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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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What's the DL about the swag for rep? [duplicate]

One of the best things about Stack Overflow (the company) is how y'all operate almost completely in the open. As Pekka once commented which is so true (and salty!) and why, I think, so many people ...
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Reputation and badge counts are harder to read on the new top bar

I'm finding it harder to read the reputation and badge counts on the new black top bar. The bold white text on the black background seems almost blurry. Also, I don't know if it is the 1px size ...
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Reputation history stuck at yesterday after association bonus on Stack Overflow

After I got my association bonus yesterday, my reputation stopped increasing. With the bonus 100 rep, I got a total of 165 reputation yesterday. And today I wrote some answers and I got 1 up-vote ...
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Green rep change notification doesn't match the actual number in the tab [duplicate]

This evening the strangest thing just happened to me. I got notified of a +4 rep change, but when I opened the tab, I saw only an unread +5 from (presumably) a question upvote. See the screenshot: ...
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Reputation 10 to post images, but there are no images

I get this 'you need at least 10 reputation to post images' message even though I have not included any images at all, only two links, some tags and two code snippets. What am I doing wrong? This '...
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Howto retrieve exact reputation on “legendary day”?

Some weeks ago I asked about the most legendary users on the network. Now that my name shows up in that list as well (or will show up when the SEDE data is updated) - a comment of another user ...
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Let's raise the privilege to set bounties to something that needs having been active in the site [duplicate]

In User signing up to many stackexchange sites and offering the association bonus as a bounty a case is being discussed about a user that got 200 reputation in one of the Stack Exchange sites and ...
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Is close voting too strict? [closed]

I completely agree there is a need for moderators and users with high rep to stop spammers or completely irrelevant questions. I do not agree with moderators and users with lots of ‘rep’ abusing their ...
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Is it “Greater-Than” or “Greater-or-Equal”?

In the mobile profile page, the rep target tracker shows Next privilege >%d Rep, which I believe should have been Next privilege >=%d Rep. Is it right or wrong? I think it's better replaced by this ...
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Reverted edit has funny accounting for <2k Copy Editor

The end of my reputation listing on SuperUser says: earned 1000 reputation from suggested edits But I only have 499 +2's in the reputation listing. And since 499 * 2 != 1000, something is a bit odd ...
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Why does my DevOps@SE score not add up? [duplicate]

Can anybody explain why my score at DevOps, at the time of this writing, is 113 when it should be 112?
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Voting trend and runaway reputation accumulators [closed]

TL;DR Disregard. I had started with an incorrect premise, the what lies below is a false assumption based on an incorrect understanding of the voting system. Original Post I'm seeing (perhaps ...
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Does question's upvote need to have 5 points?

Well, on one of the networks, I've gained almost all of my rep. using only 1 question. What's more, I've seen about 10k users, which have only asked something newbie question 10 years old (and have ...
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If I passed +200 rep per day, how do I still see my upvotes?

I passed +200 reputation today on SO, my second time ever... [eyes glitter] Anyway, I see I got the +200, but - I'm still getting the occasional upvote here are there. I mean, I think I am, because ...
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After suspension is over reputation hasn't been recalculated [duplicate]

I had a suspension for a couple of days for some sock puppet account, it said that my reputation will back to normal after suspension, but is hasn't! It is still 1.
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Reputation league inconsistencies(/lag?) [duplicate]

According to the Gaming reputation league I'm in 11th place with 759 total reputation and 709 quarter reputation. But in reality I have 779 reputation. This could be due to a delayed update of the ...
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What is a better way to earn reputation on Stack Exchange: Asking Questions or Answering questions? [closed]

What is a better way to earn reputation on Stack Exchange network: Asking Questions? Answering Questions?
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Only received 2 rep for an upvote

Earlier today I was at 168 reputation for the day, when I received an upvote on an answer of mine. Instead of receiving 10 reputation like I would have expected I only gained 2. I don't mind much ...
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What happens to a serial downvoter reputation?

I have seen what happens to a serial downvoter, but I have some "follow on" questions: I saw my top 3 answers downvoted yesterday, and the system decided that this was "serial downvoting" - ...
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How can you track community reputation?

There are lots of metrics on how well a Stack Exchange Community is doing Visits per day Questions per day Answers per question One issue with these metrics is they are all traffic dependent and ...
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Past && YTD percentile ratings to describe your rep on a resume

If you're a top user, how do you describe your rep on the resume? I've noticed my SO profile has had "top 2% this year" on 2017-06-24, but 2017-07-29 shows "top 2% this week", which may be a better ...
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Should I downvote when a better answer is available?

The Situation A question has two or more answers. One answer (answer A) is either marked by the questioner or has a lot of upvotes. Another answer (answer B) is, in my estimation, better in some ...
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How much is a Stack Exchange reputation point worth, roughly, to the company?

The Stack Exchange websites are run for profit, and they work by publishing questions and answers that are valuable by two measures: the number of clicks they gain, and how many points they get given ...
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what is the maximum level of reputation earned per day? [duplicate]

is there any limits on maximum number of reputations earned per day. if there is limit, what happens if the user crosses that limit. Will it be given on the next day or it will cancelled ?
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Reputation was not reflect to my account even if I not reached the limit to gain the reputation by edit the post [duplicate]

Today, I have faced the problem as my reputation is not reflected in my account when I edited the post (my total edited post is: 455) I have edited 5 questions in the Stack Overflow. All changes were ...
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Which of my answers have been upvoted on the most days?

