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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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Can I have a pension?

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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Can the minimum reputation needed for downvoting privledges be adjusted across SE sites? [duplicate]

The reputation needed for down voting (or up voting) for different SE sites is variable, e.g., down voting requires 125+ Cross Validated 100+ Meta Stack Exchange 150+ Area 51 125+ Mathematica 125+ ...
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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, ...
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User has 1 reputation on Interpersonal.SE but 189 on Interpersonal.meta [duplicate]

I was looking at the list of new meta members for IPS.SE and I came across a user UID #22035 looking at the profile you can see their reputation is exactly 189. But, if we go their main profile here ...
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Reputation shown for meta sites in site list dropdown is incorrect [duplicate]

I noticed that the reputation shown for meta sites in the site list dropdown differs rather greatly from the main site reputation: For example, there's a gap of ~2k on AU and AU meta (~1.5%), ~600 on ...
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Rankings regarding “helpful flags”, “edited”, “vote count”?

The "gamification" is mainly built around reputation, so it is straight forward to get a ranking of community members by reputation points (example: Stack Overflow). I did a bit of searching, but I ...
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Show reputation decreases on top bar? [duplicate]

Early today, I logged in to SE, and the top bar (trophy cup icon) showed a rep change of +27. When I pulled it down to see the details, it showed +20 in each of two stacks (three actions - two ...
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List of Stack Exchange Users By Reputation [duplicate]

Is there some way to get a visual or list of every Stack Exchange user in each sub site by reputation and badges or is this information private?
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Meta sites in “Your Communities” display different reputation

While using the top bar to navigate across communities, I noticed that the reputation displayed on meta sites on that list does not match the one of their corresponding main sites: I have noticed on ...
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Show a 0 when reputation changes, not nothing

I noticed that my reputation on two sites changed, yet I saw so number on the trophy icon. After opening it, I saw that I had a +2 and a -2 in recent changes. This is somewhat confusing, as my ...
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Also show reputation and badges on review subpages

The answer to the question "Why are rep and badges now collapsed on Safari iPad?" explains that for narrower viewports, your reputation and badges are not shown in your topbar. As a sample, in my case,...
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Why don't you get reputation for answers on your question?

Since one posted a problem that other people can benefit from, one should receive reputation points for every answer, even if the answer doesn't solve your problem. Sometimes the 'marked as correct' ...
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Answer awarded bounty but not accepted as an answer. Bounty not added to reputation

I've answered a question with a bounty. Ultimately the question author found out the solution by himself, posted it and accepted that answer. But they decided to award my answer a bounty for my ...
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Rephrase low-quality-posts comment about “reputation required to comment”

https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts has an option to select a comment This is commentary on another post, not an answer. “This does not provide an answer to the question. Once ...
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Add to help/privileges/comment link explaining why comments need higher reputation than answers

The question “Why do I need 50 reputation to comment?”  was raised many times (see duplicates of Why do I need 50 reputation to comment? What can I do instead? ). It will be useful on Comment ...
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'User was deleted' removed too much of my reputation [duplicate]

I will get straight to the point: I lost 155 reputation because a user was removed. Now, my question isn't about why the user was deleted, it's actually about how to contact the administration to get ...
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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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How is reputation grouped in the achievements dialog (trophy menu)?

In the above image, there are two groups for my post on Puzzling.SE. The +35 one contains 7 upvotes (it's a question), and the +4 one contains an accept and an approved suggested edit. I searched for ...
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All of my questions are about Stack Overflow; will I get reputation if I transfer them to from meta.stackexchange to meta.stackoverflow?

I have lots of questions on this (meta.stackexchange.com), and all of them are about Stack Overflow. I just learned that there is also a Meta Stack Overflow. How should I transfer them, and ...
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reputation that's given to other users by me

Is there or can there be a counter that shows how much reputation my participation in the SE sites has given to other users? For example, when I vote up or down a question or an answer, mark my ...
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Hiccup in the site [duplicate]

I have two questions this morning with a positive score, yet neither the app or full site achievement drop downs are reflecting and rep changes after half an hour. Neither answer is showing up in the ...
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Reputation changes not visible in the achievement box (again)

Just like yesterday, which was marked as status-completed. But today, it's not working again. I'm still notified of new badges: Update: it looks like new events are now updated; reputation events ...
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Reputation changes not visible in the achievement box

I earned 38 reputation on Movies & TV today at the time of writing this question. However the achievement box doesn't reflect so. As we can see in the first image, there are three positive and ...
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Why does SE force me to permanently lose my reputation for asking a 'bad' question? [duplicate]

This has happened with me many times across the SE network. For example, someone has downvoted another of my questions for no apparent reason, affecting my 'rep'. However, SE strongly discourages me ...
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Why is Stack Overflow the only account shown in my reputation tab?

In Stack Exchange, it lists all my different communities properly. However, when I look at my reputation tab I can only see Stack Overflow. I'd like to see my reputation in all the communities, like ...
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Don't you think minus rep could cause negative effect? [duplicate]

When you gain something, it means that you will lose it some days. That is indeed. However, there is 2 kinds of losing. Lost something without aware of it and vice versa. And I believe that when we ...
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Round nearest vs round up

Reputation under 100 were rounded to the nearest 100 if your rep is over 10k. Now it seems to have been changed to rounding up. Is it an intentional change?
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How many reputation points exactly should a deleted user have to prevent vote invalidation?

Yes, I know, we have this question: How can I delete my account? But it's not clear. Old SOru discussion: Когда аккаунт удаляется с сохранением голосов?. A user with high reputation score was ...
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Earning basic privileges based on time spent on site or other new criteria

I will start by saying that after reading this meta post about a declined feature request to allow moderators to grant commenting privileges, I am skeptical that my suggestions/thoughts will get ...
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Upvoting a 1 reputation bug

I'll give an example of what I think to be a bug. Say someone has 1 reputation. I vote up, he now has 6. Someone vote him down, he now has 4. I cancel my upvote, he now has 1. I upvote him again, he ...
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The Stack Exchange pension, or, reaching the daily reputation limit entirely with votes on old posts

At the time of writing, 30 users on Stack Overflow have more than 500k reputation, and one user is a reputation millionaire. The millionaire user with more than 34,000 answers has posted only two ...
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What happens to privileges if the requirements change? [duplicate]

On Stack Overflow the current privilege thresholds are considerably higher than a newly created site such as Interpersonal Skills which tells me that popularity dictates privilege thresholds. So what ...
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Feedback notice should say “downvotes” rather than “votes”

Voting up needs 15 reputation, voting down needs 125 reputation. If a user with enough reputation to upvote but not to downvote attempts to downvote, s/he is presented with the message: Thanks for ...
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How can some one earn a large number of points by posting 1 question but got 5 upvotes? [duplicate]

I just wonder how someone in StackOverflow can earn a large number of points in a week but just with 1 question and 5 upvotes. I found Ugur as one of those who earned the highest number of the ...
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Would an increase in the positive motivation to take care of newbies be useful?

The new CoC operates mainly with negative motivation, i.e. the unfriendly welcome, particularly to newbies, is forbidden. Violating it results in punishment. Maybe the system could have a positive ...
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Two suggestions to mitigate abusive downvoting [duplicate]

The current functionality of [practically] unlimited downvoting encourages abusive users to engage in conduct that is shady and coward. Although downvotes also decrease voter's reputation score, the ...