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I think I noticed a small bug when you gain reputation.

Here's how I found out:

I lost 5 reputation here on Meta, however I gained 10 reputation on StackOverflow. The two combined into 1 notification, so it said I gained 5 reputation which is irrelevant since the sites gained on were separate.

If this isn't a bug, please consider implementing a way to distinguish between different site reputation when notifying us? Combining the site changes doesn't quite make sense to me. Thanks!

(PS - I didn't know if this is a bug or a feature request, so please edit when determined!)

Edit: I know it distinguishes when you open the notifications bar, but before you click on it, it does not. That is what I'm talking about here)

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    This is working as intended, the number shown is your network-wide reputation since you last saw it. As with most things, simply click for more detail. Imagine if you have 3 or 4 sites, breaking it out in the bar itself would eat a ton of room. – Nick Craver Dec 13 '13 at 3:13
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This seems to be by-design, as the header bar is now re-branded to display StackExchange, it means the inbox and rep notification labels are "combined" to notify you that there is a notification on any of the SE sites you are participating in.

Although it may be confusing initially to users, it shouldn't pose much of a problem than simply to let users know that their rep has changed on any/multiple SE sites.

A better solution might be to simply highlight/display the reputation button in a different color instead of displaying the combined rep change.

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