The user card in the revision list, for example here, shows the exact amount of reputation:

screenshot of reputation displayed as 159011

This is not consistent with how the flair works on (all?) other places in the site, e.g. under a post. There, the amount is displayed in units of thousands (k):

screenshot of reputation displayed as 159k

(or, in very special cases, millions (m).)

It used to be consistent, see e.g. this snapshot from 2017:

screenshot showing reputation displayed as 48.3k from a 2012 post

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    This is definitely a recent bug. It used to be shown consistently. – Sebastian Simon Feb 26 at 17:58
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    @SebastianSimon you're right, I found an old example in the Wayback Machine. – Glorfindel Mod Feb 26 at 18:13
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    Note: When you are less than 10K Flair you get one place of decimal. – Rob Feb 26 at 18:25
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    Yes, this appears to be caused by a recent change. Another issue I noticed that could be related is that the vertical spacing has been reduced (example). The height of certain revision elements has also been reduced (example), although I don't think that that last one is an issue. – 41686d6564 Feb 26 at 22:45
  • This could be the recent change that caused all of that. – 41686d6564 Feb 26 at 22:53
  • Now also reported on MSO: User reputation is expanded in revision history page. – Sebastian Simon Feb 27 at 11:14
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    Badges also show the incorrect glyph on sites that have custom badges, defaulting to the SE standard circle. Raised in separate meta – Robotnik Feb 27 at 12:53
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    Another side effect of this issue: suspended users normally have their badges hidden on user cards, and this used to also be in revision histories, but now they don't. – Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog Mar 3 at 23:43

It seems , screenshots for reference:

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    You're right. That change probably broke my NSFW script as well. – Glorfindel Mod Jun 10 at 10:14
  • I'm not sure any developer actually fixed this. The font change has been reverted which means the design codebase was reverted to some past version. Good chance it's a version before the bug that broke revisions, so when they'll fix it and apply the changes again, the bug reported here will come back. /cc @Glorfindel (maybe don't accept this just yet?) – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask V2 Jun 10 at 10:24
  • @ShadowTheVaccinatedWizard I can always unaccept, and this change was unrelated to the font change (the bug is from February, the font change happened in May). – Glorfindel Mod Jun 10 at 11:26
  • @Glorfindel I mean that perhaps something caused the codebase to revert to version even before February. – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask V2 Jun 10 at 12:09
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    @ShadowTheVaccinatedWizard After "Segoe UI" font change, the reputation is displaying as expected. – Arulkumar Jun 10 at 15:20

I prefer 151k instead of 151011, because to me it is more readable and I don't have to "count" the digits.

However I'd certainly be open also to supporting a modified feature request which asks to show 151.011k in your case, so that it's both easy to interpret and also exact/accurate.

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    Why 151.011k when just adding the comma (which would be consistent with other things around the site? The decimal plus k is more confusing than just "151,011". – Catija ModStaff Feb 27 at 15:58
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    @Catija The . could be replaced by , and the k removed. But at some point people will have a network-wide reputation of something like 10,123,000 or 100,123,000 or 1,123,000,000 and I think 10.123m , 100.123m and 1.123b would be better ways of representing those numbers in the Flair. This way the number in the Flair is at most 6 digits long, so all Flairs can be the same size and with the same font size. Finally, you say that having a decimal plus a k is confusing, but yours currently says 74.6k. That's just the way it currently is. – user1271772 Feb 27 at 22:18
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    @Catija The previous system with k just looked better. It's especially irritating when trying to count the number of digits in the 1 million club. – Ollie Mar 3 at 17:00
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    @Yatin No problem, I deleted mine too. I think in that type of situation it would be helpful to say what part of the article you think would be helpful to her. For example, were you trying to say it's okay to have . and k at the same time, as it currently does, or were you trying to say that some countries use . and some use ,? Or something else? Also, I might be overthinking things too. – user1271772 Mar 3 at 18:01

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