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Questions tagged [reputation-recalc]

A script that is run every so often to correct inconsistencies in the way a user's displayed rep is calculated initially.

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Recent Reputation History Changes

Update (March, 2012): This has been rolled out to all sites in the network. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of the issues we'...
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The global reputation recalc of March 2010 [closed]

I lost a ton of reputation in March of 2010! Why did this happen?
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Self-instigated rep recalc [closed]

In a few situations, it's nice to be able to get a rep recalc "on demand." In the past, I've simply pinged Marc Gravell about this, but it would be good not to have to bother him. As an example, this ...
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How often is reputation recalculated?

Saw a comment in the question about increasing the cost/effect of downvotes on reputation that rep recalc is irrelevant because, in their words, it will "only happen 2-3 times in a lifetime." I was ...
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Sudden sharp reputation drop problem: points disappeared and score lost (recalc?)

I just experienced a drop in rep. Maybe that's due to a rep recalc, but then I'd really like to see that in my recent activity, which shows no clue as to what happened. How do I find out exactly what ...
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New reputation changes. Is applying it retroactively fair?

This is regarding this blog post: Important Reputation Rule Changes Hello, I'm one of those people that has earned at least half of their reputation asking questions. I can completely understand the ...
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Do closed questions ever get deleted? [duplicate]

Do closed questions ever get deleted and, if so, is reputation recalculated (subtracted) for that question and all its answers? What happens here in meta, given that feature request "questions" are ...
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How can I request a reputation recalc?

The accepted answer to the question, "How often is reputation recalculated?", states that your reputation can be recalculated by a mod on request. Other than posting this question, how can I request ...
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How do questions marked community wiki AFTER you answer impact rep upon recalc

I did a search, and checked the FAQ, and checked out the questions which came up as related from the title, and still have nothing on this. But if this is a dupe, please close it and point me at the ...
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Make scheduled reputation recalcs to increase transparency

Users keep raising the same questions on Meta after a loss in reputation overnight and have no clue as to why. It would be helpful to have a clear mechanism for recalcs and to leave a tersely ...
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Does the Reputation Graph indicate the results of a ReCalc?

If you look at the reputation tab of my profile, the graph ends at a score of 12k5, my actual score is 14k8. I have been deleting some answers lately, some with votes. Could it be that the graph is ...
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How to handle loads of rep recalc questions? [closed]

In preparation for the soon to be implemented change in the rep system, and the necessary global rep-recalc and the ensuing onslaught of WTF!?! Where did all my rep go?? questions that are bound to be ...
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Please notify us when a reputation recalc occurs

As summarised succintly in David Thomas' comment: Is there a chance of putting a notification bar in place to warn people when this happens? If nothing else it reduces confusion, and a spate of ...
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Post how much rep you're going to lose with the new re-calc! [closed]

Before anyone says that I'm whining about the re-calc, let me just say that I'm not. I actually do like it. But I also like stats (and being nosy), so post how much rep you will lose: SITE Current -...
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Trigger a rep recalc any time a post is deleted/undeleted or question migrated.

Given that the latest global reputation recalculation generated the usual spate of "Where's my reputation gone?" questions is it time to revisit the idea of performing periodic recalculations so ...
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Does the /reputation page still need a Trigger Recalc button now that reputation skew is a thing of the past?

I observe the reputation recap page still features a Trigger Reputation Recalc button. Truth be told, I've been using that button on a quasi-weekly basis for more than a year now, but if I understood ...
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What can cause Actual rep to differ from Shown rep?

If you look at my profile you'll see (at this moment) I have 5,404 rep. This I believe was down to 5,390 or so before today. Yet, in my /reputation report it reports me as having -- 2010-05-10 rep +...
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Why would I lose rep overnight - could it be related to multiple upvotes from a colleague?

I seem to have lost about 100 rep overnight on SO and I'm not entirely sure why. [https://stackoverflow.com/users/134754/rob-levine] I had hit my rep cap limit, but when I look again this morning, I'...
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Make reputation recalcs unnecessary [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minimise Reputation Flux due to Deleted Posts I think your reputation should never be "desynched". In other words if after a rep recalc your reputation is not exactly the same ...
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This is an outrage! Why did I just gain +70 rep?

A few days ago I had 9241 rep on SO. Upon returning to the site I discovered I had mysteriously gained 70 points. Further inspection reveals that I had no upvotes or accepted answers. I feel my rep ...
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How about displaying a banner on top, that the reputation was recalculated?

I don't know, if this would be possible (at least for next time)? I mean, probably a lot of people don't read the blog (or even meta). These banners are displayed for so many things, so - why not?
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Why doesn't the reputation audit trigger a rep recalc?

It's my understanding that the reputation on my profile gets desynched from my "real" reputation for a variety of reasons. It's also my understanding that the reputation shown on the rep audit (https:/...
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If a bounty question is deleted after awarding it, what happens?

