Questions tagged [reputation]

Measurement of a user's contributions to the site, and the extent to which the community "trusts" that user with extra privileges.

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Let's not waste all that reputation and increase the limits during the crisis

I just had this noble idea of increasing the rep-cap limits and vote limits for the duration of the crisis. Questions and answers are upvoted hundred of times. There is so much reputation that goes ...
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Mark 200 reputation in the privilege ladder

Despite being an important mark, the reaching of 200 reputation is not marked in the privilege ladder. The achievement grant in fact some privileges around the SE network Qualification for an ...
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All-time reputation league is irregular

The all-time reputation league numbering is rather irregular: 100s: 2, 5 1000s: 2, 3, 5 10000s: 2.5, 5 Each order of magnitude has different prefixes. This is mildly disturbing. Edit: A comment ...
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Add more rows to the total reputation user leagues

The all-time reputation league has a table with total reputation per user: On Stack Overflow, there are now 749 users with 100,000+ reputation. It would be nice to have a couple of extra entries to ...
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Moderator moves comments to chat - can low-rep user participate?

Something that isn't clear to me in the other discussions on this topic: Low-rep users can't write comments on anything other than their own posts (questions or answers) or answers to their own ...
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Error in top user - quarterly page

I was just browsing through the top user page and might have spotted an error. See e.g. Tarun with 15.9k reps on the quarterly page. In the monthly overview he has 351 reps. If i am not mistaken, ...
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Allow staff members to opt out of reputation

Related: How do downvoted questions/announcements affect staff/moderators? I have wanted to post something like this at least since I saw a staff member drop all the way to one reputation on the ...
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How do downvoted questions/announcements affect staff/moderators?

I have some technical questions about this hot post here: Official FAQ on gender pronouns and Code of Conduct changes (I have avoided voting on this post specifically because I want to remain ...
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Shared Reputation? [duplicate]

Why can't there be (or is there?) a way to gain credence from one's reputation on one site to be able to do something on another (SE vs. SO)? As someone who has long consumed StackExchange, ...
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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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Why Are Meta Stack Exchange Downvotes Mechanically Different? [duplicate]

I seem to have been ambushed by a subtle difference: elsewhere, Meta seemed to be about discussing solutions and expressing one's agreement or disagreement with them by upvotes or downvotes, with the ...
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Do I regain reputation from voting to close my own massively downvoted question?

I have a massively downvoted question with no answers and already has 2 votes to close. Does closing or deleting both refund my reputations lost?
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Should we reward parallel questions?

Former co-founder Jeff Atwood seemed to think parallel paths to a solution were a good thing. He wrote, some duplication is desirable. There’s often benefit to having multiple subtle variants of a ...
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How can I find out what caused my reputation loss? [duplicate]

I'm new to this site. Although I had made my account almost 6 months ago, I've started using stackexchange only very recently (about 10-15 days). I'm active particularly on stackexchange mathematics....
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The Exact Use Of Question Upvotes And A Suggestion On Question Downvotes

I was wondering why there is question upvotes. The obvious reason would be that the question is useful, clear, and has a positive impact towards the community. Also, the question asker has researched ...
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Reputation and reputation graph out of sync [duplicate]

I noticed that the top point of the reputation graph is not showing the current reputation as expected. I think this happened after I have reported some suspicious ratings and I have received some ...
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The rich get richer phenomenon in stackexchange communities [duplicate]

I've noticed that when two or more answers are provided to a question, people's votes tend to gravitate toward the answer posted by the person with higher reputation. I've observed this "rich get ...
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Did not receive additional privileges per “Join Meta today and earn extra privileges like posting, commenting and voting.”

I did not receive additional privileges per "Join Meta today and earn extra privileges like posting, commenting and voting." This message shows up if you (for example) try to comment without an ...
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Does downvoting an answer on Meta cost rep now? [duplicate]

I recently (an hour or so ago) downvoted this answer (which had been at a score of 0 before my downvote, in case that's relevant), and I saw my Meta.SE rep go from 101 to 100 (and got a notification ...
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Reputation not (or wrongly) recalculated after overriding suggested edit approval when 1000 reputation limit applies

You can only earn a maximum of 1000 reputation by suggesting edits; I reached that level two years ago on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Last week, one of my approved suggested edits was overridden by ...
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Is there a way to get reputation changes network-wide via the API?

Using the notifications API, I can get everything that shows up in the achievements popover, except for reputation changes. I can use reputation history for this, but it's per-site so would require a ...
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Include relevant site participation for privilege threshold instead of reputation alone

Currently, the privilege is decided by a minimum reputation, say 2000 for edits. Suppose Alice has been a long-time user and keeps the site clean and organized by making quality edits, and has a rep ...
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Am I hacked? Or what happened with my reputation? [duplicate]

I just logged in- and.. I am worried. Is it okay? Just to make sure, I don't use and never wished to use and never used a hacking engine.
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Remove downvotes [duplicate]

After a certain amount of time that I'm using SO for work, I'm arrived at conclusion that downvotes are the real reason why SO is considered "harsh" and "unfriendly" in the "outer world". So I don't ...
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What is the reason behind not gaining reputation for a user when upvoting, but removing reputation when a user downvotes?

I am trying to familiarise myself with SO (company)/SE, reading posts such as "What is reputation?", "How does reputation works?", "Decrease of reputation on downvote?", etc. I've split voting ...
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Are bounties given by deleted users maintained or deleted?

