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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Reputation in chat is incorrect

Reputation in chat is incorrect. Example: Jon Skeet https://chat.stackexchange.com/users?tab=all&sort=reputation&page=1: 1168k https://stackexchange.com/users/11683/jon-skeet?tab=accounts: >...
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Achievements bar is showing positive reputation gain in spite of the answer getting unaccepted?

On Physics.SE my answer to this question got unticked/unaccepted. I found this because my reputation got down (and surely unless I get serially downvoted or a user get removed such reputation change ...
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Why do you need reputation to access meta? [duplicate]

Why is participating in meta a privilege in Stack Overflow? https://stackoverflow.com/help/privileges/participate-in-meta
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One user answers all questions or tag monopoly [duplicate]

There are some users at Stack Overflow who answer all questions with some special tag almost 24/7. They give in 5 mins all the possible options in their answer (and for this tag not many options are ...
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What is the reputation requirement to answer “Highly active question”? [duplicate]

I have 101 rep here which consist of 1 real (earned by Q/A on this site) rep and 100 bonus rep. I can't answer "Highly active question". Does such question require 10+ real rep to answer? I can't find ...
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Why do privileges in meta and stack require different amounts of reputation? [duplicate]

So I suddenly decided to earn some reputation on meta as I have been so concentrated on Stack Overflow. So when I switched to meta, I started noticing how the same privileges required more or less ...
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Why is Stack Exchange so restrictive of user permissions? [duplicate]

For example, if I wish to add a valid comment, I require 50 reputation to do so, and this is required for each different stack exchange. For example, I can't go to the Travel Stack Exchange and drop ...
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Wrong daily reputation total on profile page

While answering a question about daily reputation limit I noticed something odd in my reputation history. My profile shows a total reputation gained of 204 for December 4th, 2019 (for you all, it'll ...
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Query regarding an user's reputation cap detail

Today I see an user's reputation tab, where the user received +201 reputation from upvote. Regarding reputation cap, as I aware we can still earn rep beyond the cap by winning a bounty, accepting an ...
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How can we evaluate what were the impacts of “Rewarding the Question Askers” on a specific site? [duplicate]

The reputation value from 5 to 10 on positive votes for questions has recently been changed to better reward users who create questions. But ... what were the impacts on each community? Has the ...
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Question edited after that answer was not matched [duplicate]

Suppose i answered some one's question and after some times OP was change the question body that my answer was not matched with the question. So, in future anyone else visited and found that ...
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“User was removed” results in strange “daily reputation” information? [duplicate]

Two days ago, I first hit the daily cap limit. A bit later, I got -12 (user removed). Overall, it looks like this: Although, the daily reputation shows up as 190. Is that a bug, or do I get ...
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What is the minimum reputation amount required to view questions without replies tagged as “duplicate”"?

When not logged in, attempting to visit a question that is marked as duplicate of another and doesn't have any replies, redirects to the original question (i.e. the question displayed in the "possible ...
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What happens if a bounty is awarded automatically when there are 2 answers with an equal amount of upvotes? [duplicate]

From https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/16067/678412: What happens if I feel my question is still unanswered? / What is automatic awarding? Approximately 24 hours after the end of the bounty ...
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What is the equation used to find out how much reputation you gain or lose when you post a question or answer [duplicate]

How is your reputation affected when you make a question or answer. Probably by some combination of votes and views and favorites, but what is the exact formula?
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Daily reputation cap doesn't account for reputation * loss* due to bounty awarded?

There are many Q&A's around this and the best explanation of daily cap model is from this answer that uses the bucket analogy. It is an old answer but gives a good understanding. My confusion is ...
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Am I really trusted to start using privileges as soon as I earn them?

In the latter part of 2019, I have seen my reputation skyrocket on several of our sites. I gained the 10k tools on multiple sites, and just recently gained my first "Protect Questions" privilege. I ...
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Some reputation of the upvoted wiki post (Q&A) should be awarded to the original author

An upvoted question or answer earns +10. But if the author has decided to make it a wiki for betterment of the post or has been made wiki by the community moderators, then reputation per upvote is ...
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Achievement icon shows different reputation than what was earned [duplicate]

The other day, I checked on my recent question. To my surprise, the achievements icon displayed a different reputation change amount than what I had earned: There is a discrepancy of 2, just as in ...
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How can a user earn more than 2000 rep in a week?

I am a bit confused seeing the first page of reputation earned in a week, which is more than 2000 for the top user? According to What is the "daily reputation cap"?, when you pass 200 you ...
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Can we add thousands separator for reputation tooltip in stack exchange grid view

Can we add thousands separator for the reputation tooltip in the Stack Exchange grid view, for each site's top user's reputation tooltip. It will increase the number readability. Currently the ...
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It is OK to register u fake user accounts on stack exchange to self-increase reputation? [duplicate]

The case would be: A user that created a new thread on a stack exchange forum creates a fake user account (and possibly use a different device for posting) and fills in the thread that the original ...
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What are the results of question reputation changes after one month?

More than month ago question upvotes were changed in value from +5 to +10. Right now we can talk about results/metrics and how it affected the community. I guess SE had assumptions before this change....
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Bountied reputation changes treated as accepted answers

I recently got a bounty here on SO: how to round/remove traling ".0" zeros in pandas column? But when I look at the summary page of my activity, it's colored green and it's the same color ...
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Is it possible to get a time series of reputation from the Data Explorer?