In general, rep gain and loss for questions and answers that are deleted is gone - it's as though the questions and answers never existed. How does this work in relation to questions where a bounty ...
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Should the rep recalc award accepted answer and bounty points at the “end of the day”?

I'm assuming a recalc is currently done using the exact times that each action (vote, accept, or bounty) took place. Almost all discussion about the recalc revolves around the fear of losing rep from ...
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Manual rep recalc (new user) - lost 500 points - nothing in audit re associated accounts?

Hi all - I just did a "self instigated" rep recalc (on SO) and lost 500 points. I only joined 7 months ago - i.e. wasn't here for the March recalc. It looks to me from the audit output text that ...
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With a rep recalculation, will I get my missing rep back?

Today, I reached 200 rep, but 20 of them came from a now-deleted post (a duplicate answer posted really close in time to the first answer). I stopped getting rep from my answers after this was deleted ...
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Allow an individual to perform a manual rep recalculation on stackexchange.com every N days

I try to recalculate my rep on all of the sites on a regular basis. It's not too much of a hassle, but to go through each site I'm on, go to the /reputation page, recalc, go back, reload the page, ...
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Are self-triggered reputation recalculations still needed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the /reputation page still need a Trigger Recalc button now that reputation skew is a thing of the past? Since quite a lot of things have changed during the last period, ...
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Hide “moderator recalcs rep” entries from the user history by default

Moderators have access to a history of events for every user account. This contains fairly important stuff like suspension, moderator messages and annotations, but also some stuff that moderators ...
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Do I get back the reputation lost from downvotes on deleted questions?

If you post a question and it gets downvoted, then you delete the question, will you get the reputation back at the next recalc? How about if the same question also has an upvote? Will that be ...
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Change the reputation recalc error message to “once every 24 hours” [closed]

Yesterday in the evenings, I foolishly tried to trigger two reputation recalcs within a short time span and received the error message Reputation cannot be recalculated more than once per day. So ...
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Why does the site's idea of the reputation cap state survive recalcs?

I broke the reputation cap today answering this question, but it got merged some time later and my answer did not make it (as it became redundant then). I briefly mourned the hundred rep points I ...
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Reputation recalculation?

The story begins. I went to https://stackoverflow.com/reputation My reputation was previously 966. Really. It was. I swear. I scanned the page and clicked Trigger Reputation Recalc My reputation ...
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I’m losing 500+ reputation since great rep recalc

To be honest, I haven’t been very active on Stack Overflow in the last few weeks and I’ve only taken up the slack in the last few days. I’m therefore astonished to see (via the /reputation link) that ...
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What happens now to reputation points when questions are moved between 'stacks'? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do migrated questions migrate reputation and badges? After the 'great recalc', do migrated questions and answers, and comments, and flags, and votes et al now count for ...
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Can we allow trusted users to recalculate reputation more often?

I would like to be able to recalculate reputation more often than once every 24 hours. While I'm sure you wouldn't want every user to do this as often as they like, I feel that the more trusted users (...
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Possible to see what changes caused reputation adjustments during the recalculation?

I saw from this post that a recalculation of reps happened recently. I also saw from this post that Robert Harvey can apparently determine what posts caused the rep change during the recalculation. ...
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Communication breakdown on the Global Rep Recalc: A userbase uninformed

On the back of the Global Reputation Recalc there has been a flurry, nay, swarm of questions along the lines of: Why my reputation decrease from XXXX to YYY? and How are rep change for today, ...
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How do I know who the rolling recalc has yet happened for…?

I realize, per this meta thread, that a recalc is soon happening for everybody -- any way I can tell of it has already happened, for myself or any other user? Looks like it may have happened for Jon ...
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I gave it “a couple of days”, but reputation oddity persists [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reputation display bug… Again More than a week has passed since I posted this question about my TeX-LaTeX reputation. It was fairly quickly dismissed as a duplicate of ...
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Are comments moderated on blog.stackoverflow.com? [closed]

About an hour or two ago I went and added a comment to the Recalc Blog post on blog.stackoverflow.com. The comment has still not shown up. I thought maybe it got lost in translation, so I tried to ...
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What will happen after the great reputation re-calc? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lose Rep Accomplishments… I have just gotten close-voting privileges on SO. Jeff in the past has talked about a rep-recalc coming in the future with downvotes being ...
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Community wiki — Does it retroactively reassign votes?

When I have a question or answer that is getting a few downvotes and I come to realize it is a bad post, but that it should not be deleted, I will commonly edit the post to be community wiki so I stop ...
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Reputation Recalculation - Reverse down votes as well?

When reputation gets recalculated, do down vote loss in reputation also get reversed as up votes get reversed?
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Has there been another reputation recalculation (as at 17th May 2010)?

Has there been another reputation recalculation (as at 17th May 2010)? I ask because my SO rep has dropped by approx. 15-20 points, I believe on 17th May 2010. It had been steady prior to this (I've ...