Here's how SLaks sees his own reputation while working (from this question):

enter image description here With thousands separator

Here's how his score looks to everyone else who visits his profile page:

enter image description here Without thousands separator

Can we use thousands separators in the profile page score like we do in the toolbar score so that it is easier to read massive scores like that of SLaks?

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    IIRC, I think it was removed to save space. Let me see if I can find the question.
    – Jon Seigel
    Commented May 25, 2011 at 3:00
  • Hmmm... I can't find it. But I'm certain it was there and was subsequently removed at some point.
    – Jon Seigel
    Commented May 25, 2011 at 3:04
  • I know it's a little thing and if there isn't room, there isn't room. Commented May 25, 2011 at 3:06

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I think it would be best to slightly reduce the font size for our 29 100K users so that the comma will fit.
For 10K and 1K users, you can put in the comma without reducing the size.

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    When Jon Skeet finally reaches 1KK, we'll have another issue.
    – SLaks
    Commented May 25, 2011 at 12:05
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    The U+2009 (thin space) character would work well here and is a little more "i18n" than a comma separator. I think it should be the digit group separator for all SE. [ 123456789 ] vs [ 123 456 789 ] Commented Aug 22, 2011 at 15:33

I like this better (from the users search page):

Slaks results from user search

This would easily fit into the top bar and could be printed in giant on the profile page. Perhaps with a tooltip for the actual value (exactly like on the users search page)...

edit here's a screenshot:

Slaks rep tooltip

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    I'd be okay with the rounded version on the top bar, but I think the profile page should still display a more accurate count. There's a fair bit of difference between 140k and 140,484. I'd like to see that detail if I visit a profile page. Commented May 25, 2011 at 4:33
  • @Cody Gray, that sounds sensible to me as well... Commented May 25, 2011 at 4:41
  • @Cody: Yes. This should not be done here.
    – SLaks
    Commented May 25, 2011 at 12:03

I can't find when it was redesigned, but now there is a thousand separator of reputation in profiles:

enter image description here

  • I'm not sure if answering old irrelevant meta posts whose only problem is that status-completed is missing is the right thing to do... :-/
    – yo'
    Commented Nov 29, 2014 at 22:25

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