I would like to know the reputation score from a certain user on some specific moments in the past, is there the possibility of recovering this with the SQL language?
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Meta sites are missing reputation in the Your Communities list in the Stack Exchange iOS app

Reputation for per-site metas is not shown in the 'Your Communities' list in the sidebar menu of the Stack Exchange iOS app (anymore – it used to work before). App development is currently frozen, ...
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Do you actually lose rep if your edit was rolled back by the author?

I've found this post, where an SE employee stated that: a rollback does not cause a reversal of the reputation gained But check this question. Edit was approved. Member got reputation. Author ...
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Bring back the deeper-green rep change color

A couple of days back, the color of the green box indicating reputation change changed to light blue. Ok, it's a winter bash thing, I get it. Or - maybe it wasn't. Anyway, now it's light green. Why? :-...
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Is there a minimum reputation to obtain hats?

I created this account to answer some questions on Stack Overflow and also to obtain some hats. I have answered some questions and one of my answers was even accepted and upvoted, but I still haven't ...
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Hide notifications about a specific question?

Is there any way to hide rep notifications about a specific question? I'm happy when I'm getting a diverse set of notifications relevant to my recent participation on Stack Exchange sites. But it's ...
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Have the question voting patterns changed after increasing question upvote points to 10?

Are there any statistics that would show changes in voting patterns across SE sites since there was a change in the reputation system rewarding question upvotes with 10 points? I am asking about ...
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Reputation changes listed twice [duplicate]

Briefly the up- and downvotes on my last question where shown twice (see image). Is that as it should be? It has happened again twice: and:
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Which users gained the most reputation by the “Rewarding the Question Askers” change?

Since November 13th, upvotes to questions are now worth 10 reputation instead of 5 reputation. This has led to some sites in the network getting a new top user. It's possible to see (approximately) ...
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Why wasn't I notified of new privileges I gained as a result of the recent reputation recalculation?

FYI: In the rep recalculation for questions, privileges didn't follow. Today, a single upvote on this question, which constitutes all my activity on that site since recalculation, triggered the ...
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Does the recent question reputation change affect question bans?

Question upvotes were recently changed in value from +5 to +10: see We’re Rewarding the Question Askers. I'm not sure, but it seems possible this may affect question bans: To avoid bypassing the ...
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The months shown on the reputation chart are all next to each other, no spaces [duplicate]

I was just checking on my account since I saw an e-mail notifying me on the change in reputation on questions, and I noticed this: I recognize that this is a bug, and I want to shed light onto ...
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Is the voting and reputation system sustainable? How can we improve it or maybe it should be replaced?

Is voting still sustainable? The number of votes going down and the dynamics changing towards questions and answers only being relevant during the first few days. This makes the rating system, by ...
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Why wasn't reputation loss on downvoted questions doubled as well?

The official reasoning behind doubling the reward for question upvotes from +5 to +10 was - when I understood it correctly - SE (inc.) wants to encourage the community to generate more "good" ...
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What is the relationship between the paper by May, Wachs, and Hannák (2019) and the recent changes to question reputation?

It seems non-coincidental that the paper by May, Wachs, and Hannák (2019) was published online on the 8-th February 2019, shortly prior to the recent change to question reputation points (13-th ...
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Does the recent question reputation change aim to fulfill moderation needs left by resigning moderators?

The recent question rep reward change must have bumped several users to 10k or 'mod user'. Considering that last month there were so many moderators resigning or halting activity, possibly leaving the ...
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Displaying the questions or answers reputation, in addition to the total reputation [duplicate]

This request was triggered by the very recent blog post We’re Rewarding the Question Askers, which announced that now, also retroactively, the askers are given as many reputation points (10) as the ...
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Can we increase the reputation per answer uptick to 20?

Many economists, contemporary or otherwise, argue that controlled measured inflation is good for an economy as it can be shown to increase productivity. With the recent doubling of question ...
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Split reputation: one for questions and one for answers [duplicate]

This request was triggered by the very recent blog post We’re Rewarding the Question Askers, which announced that now, also retroactively, the askers are given as many reputation points (10) as the ...
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Why is there no 'expiration' on user privileges?

With the recent changes to reputation gain from asking questions, I just received a whole bunch of reputation on StackOverflow, where I now have over 15k reputation. This now means I have access to ...
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Not complaining, but I just gained 500 points without reason [duplicate]

Last night I received 500 points extra without any (to me know) particular reason. I still had a browser open so here's a screenshot of my stats of yesterday: and currently it's: with no actual ...
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Where did 125 of my reputation go?

It seems I have lost 125 reputation on Stack Overflow since yesterday. Of course this has happened before when a user/question gets removed. However this has always been reflected in the ...
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Some improvement suggestions for the Reputation value change email

Yesterday, I received an email about the reputation value change. When viewing the mail in the standard iOS Mail app (on an iPhone 7 Plus, if it matters), the gray background isn't as wide as it ...
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Question weight recount, does it retroactively affect daily limit counters? [duplicate]

Can anyone say whether the complete recount of question voting changed counters such as the one for the Legendary badge?
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Change in the weight of upvote on questions: Distraction or bad timing and the absence of community involvement?

It's not a secret that SE is running with multiple issues, the unfortunate loss of moderators like Aza which get escalated into the directions which nobody wanted, and the SOpocalypse. Now after a day ...
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Will all questions get the new rep for upvotes, or only those that are still open?

We all have seen reputation recalculation notification today. The reputation earned for each question up-vote has increased to 10. Does this reputation recalculation apply to all questions with ...