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Questions tagged [reputation]

Questions regarding reputation, see also [voting] and [privileges]

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Mysterious +5 reputation

After perusing SuperUser I came over here to Meta and checked my profile. I noticed I had mysteriously gained +5 reputation putting me up to 106. This is strange because I haven't asked any questions ...
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Do comment upvotes affect your rep?

When your comment is upvoted, does it increase your reputation or does it not have any effect on it?
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Why is my reputation on SU/meta.SU different from the one in SO/meta.SO?

I've been here for quite some time, but I haven't really yet understood the following situation: A few weeks ago, I had ~2000 rep on SU, maybe a bit more When I then visited meta.SU, I received ...
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Why don't people upvote when browsing the site?

I've been on the StackExchange boards for quite some time now and it seems that people don't upvote other's answers anymore when browsing the site. At least from my experience. Let's take this ...
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Can someone explain to me about reputation?

I don't understand how to get Reputation. I have tried searching for the answer, but to no avail. Even a link to the correct page will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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Should my rep be combined?

I was just wondering if the reputation from both my Super User and Stack Overflow accounts should be combined? On one of them I have 600~ and on the other I have 100. Are they supposed to be ...
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SO user new to SU starting with 101 reputation?

Out of curiosity - how can a user start out with a rep of 101 on SU? I'm looking at the profile of Merlin and even though he has no activity visible to me (no votes anyhow), he seems to have started ...
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Reputation not being credited to SU account on some questions migrated from SF even though SF rep lost

I've noticed that some questions that have been answered on ServerFault that eventually get migrated to SuperUser are not crediting me with the reputation that I gained on ServerFault, even though I ...
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Buying reputation points

Is it possible to buy reputation on stack overflow? It seems that the people do answer more efficiently if bounty is offered :)
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Rollback says “resetting any offensive votes”, but rolls back *all* votes. [closed]

The rollback button of a question says that it will reset any offensive votes, which presumably means down-votes. Yet, rolling back to an earlier revision seems to reset up-votes (and accompanying ...
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I can't post pictures because I'm a newcomer?

I can't post any pictures because I'm a newcomer. It says that I need at least 10 reputation to do so. How can I fix this?
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What happens to bounties when a question is moved to another Stack Exchange site?

Just wondering what happens to the reputation.
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Make editing tag wikis more available to experienced users

Currently, tag wikis have very stringent requirements for editing: Tag wikis can be edited by users with more than 1500 reputation, provided: They are in the top 20 answerers for this ...
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Why did I lose 1 rep after downvoting?

I notice that when downvoting an answer, it says to leave a comment. I -already- left a comment before downvoting. So I don't. I then drop a point in rep. I imagine that if i'd left a comment after ...
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Is it possible to have 0 rep?

Can you have 0 rep? If not, what am I going to do with all these counting from 0 jokes I found under my bed?
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How does one get 996 reputation points with no questions and no answers recorded?

Or, why is my Meta reputation being accounted for so ... weirdly? Did something break?
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Does the bonus rep for associating accounts across different SE sites go against daily rep cap?

Does the +100 bonus rep for associating accounts across different Stack Exchange sites go against the +200 daily rep count?
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I have received 205 reputation points today

I check my reputation received today. It says I have received 205 points. I thought the cap was at 200 per day. Will it go back down to the cap sometime later or is this intended?
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When does the reputation cap timer reset?

When does reputation cap time reset? Does it reset at specific time of the day? Or is there no timer but instead, the 200 reputation cap with any give 24 hour period?
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What is the thinking behind the daily reputation cap?

What is the thinking behind the daily reputation cap? What harm is thus prevented? If my answer gets 20 upvotes today and 20 tomorrow, why is that twice as good as getting 40 upvotes today?
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What is the effect of down votes on a low-rep user?

If a user is new and receives down votes, they cannot get negative reputation (or even non-positive, i.e., 0) right? So if that user gets down votes, then earns reputation, does the loss of rep they ...
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Shouldn't 'mark favorite' give the same reputation as an up vote? Or even more?

