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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Show banner asking for nominations only when user has enough reputation

When visiting Tor Stack Exchange, I'm seeing the following banner: Want to help moderate this community? We need more candidates in the ongoing election! It's a decent idea for getting more ...
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Why does reputation drop down to zero when making a new account on a Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

When I make a new account on another site on the StackExchange website, my reputation zeroes-out every time. I'm just asking because I wonder why every time I make an account this happens and why not ...
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Why was my question put on hold? [closed]

I am a Senior Developer, FoxPro and C#, with 25 years experience and 50 years old. For this question Searching for equivalent of (MSSQL or Rushmore) index optimization for LINQ it was put on hold ...
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Aggregate Stack Exchange score [closed]

Would be useful and elegant to combine a given user's aggregate score across Stack Exchange websites used. Would like the total score to be listed clearly under the profile of a user irrespective of ...
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Why is the reputation page not showing + or - reputation points for this question? [duplicate]

On seeing @Glorfindel's Reputation page, there is no reputation change for the highlighted question. First I thought it might have been undownvoted, but it says upvote. But there is no +5 ...
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Fighting authority bias [duplicate]

I'm risking to have many downvotes for this question (or accusations of envy) however if the very same question was posted by a user with high reputation then outcome could be different. Previous ...
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Per-site equivalent of Stack Overflow reputation page [duplicate]

In Can I check what my reputation was on a particular date? I learned about this URL https://stackoverflow.com/reputation which provides the full reputation history on Stack Overflow. Is there an ...
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Are there any site moderators with very low reputation?

Are there any moderators on SE that have very low reputation? I ask, since naturally, moderators are experienced users, who would have a decent amount of rep unless they have given away many bounties. ...
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Can users without the required reputation suggest new tags? [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange boardgames' domain I sadly was not able to submit my response, as the game I was posting about is not so popular (#). So I just went on and put any random tag on it. I am really ...
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Question regarding edit vs. suggested edit [duplicate]

I know that at 2000 reputation, users receive the editing privilege, meaning they can edit a post directly without going through peer-reviewing. However, users whose reputation is below 2000, can ...
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People behavior : newcomer answer destroyed because it's not a comment, but he can't wrote comment on other posts because he has 1 reputation point [migrated]

A newcommer helped us on a post on SeasonnedAdvice : A strange cooker or fait-tout or... what can it be?. Because it was is first post on StackExchange, he wasn't able to post a comment with 1 ...
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Please restore the 25 points lost for “user removed” for my Physics account [duplicate]

A user was deleted on Physics.SE. My Reputation tab shows that I lost 25 reputation as a result of this. Please give me this reputation back.
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What is the highest amount of reputation lost in a single day?

I know what I am asking is a bit weird question, but while surfing around I found the highest reputation gain in a single day. I thought: why not try the highest amount of reputation lost in a single ...
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Why is it a problem, to collect so many rep as possible? [closed]

The rep is not given for anything. It correlates well with the useful work for the sites. People doing this, they are not "rep farmers". More exactly, yes they are, but it is a good thing (for the ...
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How can a user have a different reputation on a per-site meta than they have on the main site? [duplicate]

A certain user (I won't mention them here) has 4 reputation on a Stack Exchange site's per-site meta and 1 reputation on the site itself. The user is not banned or "temporarily suspended" on either ...
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Why aren't chat username and avatar privileges revoked upon the user losing the required rep (including via suspension)?

Generally, if a user gains a reputation-based privilege, the user will lose it if they later fall below the required reputation. I've found that this has one major exception in chat. Users without ...
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Why Stack Exchange is no longer a fun place for learning and sharing knowledge, and how we can change this [closed]

I have been a longtime lurker on Stack Exchange, and enjoyed using it as a reference and learning tool. I am happy to see it grow, but I am increasingly worried about where it's going. Prompted by ...
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There shouldn't be a > in the mobile site's privilege tracker

On the mobile site, the privilege tracker has a ">" symbol in front of the number of reputation points necessary: This is inaccurate. As soon as this user has exactly 10 reputation, they will have ...
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Mobile site shows wrong numbers when tracking privileges

This is my activity page on the mobile site: A zoom in on the privilege tracker: So it says that when I have more than 1,300 reputation, I'll get the privilege. Sounds correct, right? Let's just hop ...
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What are my choices when I don't receive any correct answers for my bounty question? [duplicate]

I've asked a question on Stack Overflow with a bounty. Assume I have received three answers, but all of them are incorrect and not what I asked. I clearly mentioned what my problem was and what I'm ...
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Are we aiming for a single answer that covers everything about a question on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

So I was thinking about why only one answer can be accepted to any particular question on Stack Exchange. I was thinking, most likely, so there would develop one answer that covers "everything" about ...
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Are users given back rep if another person compromises their account and uses it to post spam? [duplicate]

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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“+-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 ...