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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Are users given back rep if another person compromises their account and uses it to post spam?

What if some person has access to someone else's Stack Exchange account (compromised credentials, open laptop, etc.) and goes ahead and posts something useless or even offensive garnering multiple ...
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My reputation on Code Review shows an incorrect number of items in an expandable list [duplicate]

This says it all: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/users/62615/rory-ap?tab=reputation
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What happens to my rep if an answer is migrated to a stack where I'm not a member? [duplicate]

I answer a question -- which, I'll admit, already has a couple close votes, but which seems to be to be a pretty simple and on-topic ask. An hour or so later, I get a notification that my answer has ...
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What happens to a user who has received a ton of downvotes?

I was always curious to what happens to users that have a ton of downvotes on their question/topics. Maybe I'm just finding this unfair for this guy. After all, he is just doing his job to post an ...
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How does a <3000 rep user cast a close vote on their own question? [duplicate]

A question on The Workplace - Boss expects me to attend meetings I was never informed about? - was recently put on hold, but something looked funny in the close votes: The author has less than the 3,...
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What is the point of limiting bounties to a maximum of 500 reputation? [duplicate]

I have looked at the Help Center article about bounties and do not understand why there is a maximum on the amount of reputation you can offer as a bounty.
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Will a downvote from a user below 125 give you reputation penalty (-2)?

Will a downvote from a user below 125 give you reputation penalty (-2)? I just want to know how it works. I tried to register a new account and downvoted on one of my answers. I didn't get the -2 ...
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Correction for serial voting not received yet [duplicate]

I got my reputation back for the questions marked with green marker, but not for the questions marked with red color. This is not a duplicate. I saw that link before. I didn't get my reputation back....
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Odd rep display

I had a comment, but there was no comment button. Assuming I just hadn't joined the site, I thought, I'll put in an answer, which will join me, and then I can delete it and make it a comment. It ...
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Which inactive users have the most reputation?

I'm referring to users like Arturo Magidin. Let me know if there's a better adjective than 'inactive', but Arturo Magidin's profile encapsulates it: With the move of MathOverflow into the SE ...
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Mobile site shows users’ total reputation rather than interval reputation

If I go to the mobile site and sort users by reputation by month or other intervals, the page shows their total reputation numbers, rather than their reputation numbers during the interval. The ...
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How should I handle useless answers on bountied questions? [duplicate]

Most of the times, when I start a bounty on a question without any answer for a long time, I got several useless answers. Sometimes these are off-topic "spam" and contain a solution which is not ...
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Penalty for incorrectly marking a duplicate [duplicate]

This question talks about "overzealous duplicate marking", which is definitely a problem. (this post is not a duplicate of that, but a feature-request for a reputation penalty that might help that ...
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Plus-minus 2 (+-2) in reputation notification [duplicate]

Not sure if that's been brought up before (or if that's appropriate format to report bugs) Today I noticed that my rep notification showed +-2, yes plus-minus 2 Screenshot:
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“+-1” in the trophy display for reputation changes, possible bug? [duplicate]

I was browsing through Meta StackOverflow, and I came across this: I had performed this action a few days ago (June 16, 2019), and it had decremented my reputation that moment but it suddenly popped ...
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Positive AND Negative reputation show as +-1

I downvoted at the cost of 1 reputation, but it shows in the achievement bubble as +-1, and it's green instead of red. As people have noticed, positive net rep gains also contain the hyphen. The ...
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Handling sock puppets farming rep via accepting answers, not upvoting

I've been keeping an eye on two accounts that are pretty obviously sock puppets, and are farming (small amounts of) rep off of each other. I believe they are sock puppets because: The accounts were ...
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Does reputation on sites with site-specific chat servers count toward the ability to chat on the general Stack Exchange chat server?

In other words, say, if I have 20 reputation on Stack Overflow, does it count toward the ability to chat on https://chat.stackexchange.com/? Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange have their own chat ...
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Option to keep the reputation hidden [duplicate]

Is there an option to keep the reputation blurred out when you're on stackoverflow? I mean, it stays blurred or hidden with an overlay until you hover on it or click it. Because I often have to pair-...
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Joining new SE site with association bonus: +98 rep visual glitch [duplicate]

I just joined Code Review SE and was surprised by this visual glitch: It says "+98" on the top right corner, but the popup clearly states "+100". I can think of 2 possibilities: I started with 2 rep ...
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Creepy user digs my old questions and downvotes them once a day [duplicate]

There is a creepy user who answered my question on Stack Overflow that I haven't accepted the answer with. He then keeps leaving a comment for like three consecutive days, asking for updates on ...
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SEDE query to find users' reputation when posting their questions

Each question has an Id, OwnerUserId, and CreationDate. I need to calculate the reputation of that user (questioner) was during the question creation time. I find the question (Determining user's ...
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2019: do six-figure reputation users on non-SO sites still get swag?

