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Would there be a problem with letting users do their own rep recalculations via http://stackoverflow.com/users/reputation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Self-instigated rep recalc Allow 10k users to recalculate their own rep Now that we have the rep report pages, what problems would arise if running the report also ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Propose a new 20k reputation privilege [closed]

Right now, the maximum privilege "unlock" is at 10k reputation: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges We're considering adding a new 20k reputation privilege, but having a hard time figuring out ...
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How do I audit my reputation?

If I am concerned that my reputation score is incorrect, how can I audit it, or get a report of a detailed breakdown of my reputation? Return to FAQ index
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“You have gained power. Here's how to use it.” kind of message

Right now, crossing one of the magical rep borders happens more or less unnoticed. People just gain the particular powers. Now, of course they have eagerly been awaiting this moment, and want to start ...
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Stack Exchange Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms

What are the common phrases, words, abbreviations that are used on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, Meta Stack Overflow, and the other Stack Exchange sites? This is meant to be a very quick ...
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Sudden sharp reputation drop problem: points disappeared and score lost (recalc?)

I just experienced a drop in rep. Maybe that's due to a rep recalc, but then I'd really like to see that in my recent activity, which shows no clue as to what happened. How do I find out exactly what ...
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Make scheduled reputation recalcs to increase transparency

Users keep raising the same questions on Meta after a loss in reputation overnight and have no clue as to why. It would be helpful to have a clear mechanism for recalcs and to leave a tersely ...
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How often is reputation recalculated?

Saw a comment in the question about increasing the cost/effect of downvotes on reputation that rep recalc is irrelevant because, in their words, it will "only happen 2-3 times in a lifetime." I was ...
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How can I request a reputation recalc?

The accepted answer to the question, "How often is reputation recalculated?", states that your reputation can be recalculated by a mod on request. Other than posting this question, how can I request ...
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Change the reputation recalc error message to “once every 24 hours” [closed]

Yesterday in the evenings, I foolishly tried to trigger two reputation recalcs within a short time span and received the error message Reputation cannot be recalculated more than once per day. So ...
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Revisit “Diamond mods can handle it” feature requests

There are lots of feature requests that end up in the "Diamond mods can handle it" and "It's not a problem yet, so let's not make a change until it is a problem" piles. I suspect that these may need ...
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Why wasn't I notified of new privileges I gained as a result of the recent reputation recalculation?

FYI: In the rep recalculation for questions, privileges didn't follow. Today, a single upvote on this question, which constitutes all my activity on that site since recalculation, triggered the ...
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Why doesn't the reputation audit trigger a rep recalc?

It's my understanding that the reputation on my profile gets desynched from my "real" reputation for a variety of reasons. It's also my understanding that the reputation shown on the rep audit (https:/...
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Manual rep recalc (new user) - lost 500 points - nothing in audit re associated accounts?

Hi all - I just did a "self instigated" rep recalc (on SO) and lost 500 points. I only joined 7 months ago - i.e. wasn't here for the March recalc. It looks to me from the audit output text that ...

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