On my user page here I appear to have 5 less reputation than I should. The reputation conflict The proof of earnings

Edit : I apologize for for the inconvenience... It appears to be solved.

  • Calculation error. Wait for the next rep recalc, usually within 24 hours. You're a mod there, so you can check your own user history to verify when it's happened.
    – ArtOfCode
    Oct 30, 2016 at 18:09
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    @ArtOfCode That's wizzwizz4, not me...
    – wizzwizz2
    Oct 30, 2016 at 18:11
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    Case of mistaken identity... In that case, you can ask your name-mate to verify when it takes place.
    – ArtOfCode
    Oct 30, 2016 at 18:11
  • @ArtOfCode Is that correct use of Mod Privileges?
    – wizzwizz2
    Oct 30, 2016 at 18:12
  • Yeah, no reason why he can't do that. It's just giving you information about yourself, and it can't be used for any other purposes, really.
    – ArtOfCode
    Oct 30, 2016 at 18:15
  • Shouldn't this be moved to Retrocomputing meta since isn't network-wide?
    – JAL
    Oct 30, 2016 at 20:14
  • @JAL no, as this can happen in any site. Oct 30, 2016 at 23:13
  • This looks to have already fixed itself - or am I wrong? Oct 31, 2016 at 13:11
  • @MarcGravell You're right by the looks. Rep matches at 161 on the graph and the text score.
    – ArtOfCode
    Oct 31, 2016 at 20:18
  • k, I'll mark this as completed, although it was the background activity that quietly fixed things Nov 1, 2016 at 10:17
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    @Mark since no bug was fixed, maybe better use status-norepro or status-bydesign, and mentioning in an answer that in similar cases, one has to wait for a day before reporting to give a chance to the "background activity" to fix it? Nov 1, 2016 at 10:50
  • I'm still 5 rep too low...
    – wizzwizz2
    Nov 1, 2016 at 18:30

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For anyone else in this situation, be patient and wait 24 hours - a few days, and a reputation recalculation should occur and automatically fix the issue.

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