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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Include meta reputation in the Users table for meta sites

The table Users returns the same number if a query is run on meta site and on the main site. Maybe it would make more sense to user "meta reputation" from meta if the query is run on meta. ...
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Who earned most reputation from a single post?

Kyle Hale on Sci-Fi & Fantasy SE has earned almost 10,000 reputation even though he's only ever made one single post on the site. Is this a network record? Among users with just one post on a site,...
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Notification when a downvote cost is refunded [duplicate]

When I downvote an answer, it costs me 1 reputation point. When that answer is deleted, the reputation cost due to downvoting is refunded. When that happens, every once in a while I get a ‘+1’ badge ...
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Merge account reputation, but not questions/answers/comments [closed]

I am not asking about sharing reputation between different Stack Exchange sites. I am not asking about account merging. Which results in profile names/links being changed on questions/answers/...
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What does “your feedback has been recorded” mean when casting a vote was declined because of low rep? [duplicate]

As I was trying to cast a vote with an SE account with <15 rep, I read: Thanks for the feedback! You need at least 15 reputation to cast a vote, but your feedback has been recorded. What does &...
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Show “M” for million-rep users on chat.stackexchange.com [duplicate]

Over at the users listed by reputation page on Chat SE, the users in the "2 comma club" still have their reputation shown in four-digit kays, instead of a nice round M, contrary to this ...
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I'm missing 15k from my chat reputation - possibly related to a prior suspension?

I got a 7-day ban in April from Web Applications, and my rep count on my Chat profile I see that my rep from WebApps, which temporarily went down to 1 during the ban, hasn't come back. My chat ...
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When do you gain tag wiki edit suggestion privileges? [duplicate]

Empirically it seems that I just gained tag wiki edit suggestion privileges (ability to add a suggestion to the review queue, not to get my changes approved without peer review) in Stack Overflow when ...
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Inheritance tax for reputation [duplicate]

I happen to have ~36k rep on Stack Overflow, placing me in the top 0.67% overall, despite only posting about 20 questions in the past 8 years, non of which got over 10 upvotes. This makes me happy, ...
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Forfeit accepted answer points when attributable to someone else's helpful comment [duplicate]

I recently posted an answer on unix.stackexchange.com that included someone else's pointful comment. To me the comment was to the point but was also obvious, and I did not think twice about including ...
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Why does the accounts tab on the network profile show my CS50 account with 1 rep instead of 101?

If I scroll to the bottom of my network account's accounts tab, I can see that it shows my CS50.SE account as having 1 rep: However, if I actually go to the site, my profile says I have 101 ...
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No check mark – How do I mark an answer as accepted? [duplicate]

I recently asked a question and would like to mark one of the answers as accepted. The problem is that I do not see a way to do so. On the left-hand side of the answer I can either vote up/down or ...
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Reputation displays incorrectly on another user's profile as a moderator

Looking at caird coinheringaahing's reputation on CGCC, I see +191 for today (as of the time of writing): These clearly don't add up to 191. They add up to 190, which is what I see when I open this ...
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No notification of new rep changes and they don't appear in the achievements dropdown

As you can see on the reputation tab on my profile, I received some up-/downvotes on my most recent post: However, I did not get any notifications about them (the upvotes), nor do they even appear in ...
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Should we prevent “Improve this Question” from appearing when a user has 200 reputation on another site?

When a user gains 200 reputation on any site, the association bonus applies as soon as they join the site. However before they join, they are treated as a 1 rep user. This means that "Improve ...
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Tie privileges to user rating percentage rather than to reputation?

Current Stack Overflow privileges are based on the user's reputation. 25,000 access to site analytics 20,000 trusted user 15,000 protect questions 10,000 access to moderator tools etc. Wouldn't it ...
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What to do with my popular but mediocre answer

My answer gets upvotes. Someone else's later answer shows mine is speculative at best, wrong at worst. Mine keeps getting upvotes and never even one downvote despite the newer answer's better ...
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How can I increase my reputation if I can't answer and I can't vote? [duplicate]

I wasn't active on Stack Overflow for a long time. When I wanted to vote or to post for some question or to leave a comment I found that I have a low reputation. Unfortunately I didn't research a way ...
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Does one get two reputation points for replying to a comment on a closed question?

Under this question I posted a comment, to which someone replied, and then I replied to that. I was surprised to see that at that moment I got two reputation points because of something about that ...
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Why do some users have an association bonus even if they are not in any other Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

Why do some users have an association bonus even if they are not in any other Stack Exchange sites (as shown in their profile)? P.S.- I came across many users recently (like this one or this one).
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‘There were no net reputation changes on this day’ with a non-zero reputation change

Once, while idly browsing another user’s profile, I saw this: Clearly this user has had some reputation changes on that day, but the software won’t allow me to see what they were from. Fair enough, ...
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Rethinking when to block users from posting questions

Stack Exchange allows users to both upvote and downvote posts, but how this is implemented right now is a double-edged sword. If a user received too many downvotes in a period of time they will be ...
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Is it intentional that the profile reputation display in the revision history doesn't match the way it is displayed elsewhere? [duplicate]

I noticed that in the revision history, reputation over 10K isn't displayed in the shortened format used in other places. For example, in the revision history for this question on ELL my reputation on ...
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In case of loss of reputation, a green icon lights up with an inscription like -n

Recently, the top-bar has changed a little and after that, if you lose your reputation, the green icon will light up there: It would be nice if instead of green showing, the background was either red ...
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The off topic notice should include option to migrate in the notice, and allow author to do it [duplicate]

