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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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I lost 100 reputation and it is not shown in graph [duplicate]

Last December I lost 100 reputations on Music Stack Exchange as one of my answers were marked as "rude or abusive" by 6 users. However, the graph did not lose 100 reputations. What's the reason?
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Why don't I keep my privileges when using different sites in the network? [duplicate]

When I do a Web search and find a good answer on yet another website in the StackExchange family that requires a separate registration, I find that I am back to square one in terms of "reputation", so ...
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“Recent reputation changes” for own profile, but “positive reputation changes” for foreign profile

If you open someone's profile page other than yourself, for example, Chris Osiak: If open your own profile page: Why does it mention positive changes for others' profile?
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Does the reputation of the participants in the question affect the “hotness?”

This is my second question on hot network questions. I was shocked to find this question that I asked on the list: If a collection of closed sets of arbitrary cardinality in a metric space has empty ...
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Could we please add for which post the reputation has changed due to the deletion of the user? [duplicate]

Two days ago, on Stack Overflow I got the following message: I understood for which post upvote of this user was deleted, because I have only two answers there. But if I had many answers, I would not ...
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How is a new beginner meant to grow on one of the Stack Exchange communities [duplicate]

I am new to Stack Exchange and I think it's very impressive. One thing bothers me is that because it is so far down the line, I don't think beginners stand a chance of growing. As time goes on, ...
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Missing item in Achievements

Yesterday I wrote an answer and subsequently noticed an alert on the Achievements icon for upvotes. Clicking on it and returning to the answer, I noticed that the answer score was +5 (with 5 upvotes ...
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Exempt users with the association bonus from the IP-based question rate limit

I've just created an account on Cross Validated, and typed up my first question. Unfortunately, when I try to submit it, I get an You can only post once every 40 minutes error message. I've never ...
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How do I transfer reputation points from one Stack Exchange site to another? [duplicate]

I have earned points on Stack Exchange for Database related. How do I transfer those points to dba.stackexchange?
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Not notified of all rep changes, old bug returns

This seems to be a reincarnation of Reputation notifications seem to be broken again, which was marked status-completed. So: status-uncompleted. Today (Feb 6th) on Science Fiction and Fantasy I ...
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Incorrect reputation summary on profile page [duplicate]

As you can see, it shows 2 events and +10 reputation. But there are 3 events below.
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Why does one lose reputation for posting a duplicate? [duplicate]

I don't believe it is harmful to have the same questions written in different ways. Many times I search for a question but can't find it, only later to have someone share a question that is phrased ...
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Reputation cap on individual answer upvotes [duplicate]

Reputation gain on an individual answer after a certain amount seems to me to serve no community purpose. A single-answer rep cap of, say, a thousand would still be sufficient to encourage active ...
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“Reputation earned since last visit” ignores lost reputation from removed posts

I happened to be looking at my profile on Interpersonal Skills recently, and I saw that I have 103 reputation. I also saw that I had a +4 reputation change since the last time I had checked: This was ...
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People vote reputation, myth or reality?

Hypothetic situation: You answer a question, a couple of minutes later another user with much more reputation than you post the same answer. And that's all for you in that question! All votes go ...
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Is there any correlation between the reputation and the politeness?

I'm thinking that it would be interesting to investigate the correlation between the user's reputation and its politeness. Here are some simple investigation directions: Whether high-reputation users ...
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Why don't I get my reputation back when my bounty ends without replies? [duplicate]

So I've been on stackoverflow for a while just replying question and now, for the first time asked something python-sqlalchemy related. I only got a reply that wasn't helpful so after a few days, I ...
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Increase in reputation given for creating missing tag excerpts and wikis [duplicate]

Over on Science Fiction and Fantasy, there are a lot of tags without excerpts. Almost 260 of them, in fact. I try to add some once in a while, but there are so many that I'll never make a dent in the ...
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Significant reputation difference among meta and main sites [duplicate]

I just noticed the significant reputation difference in site switcher popup for main and meta sites: According to reputation graph on stackexchange.com current meta reputation level I had two ...
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Reputation counters for SO and MSO not in sync? [duplicate]

SO says: 89008 MSO says: 88948 Shouldn't SO and MSO be fully in sync?
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Is the reputation system the same across all Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

As the title says, I'm wondering if some sites have customised their pointing system. I've just come across Troy Hunt's profile on Information Security: https://security.stackexchange.com/users/136/...
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On which site is it easier to earn reputation? [on hold]

From my experience, it's fairly easy to earn 200 reputation a day on Stack Overflow if you write a few decent answers. Meanwhile, it's incomprehensibly hard to earn 200 rep on Android Enthusiasts a ...
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Should (and could) we require the tour badge (and/or rep) to give answers?

We (SE, in general) get dozens of spam/bad answers almost every day. In particular, I'm interested in the ones from bots. Would it be worthwhile to require some minor limitation to post answers? I'm ...
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Do I have reputation on meta? [duplicate]

This is weird. On meta.SO I seem to have my own reputation, different from my Stack Overflow reputation. Yet, according to the FAQs, there is no reputation on any meta site (other than this one, ...
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Let's give top winter bashers some reputation!

