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The problem with reputation: does high reputation attract too many upvotes? [duplicate]

It's not that I feel bitter when somebody else's answer is upvoted above my own, but it's when a user with a high rep answers a question and their answer seems to attract an immediate barrage of ...
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2answers
203 views

Remove (optionally?) usernames and profile pictures [duplicate]

This is a Questions and Answers site, the actual persons of asking and answering is less important. There is hardly any difference between an answer provided by "user155098" and "chx". The profile ...
79
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7answers
1k views

User cards are no longer showing reputation or badges across the network

I cannot see reputation of any questioner or answerer on their user cards, but editors' rep & badges are still shown. Questions tab with any filter(new, active) is unaffected. Mobile sites are ...
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12answers
931 views

Upvoting based on celebrity, too many upvotes (“excessive rep slurping”)

I have noticed a couple of kinds of behavior that seem to crop up in the SO community, and it really seems to artificially boost reputation. There may not be a solution (or it may not be a problem!) ...
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5answers
590 views

Allow registered users to hide username when asking privacy-sensitive question

I think sometimes there is a need to post question as anonymous, reason being to avoid linking content of a question with the identity of the questioner. This may not be so evident or required on ...
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5answers
384 views

Should questions and answers show their authors?

It has been discussed before, but in light of some of the recent conversation on serial downvoting, I can't help but wonder what is accomplished by displaying the author of a given question or answer. ...
11
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5answers
237 views

Should reputation be hidden until an answer is accepted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hide the rep and badge count on a user's info box on answers I think there is a bias on up votes in answers for people who have more reputation. Perhaps someone with more ...
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4answers
402 views

Hide the rep and badge count on a user's info box on answers

Previously, I asked about a feature request for adding a batting average, as a tool for giving more info on the person supplying the answer. From the answers given, it seems like I've been putting ...
3
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3answers
634 views

Theoretical question: Hide rep above 10k?

Imagine, when you get to 10k rep (obviously the point where you can comment, edit, vote to close and delete, have access to the moderator privileges).. instead of it showing an ever-increasing number, ...
11
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2answers
478 views

Why am I not Joel Spolsky? (or, treating newbie questions on SO that don't come from Joel)

OK, so I saw this discussion about developer laziness and decided to try and follow Mike Houston's suggestion from the comment of posting "How do I implement bubble sort?..." question. Now, I was ...
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4answers
139 views

Is it too tough for new users to get a high reputation on SE?

I've asked a few questions on SE so far and I've always preferred waiting for an answer by a user having a reputation > 10,000. I find a similar story in the case of SE answers I find on random ...
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3answers
105 views

What influences up-votes most (aside from quality)?

I find that despite giving seemingly good answers, I do not get as many up-votes as I would expect (understand: would hope). This actually intrigues me because there are good incentives to SO users ...
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2answers
274 views

How to increment number of voted questions and answers

Looking at the oldest (2008...2010) questions it's easy to find those with 50+ votes and answers with 100+. This trend seems to be changing, new questions (especially with certain tags) pretty often ...
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0answers
350 views

Ability to ask questions anonymously but still get notifications

For some of the sites, such as security, parenting and the workplace, it would be useful to be able to ask questions anonymously. For example, someone might want to ask about issues that could either ...
-12
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1answer
123 views

Feature Request - Private Answers

I ask questions to help other people, but it would be so much easier for me if I could link to the questions, but then they could see my other questions which I don't want them to see. Can you provide ...

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