I recently googled for a topic, found a very similar question of the same topic in Stack Overflow, and posted my question. After a few days nobody had answered it, but I found the answer on my own and ...
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Reputation on post's revisions page may have “k” or “m” [duplicate]

The reputation on the post's revisions page doesn't not have a thousand ("k") or million ("m"). Usually on the post or Users page, the user's reputation with the "k" or &...
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The Stack Exchange Active User Base

I have this question related to the Stack Exchange active user base. According to this webpage, currently, there are around 661,293 Stack Overflow users who have at least 200 points as their ...
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Reinstate the prior prevention against users deleting their accounts immediately if they've cast multiple votes

To provide context (again): For a long while, there's been a feature where users who request deletion of their accounts and meet certain criteria for low activity (currently, not having posted on the ...
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Switch off the gamification for a chosen time

This feature request is about a setting to switch off seeing the positive reputation changes and to freeze or switch off the shown reputation points / graphs / badges. The setting should be available ...
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Make display of reputation in revisions list consistent with the user card display

The user card in the revision list, for example here, shows the exact amount of reputation: This is not consistent with how the flair works on (all?) other places in the site, e.g. under a post. ...
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Why is reputation used instead of the simple common word: “points”?

Reputation is the points of all of the company's sites, and I need them to unlock "goodies" in the website(s). I wonder how it got its name other than "points", and the definition ...
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Can the company lock specific badges?

When I barely started using Meta Stack Exchange, I was surprised that I couldn't access a bronze medal. The "Altruist" badge requires 75 reputation, and the "Commentator" badge 50! ...
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Questions with little research are very highly upvoted [duplicate]

For a long time, each vote for a question gave you only 5 rep because if you have a question, do no research on it, then put it on a Stack Exchange site (especially Stack Overflow) and it's a ...
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Why wasn't this upvote counted toward rep? [duplicate]

Why wasn't this upvote counted toward rep? Screenshot from https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/178179/franck-dernoncourt?tab=reputation
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Previous year(s) ranking on a site (Stack Overflow)

Is there a way to get your previous year (2020) ranking on Stack Overflow and/or other sites. The all-time rank becomes a bit irrelevant for someone who has not been active before last year. The ...
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Is there a total score for the whole Stack Exchange stack?

On some days, I'd like to see a summary of my learning & share the knowledge achievements in total, regardless the topic. Closest thing I found is going to the Stack Exchange Network Profile and ...
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Display user reputation on mouseover for the list of the users who closed the question

Reputation should be displayed on mouseover for each of the users listed in the blue "Closed question" box. This box appears at the top of the closed question. This change will make the look ...
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Can anyone remove all the comments? [duplicate]

In one question I've posted, there were a few comments upon my wrong capitalisation of a scientist's name. Another user had already edited it, and someone else had negatively voted it (I really wish I ...
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Why isn't the reputation gained for editing a tag wiki refunded if the tag is burned?

I suggested a tag excerpt edit that got approved. But later, the tag was burned and the wiki "orphaned". Instead of getting a -2 in my reputation, the rep stayed and the link led to a 404 ...
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What happens to the associaton bonus if an user is deleted and then recreate on a site? [duplicate]

This question came to mind while reading a comment on another question about loosing privileges dues to bounties. Suppose an user has enough rep on a site to get the association bonus on their other ...
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Users should not be able to unknowingly revoke their own comment rights

I've just found myself in the following situation: I had a little over 100 reputation on CrossValidated and found a question that I wanted to award a bounty to. And so I did, however, this brought me ...
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Does a low rep user see a question has answers, if the answer is voted -3 or lower?

I can't think of a way to test this for myself. As I'm high enough rep to be able to see what is actually a spam answer that just hasn't had enough flags yet, I can also see on the main page that this ...
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Reputation and post deletion: Saving rep from downvotes

In my most downvoted question/lowest scored question, I had these words in it: My relations with reputation is something that should be dealt with at all times. I have had some struggles with losing ...
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Why do privileges on some sites have different reputation requirements? [duplicate]

(For the purposes of this post, disregard the beta and meta sites on the SE Network.) We know what reputation is, right? When you reach a certain milestone of rep, you gain a privilege. What's strange ...
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Why is the error message “You need at least 10 reputation to post more …” not shown during composing a question?

I did create a long question on Stack Overflow which took me about two hours and then I wanted to publish it. Unfortunately it suddenly showed me then, that I am not allowed to post more than eight ...
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When is the network wide rep graph updated?

For a couple of days now, I have been getting some reputation on 200+ rep sites, and I want to be able to see the reputation in my network-wide graph. However, even past 0:00 UTC, sometimes, the ...
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What will happen to the bounty offered if I delete my posts through which I've earned reputation?

What will happen to the bounty offered if I delete my posts through which I've earned reputation? For example, currently I have a reputation of 400+ in the Workplace and let's say I start a bounty for ...
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What should I do with my post on logos?

I posted Logos and their representation and it seems like the community doesn't support it: Now I read the downvote reason, and clearly they voted the question for it being useless. However, someone ...
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Why is my reputation tab points higher than achievements drop-down in the top right corner? [duplicate]

I am looking at my reputation today, it shows on my reputation tab that I got 295 rep today, here is the image: As you can see, I got 295 reputation, but when I look at my achievements drop-down in ...
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These users are shown to have deduction in reputation but there are some mismatches [duplicate]

In this month's Users tab, at the last page, the following users are show to have deduction of reputation. Some have offered bounties and have got downvotes, but certains users' profile doesn't show ...

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