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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&...
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Recent Reputation History Changes

Update (March, 2012): This has been rolled out to all sites in the network except Area 51. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of ...
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Redesigning the /users page

After 2.5 years of being almost entirely unchanged, we're thinking about redesigning https://stackoverflow.com/users This page is kind of underutilized real estate at the moment: It is rather ...
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Self-instigated rep recalc [closed]

In a few situations, it's nice to be able to get a rep recalc "on demand." In the past, I've simply pinged Marc Gravell about this, but it would be good not to have to bother him. As an example, this ...
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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't have any ...
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Trigger a rep recalc any time a post is deleted/undeleted or question migrated.

Given that the latest global reputation recalculation generated the usual spate of "Where's my reputation gone?" questions is it time to revisit the idea of performing periodic recalculations so ...
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Please notify us when a reputation recalc occurs

As summarised succintly in David Thomas' comment: Is there a chance of putting a notification bar in place to warn people when this happens? If nothing else it reduces confusion, and a spate of ...
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Possible to see what changes caused reputation adjustments during the recalculation?

I saw from this post that a recalculation of reps happened recently. I also saw from this post that Robert Harvey can apparently determine what posts caused the rep change during the recalculation. ...
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My 'Mortarboard' badge just disappeared?

I don't know when exactly, but in the span of last 3-4 days, my Mortarboard disappeared from my profile. Badges look good after your name, and I have only a few, so losing one hurts :P Can I know why ...
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How can I view my downvotes

How do I view my downvoted answers and questions? I don't want to know who is doing the downvoting, just what is getting downvoted.
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Why are weekly reputation scores for the current week (Feb 27 - ...) severely wrong on Stack Apps?

The blog post introducing the redesigned user pages triggered me looking at my user page at Stack Apps and much to my surprise I'm listed amongst the top 14% this week with 280 reputation, despite no ...
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Weird Reputation Change (How do I report) [duplicate]

On StackOverflow, I just went from a reputation 2,452 to 2,412 in a matter of seconds, no Idea how. Who do i ask and how to I report this to? Resolved A question had been deleted, and that is the ...
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