Linked Questions

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How does “Reputation” work?

On Stack Exchange, users may gain a certain level of reputation. What does reputation do? How can a user gain or lose reputation? See also What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) it? ...
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Should all linked accounts get the 100 bonus?

Should all linked accounts get the 100 bonus? My Stack Overflow account has about 1300 points, and I created accounts on all the other sites. My Meta Stack Overflow, and Stack ...
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Is sock puppetry really that hard to handle?

I, like many other new users, struggle to get enough reputation do contribute in a way that fits us, like upvoting and providing helpful comments (one example here). One argument for the limits is ...
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2answers
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Creating account on Stack Overflow through OpenId Vs Google Accounts

Why is it that, if you create an account with OpenId you get 100 reputation but if you create an account in Google Account or other OpenId provider you just get 1 reputation? Isn't this unfair? I ...
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Account association not giving +100

A user on the Unix SE ran into a problem associating accounts -- he wasn't getting +100 for associating with his other accounts (even though he definitely should): I tested it by making a new account ...
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2answers
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No bonus points on linking the accounts

I am not getting any bonus points. I checked all the related questions to this but not getting any solutions. can anybody tell me the exact procedure. I am using all these sites randomly but using ...
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4answers
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Are the bonuses still given to who registers to more than one Stack Exchange site?

If a user is registered on Stack Overflow, and Super User, does s/he still get the 100 bonus points? If the bonus points are given to users who have a minimal reputation (I don't recall it was the ...
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1answer
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I earned 10pts but later score increased by 100pts with no reason. Is it a bug? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linked account +100 rep bonus also applied to account with 200 today(2011-08-22) I earned only 10 points on reputation on http://stackoverflow.com, but later in the evening my ...
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What is the reasoning behind giving me 100 rep on my main SE account as part of the association bonus? [duplicate]

First off, I understand how reputation works from reading the help center. Today I ran across this for the first time when I signed up on the musicians' SE site. I was confused as to why I got all ...
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1answer
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Why didn't I get a reputation bonus?

I associated my account, but I'm still at 1. Why didn't I get a reputation bonus?
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1answer
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Bonus points for merging accounts?

I use SO and have an account there. Occasionally I would visit meta without an account. Yesterday I created an account on meta with the same username and open id that I use on SO. A friend just told ...
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2answers
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No bonus on stackoverflow when merging accounts with serverfault?

Yesterday I merged my stackoverflow and meta accounts and got 100 point bonuses on both sites. Today I merged my stackoverflow and serverfault accounts and did not get the 100 point bonus on ...
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1answer
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You can't choose which SE account gets the +100 bonus?

Just to get clarification, you can't choose which SE account gets the +100 bonus? So if I create a new account on one of the SE sites using the same OpenID then I'm automatically forced to link my old ...
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1answer
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If possible, please add rep from bonuses to the bottom section of reputation recalc page

I was trying to use Trigger Reputation Recalc page and noticed that there was a difference of 101 points between total rep and rep this year. I know that I started with 1 point but it took sometime ...
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0answers
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I just earned 200 points and was rewarded an extra 100 points at Stackoverflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linked account +100 rep bonus also applied to account with 200 I know that I get 100 points on all other sites that I have a user on but why do I get these 100 points on SO ...