My theory is that answers which have received upvotes on 15 distinct days spaced across a year were in fact more valuable than answers which received 100 upvotes within a 2 day period (after reaching ...
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SEDE statistical model construction, how do I calculate the effect of the upvotes to the new content?

I think we all know the endorphin produced by the Green Rectangle very well. Varying from our individual habit, mood, SE experience, and a lot others, I think we can agree it is a major force growing ...
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Reputation graph on profile page is un-draggable [duplicate]

Reputation graph on profile page is un-draggable. Currently displaying data only for last 30 days. Observed on Google chrome Version 58.0.3029.110 (64-bit) (OS - Win 10) Can this be something ...
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“You must have 50 reputation to comment” [duplicate]

I am really, really angry with the ridiculous "reputation" system which disallows just about anything. I want to improve posts by commenting - thus building actual reputation -, yet there is no way '...
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Accidentally downvoted in an exchange I don't have 125 reputation on [duplicate]

On occasion I will accidentally click the downvote button in an exchange I don't have 125 reputation on. As the pop-up says, nothing public happens, but the downvote is still recorded. Is there a way ...
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Where do people's reputation bonuses come from? What impact do these reputation bonuses have on site development?

When a user joins a new Stack Exchange site, if they have 200 or more reputation on at least one other site, they get +100 reputation on the new site. This allows them to avoid some of the ...
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Why are users listed as having 0 reputation on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I thought I saw people with 0 reputation on Stack Overflow: How is that even possible? I started with 1.
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How can a user earn almost 100 reputation points with no upvoted questions and no profiles on other sites? [duplicate]

This profile here got almost 100 reputation points & 30 votes casted & no upvoted questions. So there is no way to achieve 100 reputation points. It only joined in movies community only. ...
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Confusion about reputation activity? [duplicate]

When I review my reputation activity, I can see where I have downvoted posts & lost reputation. When I display the details asssociated the number matches the loss initially displayed I noticed ...
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Why is user reputation publicly available? [duplicate]

Coming from Stack Overflow here. I understand that a point system is a must when you have experienced and inexperienced users all mixed together in the same boat. However, I don't understand the ...
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Earning reputation by downvoting? [duplicate]

I found a way to earn reputation by downvoting. Specifically: If I downvote a post, then wait a while, then un-downvote the post, my net reputation count increases by 1. Here's why it's happening. ...
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'User removed' is counted twice in reputation tab when that user approved edits [duplicate]

The reputation tab of this user bot's profile is a bit off. On June 15th, a user was deleted who (presumably) cast the final 'approve' vote on two suggested edits. On that day, SmokeDetector's ...
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Chat Network Reputation changes when parent site is changed to Stack Overflow [closed]

When I have my chat parent account set to codegolf.stackexchange.com (the site I hang around most), my network reputation shows up as 6.9k (which is my PPCG reputation). However, when I set it to ...
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When a user who approved an edit is removed, an incorrect “-2 reverted” event appears in reputation history

I am aware that I lose reputation for suggested edits if the final approver of the edit is removed. But now there is an extraneous "reverted" event to go along with user removal: Source: my ...
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Another take on the down-vote, no comment problem [duplicate]

Yes, moderators, I already know that this question has been posted a number of times, the first one of which I came across was asked some 8 years ago and yet this seems to still be a problem. I wish ...
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Good Standing account can no longer ask questions on any IP [duplicate]

I'll keep it brief as the issue is simple. While I don't have a lot of rep on SO, I cannot find any where a reason as to why I am no longer able to ask questions. I have 32 rep, and have no had any ...
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Can I get commenting permission? [duplicate]

I know I don't have much rep on Super User, but I have on Ask Ubuntu. I found a post, Windows 10 Audio Headset Detection Issues. And I have some potential solutions for it. Can I get permission ...
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Which users have the highest reputation without posting any answers?

I searched before, but I didn't find any solution. I just like to know a list of users who have the most reputation but only from asking questions.
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Is the process of accumulating reputation on this site exponential? [duplicate]

Does it become easier to accumulate reputation on this site the more reputation that you have? Is that somehow exponential?
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How does Jon Skeet have 176 rep without asking any questions or giving any answers?

As a devoted Jon Skeet fan I started my day as usual looking at his profile... and I have noticed this today How does Jon have 176 rep without asking any questions or giving any answers?
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Got auto-granting bounty on a question that didn't get a true answer [duplicate]

I've put a large bounty on a question I really wanted an answer to, and yet all answers didn't have a working solution: How to avoid blocking of scrolling itself when using setNestedScrollingEnabled(...
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Trying to hide spam/offensive deletions on user profiles announces them

If a post is deleted as spam or offensive, the user incurs a 100-rep penalty. But SE made the conscious decision to not call that out on the reputation tab; if you go to the page of a user who's hit ...
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If the OP accepts a community wiki answer, do they get +2 rep? [duplicate]

Community Wiki answers give no reputation to the people who voted for them. They also don't give the +15 of acceptance if they are marked as accepted. But does the OP (of the question) get the normal ...
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Criteria for earning moderation privileges should include time spent on the site

Based on reputation earned, SE sites give different types of privileges to users. I am only talking about moderation privileges, which have some serious impacts on the community. For example (editing,...