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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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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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Should more tolerance be made of poorly received questions, where these represent a small percentage of the users' questions? [duplicate]

I have just received the "wait - some of your recent questions haven't been well-received", etc, message when attempting to post a question on the "Stack Overflow" site. I checked, and of the 18 ...
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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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Why does SE use reputation and badges system? [duplicate]

Based on what consideration does SE believe such systems would help to build a good community? Is there any social theory about this design?
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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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Lose 1 reputation for downvoting an answer - thoughts on regaining reputation if you provide a comment?

As many of you know, you lose 1 reputation when you downvote an answer. The reasoning behind this is to discourage excessive downvoting and only downvoting for strong reasons. The loss of reputation, ...
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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 ...
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Deleting question causes loss of answerers' reputation [duplicate]

I was quite baffled by what happened yesterday. On Worldbuilding Stack Exchange there was a line of questions, revolving around alchemists and spoons. Given that it was quite fun, these became quite ...
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I'm not notified when reputation changes

I'm on the latest version of Chrome, Windows 10. It happened a couple of times this week, that when someone upvotes my questions, I don't get notified (the green +5 in the top navbar doesn't show) ...
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How can I get reputation points temporarily

People learn about the mistakes once they make it. I am long time user and occasional user of SO. I am currently at a situation where having 2k reputation for bounties would help me tremendously. I ...
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Daily reputation is not counted correctly on profile page [duplicate]

As we all know, we can achieve an Epic and Legendary badges when we hit the daily reputation cap of 200 points per day for 50/150 times. The question is - which points count here? Just the upvotes ...
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Reputation change missing from recent achievements dropdown? [duplicate]

Take a look at the screenshots below. I have earned some positive reputation today, but it is missing from the recent achievements dropdown. Badges earned do show up there though.
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Reputation not appearing in Rep. Notification Queue - yet it is given silently

I answered a question on Super User and while on other sites I did not get a 'Reputation Notification' to explain that I was given 2 upvotes for my answer - yet if I manually check my Profile here at ...
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Data availability: Data Dump vs. API / SEDE

I am trying to find out if ALL the data available from the API and through SEDE queries is available if I took an offline data dump. So for example, Could I get the user reputation as of a ...
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Reputation leagues by tags (or programming language)

Is it possible to identify - say the top 300 Node.js users by Stack Overflow reputation? This question can be answered in two ways: Programmatically (with an API) or by looking at the Stack ...
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Determining user's reputation as of particular date?

I would like to programmatically - or with the API determine what a user's reputation is on a particular day. As such, I have found this link: Determine a user's reputation on a given day However,...
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Total reputation (sum of all reputations) of all Stack Overflow users?

I wanted to know if it is possible to get the total reputation of all Stack Overflow users - i.e. the sum of ALL reputation scores of ALL Stack Overflow users. I am aware that this would be a large ...
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Lost points from a suggested edit when a later, anonymous, suggested edit was reverted

My profile says I lost 2 points because "suggested edit approval overridden". When I checked the answer, when I checked the revision history I found that the community revision from 2018/07/18 was ...
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How can I find out the amount of points I have lost due to the reputation cap?

Yesterday, I hit the reputation cap for the first time, and am not sure why I'm afraid that today I'll also hit it. It seems that people in World Building love superheroes fear of getting injured ...
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Why is the rep threshold for commenting set specifically to 50?

Please note: this is NOT a request to change the reputation required to comment everywhere. Rather, this is a neutral support question asking about the existing limit. I'm wondering why the minimum ...
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Accepting the answer given by a certain person

I have posted a few questions on Stack Overflow. And I have accepted the answers for most of them. Stack Overflow gives us an option of sharing the link to a question that we posted with other ...
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Trying to view Jon Skeet reputation causes 500 error

There's this link that shows your reputation across all networks (just change the id with the appropriate one. me doesn't work). Trying to view Jon Skeet's... well, unsurprisingly, the server doesn'...
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User search data with ranking; what's the reputation for? [duplicate]

Below the name "0" is displayed, I can understand this is some reputation but on what basis is it granted?
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Bug with user removal and going over 200 point per day cap? [duplicate]

I've noticed from time to time that when a user is removed from the system that I'll receive a -10. However if I'm over the 200/day cap and this happens, any further upvotes do not count.   ...
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Chat room “write access” option does not work

It was nice to discover the option for a room owner to add any user to a room, even if their rep is too low. ...so I notified the user in question, and as instructed on the next screen, I had them ...
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Find unupvote of question [closed]

How can I see which of my questions an upvote has been removed? Because there is sudden decrement of 10 in my reputation, and I want to figure out which question the upvote has been removed. Can I ...
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I'm aware of a user that has previously admitted to downvoting with a script but the votes haven't been retracted. What do I do?

Double edit: the flag has been marked as helpful on August the 10th but nothing seems to have happened with the downvotes? I know it's just -2 rep for each downvote but it'd be great to see it ...
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Meta chatroom rep different from site chatroom rep [duplicate]

If you type a few lines one after the other in chat, you can see your site-wide reputation show up: Except in any https://chat.meta.stackexchange.com room: Why? :-/
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Downvoting accepted answers without comment [duplicate]

One person has downvoted my answer yesterday with a comment saying answer contain bad advice. Although that answer was accepted by OP and upvoted by one user also. But the user which has given an ...