Indeed, there is a difference in the answers of the two moderators Grace Note and Nick Craver. I quote Grace Note in her comment on an answer to Bounties from deleted accounts should still be awarded;...
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Show banner asking for nominations only when user has enough reputation

When visiting Tor Stack Exchange, I'm seeing the following banner: Want to help moderate this community? We need more candidates in the ongoing election! It's a decent idea for getting more ...
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Why is the reputation page not showing + or - reputation points for this question? [duplicate]

On seeing @Glorfindel's Reputation page, there is no reputation change for the highlighted question. First I thought it might have been undownvoted, but it says upvote. But there is no +5 ...
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Per-site equivalent of Stack Overflow reputation page [duplicate]

In Can I check what my reputation was on a particular date? I learned about this URL https://stackoverflow.com/reputation which provides the full reputation history on Stack Overflow. Is there an ...
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Are there any site moderators with very low reputation?

Are there any moderators on SE that have very low reputation? I ask, since naturally, moderators are experienced users, who would have a decent amount of rep unless they have given away many bounties. ...
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Can users without the required reputation suggest new tags? [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange boardgames' domain I sadly was not able to submit my response, as the game I was posting about is not so popular (#). So I just went on and put any random tag on it. I am really ...
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Question regarding edit vs. suggested edit [duplicate]

I know that at 2000 reputation, users receive the editing privilege, meaning they can edit a post directly without going through peer-reviewing. However, users whose reputation is below 2000, can ...
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What is the highest amount of reputation lost in a single day?

I know what I am asking is a bit weird question, but while surfing around I found the highest reputation gain in a single day. I thought: why not try the highest amount of reputation lost in a single ...
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Why is it a problem, to collect so many rep as possible? [closed]

The rep is not given for anything. It correlates well with the useful work for the sites. People doing this, they are not "rep farmers". More exactly, yes they are, but it is a good thing (for the ...
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How can a user have a different reputation on a per-site meta than they have on the main site? [duplicate]

A certain user (I won't mention them here) has 4 reputation on a Stack Exchange site's per-site meta and 1 reputation on the site itself. The user is not banned or "temporarily suspended" on either ...
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Why aren't chat username and avatar privileges revoked upon the user losing the required rep (including via suspension)?

Generally, if a user gains a reputation-based privilege, the user will lose it if they later fall below the required reputation. I've found that this has one major exception in chat. Users without ...
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Why Stack Exchange is no longer a fun place for learning and sharing knowledge, and how we can change this [closed]

I have been a longtime lurker on Stack Exchange, and enjoyed using it as a reference and learning tool. I am happy to see it grow, but I am increasingly worried about where it's going. Prompted by ...
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There shouldn't be a > in the mobile site's privilege tracker

On the mobile site, the privilege tracker has a ">" symbol in front of the number of reputation points necessary: This is inaccurate. As soon as this user has exactly 10 reputation, they will have ...
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Mobile site shows wrong numbers when tracking privileges

This is my activity page on the mobile site: A zoom in on the privilege tracker: So it says that when I have more than 1,300 reputation, I'll get the privilege. Sounds correct, right? Let's just hop ...
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What are my choices when I don't receive any correct answers for my bounty question? [duplicate]

I've asked a question on Stack Overflow with a bounty. Assume I have received three answers, but all of them are incorrect and not what I asked. I clearly mentioned what my problem was and what I'm ...
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Are we aiming for a single answer that covers everything about a question on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

So I was thinking about why only one answer can be accepted to any particular question on Stack Exchange. I was thinking, most likely, so there would develop one answer that covers "everything" about ...
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Are users given back rep if another person compromises their account and uses it to post spam? [duplicate]

What if some person has access to someone else's Stack Exchange account (compromised credentials, open laptop, etc.) and goes ahead and posts something useless or even offensive garnering multiple ...
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My reputation on Code Review shows an incorrect number of items in an expandable list [duplicate]

This says it all: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/users/62615/rory-ap?tab=reputation
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What happens to my rep if an answer is migrated to a stack where I'm not a member? [duplicate]

I answer a question -- which, I'll admit, already has a couple close votes, but which seems to be to be a pretty simple and on-topic ask. An hour or so later, I get a notification that my answer has ...
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What happens to a user who has received a ton of downvotes?

I was always curious to what happens to users that have a ton of downvotes on their question/topics. Maybe I'm just finding this unfair for this guy. After all, he is just doing his job to post an ...
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How does a <3000 rep user cast a close vote on their own question? [duplicate]

A question on The Workplace - Boss expects me to attend meetings I was never informed about? - was recently put on hold, but something looked funny in the close votes: The author has less than the 3,...
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What is the point of limiting bounties to a maximum of 500 reputation? [duplicate]

I have looked at the Help Center article about bounties and do not understand why there is a maximum on the amount of reputation you can offer as a bounty.
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Will a downvote from a user below 125 give you reputation penalty (-2)?

Will a downvote from a user below 125 give you reputation penalty (-2)? I just want to know how it works. I tried to register a new account and downvoted on one of my answers. I didn't get the -2 ...
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Correction for serial voting not received yet [duplicate]

I got my reputation back for the questions marked with green marker, but not for the questions marked with red color. This is not a duplicate. I saw that link before. I didn't get my reputation back....
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Odd rep display

I had a comment, but there was no comment button. Assuming I just hadn't joined the site, I thought, I'll put in an answer, which will join me, and then I can delete it and make it a comment. It ...