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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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Reputation bug?

On my English Language Learners account (ELL), my reputation suddenly went down by 2, even though there was nothing in the reputation changes drop down menu. The very next day I received the Unsung ...
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Are developers/moderators keen on adding new reputation achievements?

I recently joined Stack Exchange, and have seen the reputation "achievements" or privileges and having access to tools, e.g., moderator tools at 10K rep. And I also have seen many people ...
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Why was this upvote marked as `+50` in the profile page? [duplicate]

From this profile page (mirror 1, mirror 2) : Why was this upvote marked as +50 in the profile page?
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Reward linking questions

Reward linking questions to leverage and organize existing knowledge There is already so much knowledge stored inside the Stack Exchange network. The chance is high that an answered question relates ...
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Reputation gain history incorrect [duplicate]

It somehow shows I had a +170 reputation gain 4 hours ago, as part of my +70 rep gained so far today. It should be +50 based on the total. The issue only happens to the highlighted new/recent rep ...
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Does Meta Stack Exchange reputation count for a commitment in Area 51?

As far as I understood from an old question, the Meta reputation doesn't count for the "200+ reputation" criteria in the Commitment stage of a site proposal. Is it still in this way or did ...
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Can badges be taken away after they are awarded? [duplicate]

There are many ways for a user to lose reputation. Let's say I have an alternative account and I vote my questions or answers to gain reputation. Some badges are linked to reputation. Let's take for ...
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Ghost (nonexistent) votes in reputation tab

Unfortunately I have recently received some upvotes, which means that new bugz are uncovered... TL;DR: if there's a day, on which you receive upvotes on post, then you check reputation tab and after ...
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Please revert the detrimental reduction of notification bubble sizes [duplicate]

The site nav bar has bubbles for indicating how many messages you have (red) and how much reputation you have gained (green). Recently - probably yesterday or today - these bubbles were made much ...
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How many users eligible to vote were active in the three months preceding an election?

I would like to know, among the number of users eligible to vote in an election, how many have actually visited a site or been active e.g voting, reviewing, commenting etc. in the three months ...
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Self-accepting an answer shows 0 rep in green instead of gray

When you accept an answer that you wrote for your own question (self-accepting), the event in the reputation history correctly shows 0 rep earned, but it incorrectly displays it in green: ...instead ...
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Inconsistent alignment in the reputation summary

There seems to be an inconsistent alignment in the reputation summary. For example, on Stack Overflow, a user with 147 reputation has the following alignment: However, another user with 172 ...
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Rep history color bugs again

Today I upvoted an answer that was unaccepted, and now in the author's reputation history I can see a -5 event, but it's not red, it's green! But I thought this was fixed last month?
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Grant site permission based on the total accumulated, rather than current, reputation [duplicate]

I've been using Stack Exchange sites for about seven years now, and in that time I've probably accumulated a few thousand reputation points — primarily on Stack Overflow. Recently I was posting a new ...
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Problem with reputation earned this week

There is a problem with the reputation earned so far this week. For instance, it says that, at the moment that I write, the VP of Community Philippe has earned 1,472 reputation points. That's a little ...
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Blue reputation marker on profile sidebar doesn't go back to original reputation when suspension ends

My suspension on Stack Overflow recently ended, but the blue reputation marker on the sidebar of my profile settings is still negative as though my reputation were still 1: This is clearly a bug, ...
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How many answers did I facilitate and (roughly) how much answer rep was generated?

Answers to Who asked the most number of questions on Stack Exchange? include SEDE scripts for site-specific and network-wide methods to rank users who've asked the most questions. Someone pointed me ...
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Problem with reputation system and duplicates

I think there might be a problem with duplicates and the reputation system. I have been on SE for quite a while. I happened to change my account a while ago; I am not new here. Reputation is supposed ...
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In the "Reputation" tab of my "Activity" page, a long post title starts on a completely new line with improper alignment

In the "Reputation" tab of my "Activity" page, a long post title starts on a completely new line, and the alignment is incorrect. Another report (perhaps related) regarding ...
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Does a blinking +10 ("voting telegraphy") mean anything more than someone is just screwing around?

Maximum size and bandwidth of SE "voting telegraphy"? Is this a known thing? was closed as duplicate of The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide and basically one can change their vote 30 times ...
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Bugs in the new rep history page

There are a number of bugs with the new reputation page. Since I haven't found any announcement post whereby we can post bugs, and since I've aggregated the bugs I've found here, I thought we could ...
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Accepted answers are no longer highlighted uniquely in new reputation history page

In the new reputation history page, accepted answers are no longer highlighted specially. There used to be a green background on events which included an accepted answer. You can see this the previous ...
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Hide the reputation of requester and posters in feature-request tagged posts, to add more guaranties of balanced advice

The more I look at Stack Exchange Meta or Stack Overflow Meta, the more I see the effects of the requester's reputation (and posters' ones) on them. Do you have a lot of gold medals and reputation? ...
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Can we see user reputation by tag? [duplicate]

Can we choose a tag and see what users have most reputation in this tag? Example: A list of users that are ordered in a descending order by reputation gained with the tag [ggplot2]. This would show ...
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What happens when a late answer is upvoted?

I have a doubt concerning the way the Late Answers review queue works. Suppose that, at the moment that an answer is posted, it qualifies to be sent to the Late Answers review queue. That is (please ...
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Did giving 10 reputation for each question upvote (instead of 5) have the desired effect?

