Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

2
votes
1answer
30 views

Can a user make two accounts that both get the site reputation bonus at 200 rep then merge the two accounts, getting the association bonus twice?

If an alternate account earns 200 reputation and gets the association bonus, then the alternate account is merged with a different account that also has earned the association bonus, do both bonuses ...
-13
votes
1answer
74 views

Does low reputation cause the user to have any restrictions? [duplicate]

What are the restriction given by a low reputation? Do the modalities of giving answers or interact with other Stack Exchange users would change ?
12
votes
1answer
158 views

Race condition allows users to award the same bounty twice to a user

Yesterday, I put a 100-rep bounty on an answer in order to give association bonus and network flair rights to our newly-appointed community manager, Cesar M. While awarding the bounty, I clicked the ...
-12
votes
1answer
96 views

Temporary vote timestamp locking

It might be a good idea to have a system in place that would temporally lock the timestamp of a vote in place for situations where it is later retracted and redone (with the exact same vote direction) ...
5
votes
1answer
87 views

What reputation-based privileges are not awarded as part of moderator rights?

I was working on updating the FAQ Reputation requirements compared, which says that despite most privileges of 25k+ users being conferred as part of ♦ moderator rights, there are a few (2.5 ...
2
votes
0answers
81 views

Why does talk in chat still require 20 reputation on meta?

Alert! low rep user here! I'm trying to work on my rep by participating more around the StackExchange. It can be a little daunting though, writing a question and wondering if it will be well received.....
-10
votes
0answers
39 views

Why are reputation points separated by site? [duplicate]

I answer a lot of questions on CrossValidated. I ask questions on several other sites, including TexLatex and StackOverflow. I am sure there are other people who answer a lot on one site and ask a ...
-8
votes
1answer
72 views

Show network reputation next to site reputation

I have been around Stack Exchange for a while now and have a decent amount of reputation on some network sites (not crazy much but still a bit). But whenever I sign up for a new network site and thus ...
3
votes
2answers
86 views

Where can I see how many points of reputation I have lost from all my deleted posts (without doing it manually)?

I'm an active member on Mathematics. Where can I see how much reputation I have lost with all my deleted posts (not to do it manually)?
3
votes
0answers
54 views

Is this a bug for reputation on 'Top Answers' on my network page?

I was recently suspended on Stack Overflow for a sockpuppet account that I used to upvote my questions and answers. On my network profile, it shows my top answer as being worth 5 vote score, but on SO,...
7
votes
1answer
82 views

Reputation sync from main to meta is stalled

It appears that updating the reputation shown for users on per-site meta sites stopped working sometime yesterday. (I think I have it narrowed down to a span of a few hours.) Here are the data ...
-18
votes
0answers
89 views

Is this possible to build reputation on stackoverflow with the help of stackexchange by asking stupid questions too? [duplicate]

JUST JOINED One of my developer friend told our dev team that he asked "my coach wants me to eat powder to get strong, have muscles . . . What should i do now" on stackexchange. In return he got 1000 ...
16
votes
0answers
39 views

Make titles clickable for reputation/badges blocks in profile page

On the profile's activity tab there are reputation and badges blocks: Could you please make these titles as clickable links to the corresponding tabs? Reputation Badges There is already link to ...
-18
votes
1answer
184 views

feature request: develop more ways to build reputation for new users [duplicate]

I don't have an exact solution to offer, but as a longstanding low reputation user I find it frustrating and discouraging that I have to wait for someone to upvote my questions before I can be ...
-31
votes
2answers
128 views

Make scores private because they promote selfishness and discrimination [duplicate]

I'm firmly of the belief that the stack concept is badly designed but haven't known why until I read this article: meritocracy doesn't exist and believing it does is bad for you The display of a ...
-8
votes
3answers
179 views

I want to answer questions in Stack Overflow but I have 0 rep and I don't want to ask dumb questions… How to Proceed? [closed]

I'm an engineer with 20+ Years of Exp in Java/.Net/the kitchen sink/etc. and very regular user of the site. Sometimes I feel pity for the poor engineer that's going to be stuck with his problem ...
11
votes
1answer
113 views

How did this user post a comment on other's answer without 50 rep?

An hour ago a new user (1 rep) posted a comment on my answer, where the question is asked by another user. I don't know why this has happened because IMO that user needed 50 rep to post the comment. ...
3
votes
1answer
63 views

Why do I get -2 point of reputation from “user was removed”, apparently for an accepted answer?

Recently, I got -2 of reputation from a removed user. I was able to track it down to the fact, that I have accepted an answer from a removed user. The green checkmark is still there and I see no ...
3
votes
0answers
72 views

Can users with a gold tag badge but not enough reputation to vote to close use their immediate duplicate closing powers?

It's possible for users to have a gold tag badge but not have enough reputation to vote to close, such as if they've given away most of their rep in bounties, or if they started off posting a lot of ...
3
votes
0answers
99 views

New contributor has more than 1000 rep [duplicate]

This user has 1568 reputation yet is still a new contributor: It's probably that this is the first time they post on meta.
1
vote
2answers
100 views

In fact, we need “more than 200 reputation” instead of “at least 200 reputation” for “tracked in the leagues”

The original question: I have observed this on Ask Ubuntu community, but this probably applies to all communities on Stack Exchange. On March 2, 2019, I scored 200 reputation and I was not "tracked ...
8
votes
1answer
95 views

Do we need “more than 200 reputation” instead of “at least 200 reputation” to get the silver “Yearling” badge? [duplicate]

I have observed this on ask ubuntu community, but this probably applies to all communities on StackExchange. On March 2, 2019, I scored 200 reputation and I did not receive the silver "Yearling" ...
3
votes
1answer
52 views

Reputation Retained After Deleting Answer on Migrated Question?

