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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 doesn't reputation persist across the Stack Exchange network? [duplicate]

The Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow which is the largest. Why doesn't reputation persist across the network, especially if your reputation on Stack ...
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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?

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, ...
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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 ...