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In my SE network profile, I see 117 score for my top voted question. But if you visit the question, you'll find that it has 118 score. The last vote I got on that question was at least a week ago, IIRC. Bug?

  • I just up-voted you in order to see if it updates. It is cached obviously, and I guess the cache didn't update for a while. So should we blame caching? Yes, we should! – Patrick Hofman Sep 21 '15 at 7:39
  • Sorry for being dumb, but could you tell me what "cache" means? I've heard it from several places, but I don't know what that is. – Spikatrix Sep 21 '15 at 7:42
  • @PatrickHofman Yes. It is now updated. You can retract your vote. – Spikatrix Sep 21 '15 at 7:44
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    No need to. I like the question. – Patrick Hofman Sep 21 '15 at 7:47
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Caching should be blamed. After I voted on the question, the stats updated. I guess the stats updating is triggered by a vote on the post, which fails sometimes for unknown reasons.

I guess a developer should check why the updating could fail, and if it is a broader problem.

  • @CoolGuy, if you feel like it, keep the question open so a developer could check this post. Maybe your question will get skipped when you accept my answer. (Although I appreciate you accepting my answer) – Patrick Hofman Sep 21 '15 at 7:48
  • Might be related to un-upvote as hinted here: such event might not trigger the network profile synch process. – Shadow The Princess Wizard Dec 15 '15 at 19:00

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