I noticed that the reputation from the main site carried over to meta on Gaming (at least the first upvote), I guess that doesn't work the other way around, right?

Is it then impossible to have a meta reputation higher than the site reputation?

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Did you read the faq on the per-site meta? I highly recommend it.

Here's a link to the webapps meta faq.


relevant section:

Your reputation on meta is the same as your reputation on the parent site.

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    I had not read the faq on the meta site
    – juan
    Jul 7, 2010 at 23:33

The meta reputation IS whatever the site reputation is.

Reputation from the parent site is transferred to [its] meta hourly.

But badges are earned separately on the meta site.


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