The people like eLRuLL, Eran, and Panda are really good at Winter Bash, with 30/30 hats! They deserve a reward! Hats aren't just for fun because getting a hat means that you did something good on the ...
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What happens to the reputation when a question is migrated? [duplicate]

My question was migrated from the English Stack Exchange to the History of Science and Math Stack Exchange. My question is, does the reputation I gained while it was on the English S.E stay on my ...
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Not getting upvotes on accepted answer after rep cap [duplicate]

IIRC accepted answers are fully immune to the rep cap limit. I have reached the rep cap before and don't remember not getting the upvotes reflected on my reputation after I reached the limit, but ...
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Will we lose our reputation we earn from hats when we lose them?

I got the hat "retro fan" and I got 2 reputation points. Once the hats are gone, do we lose the amount of reputation we get from them or do we keep it? For example, if I got the hat X and get Y ...
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Why does this user have only have 1 rep but no apparent suspension? [duplicate]

Update: The user is now suspended network wide again. Looking at a user who is suspended on a few sites, but not most‡, I see he has a reputation of 1 although the graph says different: &...
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Highly upvoted but has 1 rep? [duplicate]

I searched for an answer using the title of this question on Meta.Workplace and on Meta.SE but nothing came up. This answer has been upvoted a lot. But the person that wrote the initial answer only ...
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What about increasing negative reputation of down-votes?

I know that with down-voting an answer the OP will take -2 reputation per down-vote. I see some answers with some up-votes and some down-votes for example consider these voting: up-votes | down-votes ...
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Why not display a users adjusted reputation depending on the domain in which they are answering or asking?

Let's assume that on Stack Overflow I have been asking and answering questions strictly in c programming and I acquire 200k reputation simply because I breath c programming and nothing else. If I ...
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Why does Meta Stack Exchange have reputation? [duplicate]

On the per-site-metas, users don't have a reputation score different from their score on the site (so a user's meta.stackoverflow reputation is just their Stack Overflow reputation). But meta....
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Why is the vote down privilege at 100 reputation instead of 125? [duplicate]

Meta Stack Exchange has the voting down privilege awarded at 100 reputation, rather than 125 reputation like the rest of the network. Other meta sites also require 125 reputation. Why does it take 25 ...
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Can I have a pension? [duplicate]

I am getting old and I need money. I bet many people do, but for some reason they prefer not to speak about it. Over 8 years at Stack Overflow I scored 11k rep and some badges. There are not many ...
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Top bar bug - no reputation shown for Area 51

The top bar's hamburger menu displays all the community's you're a member of, and your reputation there. Area 51 is displayed there, but its reputation isn't. Funnily enough, Area 51 Discussion Zone ...
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Differentiating why votes are removed on user deletion

According to Shog9's post, there are two and only two reasons why votes are removed when an account is deleted: Some thresholds relating to vote count and number of people affected are not breached. ...
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Incorrect Meta reputation in site switcher [duplicate]

I opened the site switcher and found that my Meta Stack Overflow reputation was not right: On both Main and Meta Stack Overflow, the reputation counter on my profile page show that the real amount is ...
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How can I help correct an answer if I don't have enough reputation to comment?

This Code Review question has an accepted answer with a single issue that I wanted to help note/fix. Then Blindman67 suggested the naive approach with this solution: function findCommon(arr)..." ...
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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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How does identity follow me from site to site with Stack Exchange?

I've been a member of Stack Overflow for years and I also read other sites like https://security.stackexchange.com. This morning while I was logged into https://stackoverflow.com, I then went to ...
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Should the diamond be given to you at a certain reputation?

I couldn't find another question on Meta Stack Exchange that answers this issue. Let's see the official Help page for some info here: Trusted user Awarded at: 20,000 reputation Trusted users are ...
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Area 51 reputation changes not showing up on reputation tab [duplicate]

I've noticed that whenever I gain or lose reputation on Area 51, it does not show up on the global reputation tab. Reputation changes are showing up for every other site, but not for Area ...
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I issued my first flag and got a deduction for it [duplicate]

As my title says, it was the first time I had issued a flag. There was this answer to one of my questions that clearly was spam. It was a clear advertising of a website/application and in no way ...
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Unable to see changes on reputation tab from downvotes [duplicate]

A little while ago, I lost a little bit of rep from downvotes. However, there was no -2 shown on my reputation tab, but when I clicked on the tab, I could see the changes. In other words, I had to ...
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Did I get a dissociation malus? [duplicate]

In the “community selection” drop down menu, my reputation on a particular meta site has been displayed 100 points smaller than the true amount for at least a week or so. The behaviour is consistent ...
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Large delay when earning reputation back from deleted question [duplicate]

Whenever I do a question and it receives a large number of downvotes, I usually tend to delete them instead of editing, as I am nervous about losing my reputation. From my past experience with Stack ...
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Arbitrary behaviour of community via upvoting low quality questions and downvoting better questions [duplicate]

A while back I saw a question (Q1) about why the unix command cat was called that and what was the use when you could simply use vim. Question was well received and upvoted, but the actual reaction ...
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Blind experiment to evaluate upvote and downvote tendency by author reputation [closed]

I have a sneaking suspicion that the decision whether to upvote / downvote content relies heavily on the reputation of the author of the question. This phenomenon is known as the fallacy of origins. ...
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How did I just downvote and then upvote an answer? [duplicate]

In the question Is There a Difference Between Entering an Active Stargate on One Side Or The Other? I reacted, then re-considered. I cocked up, downvoting an answer which did not deserve that, ...