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Where did my rep go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The global reputation recalc of March 2010 I had about 1000 rep points two weeks ago. Now I'm suddenly down to around 700. What gives?
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My reputation points in stackoverflow has suddenly gone down [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The global reputation recalc of March 2010 My reputation points in stackoverflow has suddenly gone down from over 2400 it got to 1800, that does not get reflected in the ...
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Massive Score Drop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The global reputation recalc of March 2010 I hadn't logged into the site for about a month and my score is has dropped by over a thousand points! By reading other similar ...
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Sudden drop of reputation for no reason on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The global reputation recalc of March 2010 A few days ago I noticed a sudden drop in my reputation points (from 640 to 420). I have looked at the summary page but nothing was ...
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
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Recent Reputation History Changes

Update (March, 2012): This has been rolled out to all sites in the network. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of the issues we'...
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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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Should the weight of question upvotes be reduced?

After thinking about Should the weight of downvotes be increased? which I declined for the reasons specified in my answer, and Please charge rep for questions after threshold I have a proposal. ...
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How does the bounty system work?

It's possible to offer and award bounties of reputation on questions. What is a bounty? How can I find questions that have a bounty attached? How do I start a bounty? When can I start a bounty? Why ...
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New reputation changes. Is applying it retroactively fair?

This is regarding this blog post: Important Reputation Rule Changes Hello, I'm one of those people that has earned at least half of their reputation asking questions. I can completely understand the ...
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How about a message letting us know the reason for large changes to our reputation points? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please notify us when a reputation recalc occurs Last time I logged in to Meta Stack Overflow, my reputation points were over 400. Now it's back under 300, and I don'...
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How to handle loads of rep recalc questions? [closed]

In preparation for the soon to be implemented change in the rep system, and the necessary global rep-recalc and the ensuing onslaught of WTF!?! Where did all my rep go?? questions that are bound to be ...
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This is an outrage! Why did I just gain +70 rep?

A few days ago I had 9241 rep on SO. Upon returning to the site I discovered I had mysteriously gained 70 points. Further inspection reveals that I had no upvotes or accepted answers. I feel my rep ...
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Should rewards for asking good questions be improved?

If I look at my own reputation, 99% was gained from answering, and only 1% was gained from asking. Shouldn't this be a bit more balanced? Asking a good question should obviously be rewarded, and ...
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A better notification of significant modifications on the trilogy?

The SO-family is nicely evolving, day by day, there are new features, changes, etc. These changes, however, are not clear nor explained to the non-regular user. This was discussed a bit earlier there,...

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