In 2019, Stack Exchange started giving 10 reputation for every question upvote, instead of 5. Has any study investigated whether the quality or quantity of questions increased after that change?
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Reputation graph axis labels

When zooming in on a user's reputation grid, the axis labels are not always calculated or displayed correctly. Here's two examples, first zoomed in and then after resetting zoom: And these should be ...
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Is it appropriate to ask a Stack Exchange question to generate or locate citations for a site like Wikipedia?

First, since this is meta, I am keeping the question somewhat broad about the topics in question to be more applicable, while trying to keep the scope fairly narrow for the essence of the specific ...
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When a user with too little reputation tries to vote, specify the type of vote (upvote or downvote) with the reputation requirement [duplicate]

When trying to cast a upvote with <15 reputation: Thanks for the feedback! You need at least 15 reputation to cast a vote, but your feedback has been recorded. Similarly, when trying to cast a ...
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Can the threshold to see vote counts on Meta be lowered? [duplicate]

I did find this question, but it is from over ten years ago, so I'd like to revisit it This answer explains why there is a minimum requirement (tl;dr the query is expensive). That makes sense, ...
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Lower reputation requirement for "reopen" privilege [duplicate]

Some questions are closed by mistake and the current procedure for reopening is very... uhm... bureaucratic. Take a look at this question for example. We have 170 upvotes (the question clearly has ...
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Long notification delay after positive reputation change [closed]

On Stack Overflow, when I get a positive reputation change, it takes a long time to get the green +XX. So far, all of my positive rep changes (3 upvotes, 1 accept) for the UTC day have been delayed by ...
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Migrating Badges and Reputations of Stackoverflow from one account to another upon organization change [duplicate]

Is there way to transfer my Badges and Reputations of Stackoverflow to another account. My current account is tied to email Id provided by my employer. If I quit my current organization then the email ...
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Upvote worth +5 instead of +10

Upon a most recent upvote the notification and reputation increase said/is +5, everywhere else like in the reputation tab it's displaying as +10 Not hit daily limit, not downvoted on any answers today....
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Top tag reputation change doesn't clear

Initial reputation card: Both +10 share the same hovering tip: After clicking the reputation tab and refreshing the page: Notice the second +10 is still there while the first +10 is gone.
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Indicate reason and origin of small reputation decrease due to removal of an edited question [duplicate]

When one edited (redacted, enhanced) a question and the edit has been accepted, a small reputation (2 points) will be given. It is not very rare that the question is deleted at a later time, which ...
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The user page's daily reputation calculation appears to be incorrectly counting an unupvote [duplicate]

I have now had suggestions from at least five people that this is a duplicate of one of three other posts. I read and re-read all three of those posts carefully, and they are all discussing different ...
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How does review work? [duplicate]

I would like to know how the review system works. I guess the minimum reputation required for a review task is 500 or 2000, but I have seen many Stack Overflow accounts with less reputation which have ...
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Searching for questions by users with at least x reputation [duplicate]

Is it possible to search for questions written by users with at least x points in reputation? My motivation for asking is to find questions that are relatively well written and are probably not about ...
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Why did I get a serial voting reversal for a vote on a single post? [duplicate]

From the help center, "serial voting" means: When a single user continually votes (up or down) on many of your posts within a short period of time, the system considers these votes to be ...
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Is this unexpected upvote reversal evidence of a bug or just serial upvote reversal?

Yesterday my reputation was reduced for an upvote reverse on this answer as witnessed by this summary: Earlier, the upvote reversal showed in the question timeline and the points were deducted from ...
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What is the reference date for reputation levels regarding moderator elections?

The entry on the community wiki answered all but one of my questions regarding moderator elections. I understand that 300 (3000 on SO, 1000 on Mathematics.SE) reputation is needed to nominate yourself,...
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Could we get closing a question to cost 1 rep? I suspect people are rep farming by closures [closed]

I've been noticing a weird trend on Stack Overflow lately. Questions getting closed for rules that aren't broken in the question in question, questions getting closed but the closer making zero ...
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Is the minimum bounty now double your previous bounty? [duplicate]

I wanted to add an extra bounty to a question I had already bountied (at 100 rep) to make its reward comparable to a very similar question I had also bountied. I wanted to add another 150, but the ...
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Reputation glitch after user removal

On Math.SE, after a serial upvoting followed by a user removal, there is a discrepancy between what /reputation reports, and the reputation tab in my profile. According to the former, I earned 80 ...
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Why the "There were no net reputation changes on this day" despite no question/answer deleted and no votes received [duplicate]

I ran across on one of my SE profile pages (mirror): There were no net reputation changes on this day No question/answer were deleted (including by roomba), I received no votes this day, I didn't ...
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Trying to understand a "-12 Serial voting was reversed" reputation entry

I understand what serial voting is in general, having read some of "What is serial voting...", but I woke up this morning to find the message -12 Serial voting was reversed in my 'reputation'...
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Are downvotes by low-rep users actually recorded anywhere? [duplicate]

Low-reputation users on an SE site that try downvoting a question get the following message: But the downvote doesn't seem to be recorded anywhere, e.g. if a downvote a post as a low-rep users on a ...
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What drives you to keep accruing reputation? [closed]

So after 25k reputation points it seems that is the maximum of privileges here on meta or Stack Exchange. For users with 25k+, what is the drive to keep getting more reputation points? I've seen some ...
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Do privilege reputation requirements mean feedback on the new user experience is being lost?

The Question Are there user stories where feedback on the new user experience could be being lost due to reputation requirements and, if there are, is there any way to improve the situation without ...
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