On most sites (including on main), the Community user's reputation is stuck at 1. However, if you look at the very instant that this question was posted, the Community user's reputation here is 3. I am curious about two things:

  • Why is the Community user's reputation something different from 1?
  • Why does it have a reputation different from that on the main site?

UPDATE: Three weeks after asking this question, the Community user's reputation is still 3. Which means that, its rep is not syncing for whatever reason.

  • Obviously, it asked a question on SuperUser and received one upvote, before superuser's meta-thing was migrated to meta.superuser. (I'm taking a wild guess here; this is probably wrong, but it sounded funny) Jan 6, 2014 at 19:23
  • @allquixotic If it asked a question on main and received an upvote, it would have 6 reputation, not 3.
    – gparyani
    Jan 6, 2014 at 19:38
  • Suggested edits by anonymous users are attributed to Community. IIRC if one is accepted, Community gets the rep, and it's periodically reset. Not sure though.
    – Daniel Beck Mod
    Jan 6, 2014 at 19:50
  • Weird since there's no suggested edits on meta though (cc @DanielBeck)
    – nhinkle
    Jan 6, 2014 at 20:19
  • @nhinkle Maybe it's main site rep that hasn't been synched yet?
    – Daniel Beck Mod
    Jan 6, 2014 at 20:31
  • I'm going to check on this just to make sure it's not a regression - I see no events that could have given it rep.
    – Tim Post
    Feb 2, 2014 at 13:47
  • @TimPost What was the result?
    – gparyani
    Feb 2, 2014 at 20:30
  • 1
    @gparyani Will let you know as soon as I can get a dev to take a peek. I'm kind of scratching my head on what it ended up owning that resulted in it.
    – Tim Post
    Feb 3, 2014 at 4:35
  • 1
    Community now has a rep of 1, so this question is now obsolete.
    – gparyani
    Feb 3, 2014 at 17:53


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