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How many sites changed their highest-rep user as a result of the recent question rep recalc?

According to this SEDE query (which might not be entirely accurate, since it can't account for answer downvotes given by users), eleven: Biblical Hermeneutics: Soldarnal overtook Dɑvïd Bicycles: ...
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How can a user earn more than 2000 rep in a week?

You can check the reputation tab on their profile to see where the reputation actually comes from, but in short the daily reputation cap is only for reputation earned from upvotes and suggested edits. ...
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Strange bracket on the leagues page

a lone character) trailing after a mere link once was, is no more
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User reputation ranking page is broken

Your observation is correct. For the past two weeks, we've been hit by an evolving DDoS attack. We noticed the attack before it started affecting the site's performance, and limiting access to user ...
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Will old (+5) reputation remain in the old reputation leagues?

Reputation leagues will recompute as well (should be in the next couple days or so) and will reflect the new vote value.
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User reputation league site switcher doesn't show the selected site name

In the 6 to 8 weeks this takes to get fixed, you can use the following userscript that solves the bug: // ==UserScript== // @name set selected site // @namespace https://meta.stackexchange....
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Don't show inactive users on the current top users

It's worth remembering that the reputation leagues are "just for a bit of fun", and they aren't really worth worrying about. They aren't going to show up in anything but the all time high scores, ...
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How can a user earn more than 2000 rep in a week?

In this case, the reputation league shows the correct amount of reputation gained. However, there is a bug in the functionality involving deleted posts, which are calculated as if they were not ...
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Previous year(s) ranking on a site (Stack Overflow)

On the year reputation league page, there is a « prev year link under Year 2021 to get rankings for Year 2020. Your rank for 2020 can be found here.
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The Stack Exchange Active User Base

Wrong base assumption. Stack Overflow (and Super User) users are not sustaining the whole world-wide-web. Programmers can solve bugs and problems all on their own without asking on Stack Overflow. ...
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Most user cards are not loading on the Reputation Leagues

tl;dr The issue is now fixed. Thanks for the report! Some details for anyone curious For reputation leagues on stackexchange.com, we load and cache users on a background thread that doesn't have the ...
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What's going on here with the quoted quarter reputation?

It means they are now ranked 59 and last quarter they were ranked 6268 + 59 = 6327. I.e. that column shows the change in rank, not changes in reputation.
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Wouldn't it be nice to have user reputation league page across all sites or shortly, a combined-flair top?

Because reputation isn't inter-exchangeable among sites. 1000 reputation on Seasoned Advice means a lot more than on Stack Overflow. This is just because it is harder to gain reputation on smaller ...
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There is an UI issue for the ranking div when a user crossed 200 reputation

This has been fixed. The issue existed due to the way that we loaded the league status for a user - if it is in cache then it is loaded in to the view on the server-side, otherwise it is loaded in a ...
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Why is there such a difference in the change column?

The change is the delta between this year's rank and last year's rank. Your rank each year is determined by your yearly rep, not your total rep. Your total rep value of 4,078 is shown there for ...
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How can a user earn more than 2000 rep in a week?

Easy one: by putting in tremendous amounts of time and energy. See a user like Gordon Linoff on Stack Overflow. Besides writing books and running a successful business place, he writes 10, 20 ...
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Show leaderboard for colleagues

It's quite easy to generate an all-time leaderboard using the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. As an example, I have compiled a list of user IDs from Stack Exchange staff (via this method) and used that ...
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Typo in user rep league?

No, because it refers to a specific month — namely the current one — and not to an average month, which your suggested phrasing would imply. This phrasing is a shortened form of "the change that ...
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"Top X% this month" - top X of what?

Take the percentage from the profile, its precision are two fractional significant digits; in the example it's 0,59%: Check your place in that reputation league, in the example it's 3113: Check the ...
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In the annual rep league, why isn't the difference between rep earned this year and total rep always the same?

The reputation league numbers ignore losses from "private reputation events" such as deleted posts and the -1 from downvotes you cast, the same stuff that is not shown publicly in your profile. Your ...
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Why the links with "leagues/{site-name}" do not work for all sites?

Try this: https://stackexchange.com/leagues/mathoverflow.net The "site name" parameter is actually the host name - so Super User is https://stackexchange.com/leagues/superuser.com, English is https://...
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Get your position in "tag-league" (top x%)

According to How does "TOP 10%" work in the Developer Story?, this SEDE query calculates the top x% for any given user and tag. It says you're in the top 3% (see below); you'll have to fork ...
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Does Jon Skeet ever have to answer another question to remain the #1 user on Stack Overflow?

2021 Update At the moment Gordon Linoff, the #2 gains about 11000 quarterly reputation over Jon. With a difference about 121.000 it will take him 11 more quarters to overtake him. Meaning @Kaz's ...
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Moderator diamond missing in User Reputation Leagues

It will not be displayed. Here is another example Martijn is an SO mod. But the mod diamond is not there. Also check the Freehand in the URL. It is StackExchance.com not a particular site. In ...
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Understanding reputation leagues

+39: the change in position. Since you are fourth this period (you've selected the week statistics, so the period is one week, starting on Sunday UTC time), your position the previous position was 43. ...
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Why is Adam Lear showing up as "top user" this week, by default when 0 users earned any reputation?

When no users have earned reputation on a site for the time frame, the behavior is the same undefined behavior that determines ties and any random user could appear there. However, the undefined ...
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Why do the rankings for the current period have me at the top when I am a lowly pleb?

If you're logged in, the rankings show you at the top of each page if you have a ranking. On that first August 2017 page scroll down and click on page 2, you'll find you're still displayed at the top. ...
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Cannot find myself in Stack Overflow rating

TL;DR: Caching Four hours ago, you had 'only' 191 reputation, and those reputation leagues are cached (for 24 hours? I don't know exactly) because it takes some binary firepower to build them. Just ...
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In fact, we need "more than 200 reputation" instead of "at least 200 reputation" for "tracked in the leagues"

I cannot reproduce this issue. The reputation league page consists of several users with exactly 200 reputation. I think the reason you were running into this is because the reputation league page is ...
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Design bug on the user rank page: permalink displayed on hover

That link is there so you can easily find yourself among your peers in the list, without having to choose the right page and/or scroll down. I'm not sure whether it's important enough to show ...
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