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Questions tagged [association-bonus]

Use this tag for questions related to the +100 reputation award when you reach +200 reputation on any site.

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Am I trusted or not? [duplicate]

A few minutes ago I registered on Meta. I received 100 rep points because you trust me on other sites. You've earned a bonus of 100 reputation because we trust you on other sites in the network I ...
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Wrong association bonus point number shown while joining Space Exploration community [duplicate]

Recently I had joined to Space Exploration community. Though I have receive 100 association bonus point, wrong number was shown as notification.
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Users with only the association bonus can answer protected questions on per-site metas

A user on Photography has only 103 rep, and has the association bonus rights. So their rep without the association bonus is 3. Yet they were able to post this answer to a protected question on the ...
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Should protected questions prevent the comment privilege from the association bonus? [duplicate]

At 1 rep, a user can post, i.e. ask a question or post an answer to a question. They must earn sufficient rep to be able to comment. Users with the association bonus get 100 points added, so a new ...
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Proposing multiple association bonuses

Stack Exchange only has one 100-reputation association bonus awarded when one of your accounts crosses the 200 reputation mark. This is a problem because a user can have access to moderator tools at ...
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Should we use the number “110 reputation” more widely with regards to the amount of rep needed to answer protected questions?

Please note: This is not a request to do anything. I'd like to obtain a general consensus before filing specific requests for specific changes. We apparently get quite a bit of confusion from users ...
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Why do we use [bonus-reputation] instead of [association-bonus]? Let's not!

Everyone calls it the "association bonus". Is there a historical reason for this? Can we please at least synonymize the two or (preferably for me) make association-bonus the master tag? On our FAQ ...
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Remove user restrictions privilege “earned” at 101 rep with association bonus only? [duplicate]

I know that as a new user(or one with only the association bonus like me), one cannot post answers to protected questions, like this one: However, I noticed something very strange. When I click on ...
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Association bonus not awarded when joining new site, plus profile not updated

I just joined pets.stackexchange.com While joining Error page appeared (error page does not specify any details but URL indicates openid error?) I noticed I did not receive association bonus and ...
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Is there any way to remove restrictions from StackExchange sites manually?

I am a relative newbie on Stack Exchange, and use the same single-sign-on account to log in to all of the Stack Exchange websites. I understand that reputation and badges are counted separately for ...
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What exactly is threshold for answering protected questions? [duplicate]

This is said in the FAQ Privileges not tied to a specific threshold To answer protected questions, you need to gain 10 reputation on the site – the association bonus does not count. In ...
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Association bonus for combined reputation across multiple Stack Exchange sites

The Association Bonus is awarded when one of your linked accounts has reached 200 reputation points, and as a result, all associated accounts are given a 100 point bonus. The bonus is awarded because ...
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How does the Site Association Bonus Work?

I was reading the FAQ on the site association bonus and it raised a number of questions on it. I have looked at other answers for questions similar but I have still got a number of questions. If I ...
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Haven't received association bonus on Arqade

I have over 200 reputation in Stack Overflow for a long time now. On all sites I joined, I got the association bonus, e.g. in Movies.SE I got it when joining back in July 2017. Also, on sites I ...
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Reputation history stuck at yesterday after association bonus on Stack Overflow

After I got my association bonus yesterday, my reputation stopped increasing. With the bonus 100 rep, I got a total of 165 reputation yesterday. And today I wrote some answers and I got 1 up-vote ...
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Let's raise the privilege to set bounties to something that needs having been active in the site [duplicate]

In User signing up to many stackexchange sites and offering the association bonus as a bounty a case is being discussed about a user that got 200 reputation in one of the Stack Exchange sites and ...
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User signing up to many stackexchange sites and offering the association bonus as a bounty

This user has a lot of communities joined today and 1 rep They seem to be methodically signing up to sites and then offering the 100 rep association bonus as a bounty. Is this a problem? Should the ...
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Where do people's reputation bonuses come from? What impact do these reputation bonuses have on site development?

When a user joins a new Stack Exchange site, if they have 200 or more reputation on at least one other site, they get +100 reputation on the new site. This allows them to avoid some of the ...
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How can a user earn almost 100 reputation points with no upvoted questions and no profiles on other sites? [duplicate]

This profile here got almost 100 reputation points & 30 votes casted & no upvoted questions. So there is no way to achieve 100 reputation points. It only joined in movies community only. ...
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I didn't get the association bonus at Stack Overflow [closed]

I recently joined a community via Area 51 using my Stack Exchange account. I got 100 reputation points on every other site except Stack Overflow. I don't know why?
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Will the site association bonus come after I already have the account? [duplicate]

I have an account with close to 100 reputation on Graphic Design. - When I get 200 reputation, will the site association bonus apply to already existing accounts (like my meta.se - this account), ...
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Does a user lose their rep association bonus if their rep drops below 200? [duplicate]

My understanding is that when a user has 200 rep on an account, any accounts they have/subsequently create get a 100 rep bonus. What are the ramifications if the account with over 200 rep then drops ...
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I just earned the association bonus without reaching 200 reputation on any account

5 and a half hours after reaching 185 reputation on Stack Overflow (the highest reputation I have on any Stack Exchange community), I received the 100 reputation association bonus for all my Stack ...
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What would happen if I earned 200 reputation on multiple sites at the same time?