I've always been told that hitting the 100k reputation threshold gets you a nice swag package from Stack Exchange - regardless of mod status, and except possibly on Stack Overflow where 100k ...
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How can a SE participant be congratulated in a big way?

A participant in a particular beta site is about to be the first to reach a major reputation milestone. This participant is truly beloved on that site. (The participant is not a moderator on the ...
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Bounty Boost and Resurrect or Zero Response Bounty Return [duplicate]

I put out a bounty recently and got zero comments and zero answers. It then expired. I'd still like to get this question answered, and (if the feature existed) I would even go so far as to increase ...
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Allow new users to accept answers from the Not Enough Rep dialog

New users can't vote on questions or answers. Even when they ask a question, they aren't able to vote on the answers to that question. If they click the up arrow, they get a dialog box telling them ...
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Bounty text color is awful [duplicate]

Green text color! Are you serious! It used to be white for sure. Could be found in the reputation tab - for example, I browsed this dear user.
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Always preserve votes from users who are voluntarily removed

Refer here. Summarily invalidating all votes from a user who has asked for their account to be removed is both incredibly disruptive and unnecessary. If a user asks to be removed from the site, they ...
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Please update the text in help for “User was Removed” reputation changes

Before May 25, 2019 - The help on all sites doesn't cover three things well enough IMO. https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/user-was-removed It doesn't acknowledge that in some cases - community ...
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Is there a limit for “user was deleted” being propagated as reputation being removed? [duplicate]

Today I saw the following: Clearly the removed user has voted a tremendous number of times on politics and it is plausible that this is related to voting irregularity. However, I remember that ...
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Change the criteria for vote retention upon account removal

Earlier today some user deleted their profile and caused a lot of confusion because that user was an active voter, and that the reversal of their votes due to the removal of their accounts caused huge ...
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Disable Twitter/GitHub links for low-rep users

Currently, hyperlinks in "About me" and "Website link" in our user profile pages are disabled for low-rep users in order to prevent from malicious links. See this answer for details. Hyperlinks for ...
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Bounty amount on reputation tab hardly readable

Today, a bounty was awarded to one of my answers (thanks @gnat); when I visited my reputation tab I noticed that the amount is hardly readable since it's green text on a blue background: Can that be ...
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Why does it take time to lose reputation for downvoting? [duplicate]

Occasionally, I downvote a bad answer but the -1 is not subtracted immediately and may sometimes take a few hours. Why is that the case? Why is it not immediate like when gaining a reputation for an ...
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Proposal: “light suspensions”

Someone with such a "light-weight suspension", would lose all his rep gained before issuing the suspension. Thus, the rep would be reset to 1. With it, their privileges would be the same as a rep 1 ...
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I got 1 reputation on SO meta, is it a bug? [duplicate]

I pinned the SO meta to the SE site switcher. I looked at my reputation and it is 1. When I go to SO meta I am not suspended or my reputation is one. Is this intended? The SO meta reputation in the ...
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Reputation Expiration and Deterioration [duplicate]

I think that making reputation temporary will increase constant participation, since the reputation will slowly decrease if they do not participate and gain more reputation. I thought of two ways to ...
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Conditions for keeping reputation in case of post deletion

In an answer for Deleted Question: Impact to Reputation, it's quoted that reputation earned from posts with score ≥ 3 "visible on the site for ≥ 60 days" would be retained despite their deletion. I ...
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Feature Request: Require comment for downvotes if user reaches reputation threshold [duplicate]

So the idea behind this is quite simple, and I have also not seen any similar solution suggested in meta(after a quick search). Succinctly, I have seen both on my answers and questions(as has anyone) ...
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Bug: lost reputation points after deleting a question and undeleting it! [duplicate]

When we delete a question the reputation gained or lost because of the question is recovered. But, when we un-delete the question the reputation is not changed! E.g., You have 100 reputation points ...
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Stack Overflow increasingly unfriendly to newbies [closed]

As a newbie to posting on Stack Overflow I wanted to give feedback as there are a couple of elements which I have felt are a little unfriendly. I created an account here several years ago but haven'...
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I deleted a downvoted post but my account reputation is still behind after one hour. Why?

I recently posted an answer to this question, which got downvotes, so I deleted it. But I didn't get the reputation points back even after one hour. This seems to be a bug, since the documentation ...
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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 ...
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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 ?
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 (4.5 ...
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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.....
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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 ...
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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)?