dennis Meng Oct 12 '13 at 18:34
  • Mysteriously that page has updated now. I suspect the 448K is 383K SO + ~40K MSO + ~2k * the other sites. – Flexo Oct 12 '13 at 19:32
  • @Flexo Yes. I guess it has been fixed but the badges aren't summed up. some one already asked it here – Walker Oct 12 '13 at 19:34
  • Yeah, I posted the question after we determined it wasn't just me. – Dennis Meng Oct 12 '13 at 23:32
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    His rep was 448k on January 9th, 2012. See his network profile and use the fancy tooltips. – jmac Oct 15 '13 at 2:15

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