Same thing happened with me I was so disappointed why my reputation point is reducing after a certain time. But there is a check box on activity page show removed posts if you click on that you would got to know whats happening with reputation points
I am sharing the screen shot below:
Hope it would help to reduce confusion.
Our motivation for the change was to recognize that both question askers and answerers are a vital part of our ecosystem and to reward them both equally.
Having examined the data from before and after the change, we haven’t seen any lasting impact (positive or negative) on voting behaviors for questions or answers, question quality, answer rates, or usage ...
This is all covered in the excellent SEDE tutorial, so I'll add some steps and leave the rest as an exercise to the reader:
Fork the query
In the database schema, you see the reputation is stored in the column Reputation in the Users table
You can add it to the list of selected columns
For bonus points, you can add a condition to the WHERE clause to filter ...
I've been contributing to math.SE for a few years now, answering where I could. Today I teach mostly in one field of maths, I teach basic stuff but I really would like to know more, so I'm more likely to have questions than answers.
Problem: this field of maths has its own separate SE.
So I've got 25k rep on math.SE, that I can't use to bring attention to ...
The type of problem described by the OP is more common than we might think.
Users whose sole focus is to gain rep are easily identifiable and will, more often than not, provide low-quality posts. Theirs will be among the first that answer easy, off-topic or very low-quality questions. Theirs will be the one that will replicate (not copy and paste) the ...
Actually, this is really tricky.
Targeted voting isn't appreciated, so you (or anybody else) walking the profile/activity page of another user, identifying troublesome content and downvoting over and over ... is not an option. Obviously: "aligning" yourself with other users to do that on scale would be even "more wrong".
What is left:
every time you run ...
In order to stay on the right side of the Code of Conduct, whatever you do, I think that you should not try to single this, or any other user out, publicly (e.g. on Meta) for their behaviour:
No name-calling or personal attacks.
Focus on the content, not the person. This includes terms that feel
personal even when they're applied to content (e.g. “...
It is impossible to know for sure, but I've briefly reviewed the answers that you've given, and I think that I can see a pettern.
First, take a look at the questions that you are choosing to answer.
Several of them show very little effort from the questioner. One, for example, is about how to apply css to just one element on a page. That's the second thing ...
It is because he joined the Super User community, before question votes became +10, so when he joined Super User, he only had 146 reputation.
Now he has 291 reputation, since up-vote reputation from questions became double than before, here is the post announcing question reputation doubled:
Upvotes on questions will now be worth the same as upvotes on ...