I suggest that marking a question as favorite should give at least as much reputation to the writer than upvoting the question... After all, if the user intends to come back to the question later, it ...
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Why isn't reputation passed between Stack Exchange sites?

I don't understand it, why do we have to make our reputation separately on Stack Overflow, Server Fault and Super User even if the accounts are linked?
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Different Reputation showed. Which one is correct?

I´ve got a strange thing going on here. My reputation showed in the bar on top of the site is 714. I was happy with it until i looked at http://superuser.com/reputation yesterday. The reputation ...
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Sudden Loss of Reputation [closed]

A minute ago I reached 1,512 in 5 minutes from 1,474. Now i am back to 1,474 in just 5 minutes. How is this possible . Please any moderator tell me where I lost my rep. What is happening. Ed: I ...
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When are you a high rep user?

Might be a silly question, but I'm wondering, when do you consider a user a high rep user? Has the user to be in the top 10?/50? or does he need 10000+ rep, etc. Just being curious...
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/reputation for other users

I know about the superuser.com/reputation feature, but is there a native version of this feature I can use to do the same check on other users?
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Someone caused me to lose reputation with excessive voting on my questions

It is 14:24 here. When I was last on Superuser around 10 hours ago, my reputation was 9147 but now it is 8788. The problem is, yesterday some person gave me votes on my questions excessively and when ...
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Wouldn't it be better to reverse the reputation used by superuser.com?

Situation: 1) I am an expert software professional 2) I recently found superuser.com from a search engine, because I found a particular Q&A useful Desire: 1) Vote the two answers as useful ...
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How do I gain reputation in SuperUser if my questions never get answered?

I am trying to become an active user in this community, but the question I have asked has become a tumbleweed, and I don't have enough reputation to upvote any answers to other questions. Looking ...
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Re-Calc Lowerd Rep, Then Activity Raised it, Got Max 200, Then Today Back Down

I was somewhat shocked yesterday when the re-calc dropped my rep down ~250 or so (on SU)... OK, fine. I read the info and started doing my business. I hit the max cap of 200 yesterday, after the re-...
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Real reputation cap showing wrong on my Recent activity page

I encountered a strange reputation cap behaviour on Super User. I got only 112 today, as reported on my recent activity page, but it has already given me the corresponding badge and stopped counting....
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I don't understand the reputation limit

I love SuperUser.com and I am on it all the time, I do not do it for the reputation but it is a very nice bonus for helping people, that being said - it confuses the heck out of me! I understand that ...
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Has anyone seen a reputation jitter on Superuser lately?

For the last three days I find that my reputation is increased to nearly its daily cap sometime around mid-day. But, later this gets rolled back. Looking at my rep history for the day when this ...
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Why I get different points from upvoted?

My answers on SuperUser get different points from upvoteds. One get 5 points and other one get 2 points. (no downvotes) Why is this happening?
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What does it take to gain reputation on superuser.com?

I've asked a couple of questions. I've answered a couple. But my rep is still at 1. What gives? I'd like to start commenting and up voting. And why doesn't rep span all the sites?
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What could be the reason of a negative reputation?

This question on su got -100 reputation and I don't know why. In its revision history "Community" named user (I think it is a robot :) ) deleted and locked the question. Maybe this is the reason but ...
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rep points not working?

My rep on superuser shows 101, yet I have 11 upvotes, should it not be 110? Is there a delay before it shows up? I have not noticed the same on SO or SF.
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5 points on upvote?

I only got 5 points on superuser for an upvote. Any ideas? I haven't met my limit yet.
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Daily reputation cap on Superuser does not count the association points?

I am guessing that the daily reputation cap does not count points granted for associating user identity across the stackoverflow sites. Can someone correct/confirm this?
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Why did I lose 1 reputation?

Is the reputation on superuser working properly ? My reputation just decreased from 101 to 100, without any adverse activity.
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Make superuser an aggregate of SO and SF Reputation

Can superuser's reputation be synchronized between the sum of SO, SF plus any SU rep? Just an idea.