Let's say, from the perspective of Stack Exchanges servers, I earned 200 reputation on multiple sites at once. Obviously, earning 200 reputation would award an association bonus, but are there ...
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Association bonus not awarded when joining new site

Yesterday, I posted a question on AskUbuntu, and was surprised that I was unable to upvote the answer to it, as the SE account association bonus hadn't been applied. I have ~1.7k reputation on ...
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Reputation change since last visit on user page doesn't pick up Assocation Bonus

I have received the Assocation Bonus just before I went to the reputation-tab on my profile page. The number shown in the tab's title is not correct in relation to the Association Bonus: it does not ...
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Did not receive site association bonus (+100 rep)

I'm a long time user with more than 1500 rep on the main site I visit. I have recently joined the physical fitness beta site and have not been awarded the site association bonus. I believe this is a ...
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I did not receive the association bonus [duplicate]

I have joined the Meta Stack Exchange community. Although I have not received any bonus. How can I get the bonus?
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Can the association bonus be applied to the base account?

Does the account that originally got the 200 rep. get the bonus 100 rep. on its own account?
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Update privilege page so it doesn't claim I can answer protected questions while I can't

The privilege page tells me I can answer protected questions, but I still can't answer protected questions on The Workplace. I know it is because of the association bonus (also here); I have more than ...
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Details of “association bonus” don't match descriptions [duplicate]

I just noticed a newcomer in Worldbuilding that had a +100 association bonus listed a week after joining. Huh? It appears that he joined another SE and maybe got a bonus here since he hadn't ...
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Is “(the association bonus does not count)” considered official Stack Exchange policy? [duplicate]

ORIGINAL QUESTION (before the "possible duplicate" tag was added): Could someone please look at the last few comments under the main question at Why won't President Obama apologize for the atomic ...
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How did this user get an association bonus when he's a member of only one site?

I found a user on Biology SE. He has been awarded an association bonus on Biology SE, but he's not a member of any other sites. How is that possible? Could he have previously earned reputation on ...
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For protected questions, require local reputation to comment

Questions are occasionally protected when they start attracting unwanted input -- because the question was on the Hot Network Questions list, because it hit Reddit, because it's about a hot-button ...
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At smaller graduated sites, delay granting association bonus until at least after 2-3 days visited

(matters of association bonus are probably not important for large sites) Immediately granting association bonus carries certain risk of destructive impact (comments and votes) from users totally ...
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Differences between association bonus and “earned” reputation?

I recently learned that the association bonus does not allow one to answer protected questions on an SE site, as stated in What is a “protected” question?. I also see it does not count towards the ...
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Make reputation message when answering protected questions less ambiguous [duplicate]

A lot of users find the 'reputation required' message on protected questions hard to understand, specifically when they've gained the network association bonus and they think they have earned enough ...
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Please update the verbiage for the Protected Questions placard [duplicate]

When a question is protected, it gets a placard below it detailing what "Protected Question" means: This question is protected to prevent "thanks!", "me too!", or spam answers by new users. To ...
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Association bonus is still awarded if accounts are deleted

If a user has an account with 200+ rep and at least one other with below 200 rep, if they delete the reputable account they'll still get an association bonus if they join a new site. This user is an ...
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The association bonus gives you the established user privilege on a private beta

The association bonus gives you the established user privilege on a private beta. This does not really make sense in my opinion. Just joining a site doesn't mean that you are an established user. I ...
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Is bonus 100 reputation real? [duplicate]

I have 101 reputation on AskUbuntu (1 initial plus 100 bonus as I've reached 200 on StackOverflow). I wanted to add answer for this question, it requires 10 reputation minimum on that site as stated ...
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Sudden Gain of 100 Reputation Points [duplicate]

Not long ago I suddenly received 100 points in every Stack Exchange site I was a member of. I got 100 points just for signing up in Meta Stack Exchange. Is this a glitch, or a planned change?
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Joining a Stack Exchange site for the single purpose of an upvote

I have read many questions asked in SEs I have not joined yet; the sidebar advertises new hot questions and the top questions of many SEs are worth reading. Whenever I read an really awesome answer (...
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Is there any real association between different sites (except Association Bonus)?

Stack Exchange has grown to consist of over 130 sites, that discuss a variety of subjects. We still call ourselves a single network. Apart from the fact that the basic functioning is the same, there ...
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Shouldn't an Area 51 account that reaches 200 rep offer an association bonus? [duplicate]

Perhaps this amount should instead be 250 (because the email confirmation gives 50 rep). I ran into a user who has >2k rep on A51 and he didn't give the association bonus to his other two accounts (...
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“You can only post once every 20 minutes”

I have 15K reputation in one of the SE sites, I don't have such restrictions. Now I entered a new SE site and I can't post twice in 20 minutes. I think if a user is trusted somewhere he should be ...
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Misleading rep report

I think this is a bug (but not a serious one). I recently crossed the association threshold of 200. This adds a hundred "bonus" that I had not expected. But the bar graph icon showed 1800. Not ...
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Certain Stack Network reputation gains could internally count towards 200-reputation threshold required to unlock the 100 reputation SE network bonus

What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) it? If people are participating across the Stack Exchange network and have reached 200 reputation in total, they probably have gotten to a point where ...
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New reputation changes icon on top keeps association bonus in the calculations [closed]

I joined [Moderators.se] this morning. Ever since, whatever SE site I visit, the +100 association bonus I received stays being calculated 'into' the new reputation changes icon. I have visited ...
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Got the “one-of-the-top-posters” e-mail but half was the Association Bonus (+100) [duplicate]

I don't think this was the intended response. I joined and posted only one answer and managed to snag the #4 slot for that week. But had it not been for that initial 100 points I would have been only ...