A couple of years ago, I answered a question (*) on EE.SE that was subsequently migrated to Home Improvement. Prior to migration my answer had IIRC about 5 upvotes. I didn't have an account on Home ...
7
votes
1answer
120 views

Why did I just lose 25 rep randomly?

On the Japanese Stack Exchange in some older browser tabs, I see that I have 3870 rep, but if I refresh I have 3845 rep. I don't see any changes in the reputation tab. So I'm wondering what ...
10
votes
0answers
171 views

Reputation still showing for hidden communities on network profile

I've noticed that, for users with hidden accounts, it's still possible to see reputation changes on their hidden communities from their network profile, yet it is not possible to see the hidden ...
-20
votes
2answers
141 views

Unupvote loses you more rep than downvote

User A has 5 reputation. User A posts an answer and receives: upvote +10 then unupvote -10 rep = 5 (neutral feedback) upvote + 10 then downvote -2 rep = 13 (negative feedback) How come user A ...
-11
votes
2answers
257 views

Is there a way for a Moderator to allow known users with low reputation to post more than one question per 20 or 40 minutes?

Here is the situation. CiviCRM is a FLOSS CRM. Stack Exchange provides an amazing tool for those of us who know it quite well to give support to others/newbies. So along comes a newbie and has a ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

What happens to my answer when the question is deleted? [duplicate]

Let's say I answer a question. And there are upvotes for my answer (so, I get reputation points for my answer). Now, the question is deleted. What happens to my answer and what happens to the ...
2
votes
0answers
76 views

I lost 100 reputation and it is not shown in graph [duplicate]

Last December I lost 100 reputations on Music Stack Exchange as one of my answers were marked as "rude or abusive" by 6 users. However, the graph did not lose 100 reputations. What's the reason?
2
votes
1answer
52 views

“Recent reputation changes” for own profile, but “positive reputation changes” for foreign profile

If you open someone's profile page other than yourself, for example, Chris Osiak: If open your own profile page: Why does it mention positive changes for others' profile?
8
votes
1answer
56 views

Does the reputation of the participants in the question affect the “hotness?”

This is my second question on hot network questions. I was shocked to find this question that I asked on the list: If a collection of closed sets of arbitrary cardinality in a metric space has empty ...
-11
votes
2answers
124 views

How is a new beginner meant to grow on one of the Stack Exchange communities [duplicate]

I am new to Stack Exchange and I think it's very impressive. One thing bothers me is that because it is so far down the line, I don't think beginners stand a chance of growing. As time goes on, ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Missing item in Achievements

Yesterday I wrote an answer and subsequently noticed an alert on the Achievements icon for upvotes. Clicking on it and returning to the answer, I noticed that the answer score was +5 (with 5 upvotes ...
17
votes
0answers
61 views

Exempt users with the association bonus from the IP-based question rate limit

I've just created an account on Cross Validated, and typed up my first question. Unfortunately, when I try to submit it, I get an You can only post once every 40 minutes error message. I've never ...
-17
votes
5answers
113 views

How do I transfer reputation points from one Stack Exchange site to another? [duplicate]

I have earned points on Stack Exchange for Database related. How do I transfer those points to dba.stackexchange?
6
votes
0answers
58 views

Not notified of all rep changes, old bug returns

This seems to be a reincarnation of Reputation notifications seem to be broken again, which was marked status-completed. So: status-uncompleted. Today (Feb 6th) on Science Fiction and Fantasy I ...
2
votes
0answers
23 views

Incorrect reputation summary on profile page [duplicate]

As you can see, it shows 2 events and +10 reputation. But there are 3 events below.
-8
votes
1answer
89 views

Why does one lose reputation for posting a duplicate? [duplicate]

I don't believe it is harmful to have the same questions written in different ways. Many times I search for a question but can't find it, only later to have someone share a question that is phrased ...
5
votes
0answers
43 views

“Reputation earned since last visit” ignores lost reputation from removed posts

I happened to be looking at my profile on Interpersonal Skills recently, and I saw that I have 103 reputation. I also saw that I had a +4 reputation change since the last time I had checked: This was ...
8
votes
6answers
309 views

People vote reputation, myth or reality?

Hypothetic situation: You answer a question, a couple of minutes later another user with much more reputation than you post the same answer. And that's all for you in that question! All votes go ...
-12
votes
1answer
99 views

Is there any correlation between the reputation and the politeness?

I'm thinking that it would be interesting to investigate the correlation between the user's reputation and its politeness. Here are some simple investigation directions: Whether high-reputation users ...
-13
votes
2answers
87 views

Why don't I get my reputation back when my bounty ends without replies? [duplicate]

So I've been on stackoverflow for a while just replying question and now, for the first time asked something python-sqlalchemy related. I only got a reply that wasn't helpful so after a few days, I ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

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?
1
vote
2answers
58 views

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/...
-10
votes
1answer
175 views

On which site is it easier to earn reputation? [closed]

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 ...
-13
votes
2answers
161 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
57 views

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, ...
-17
votes
3answers
141 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
37 views

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 ...