Questions tagged [reputation]

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

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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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Raise the minimum rep needed to create new tags

Super User has a tag problem. Due to many users who are not acquainted with the site barely reaching the rep threshold to create new tags, many such users misuse it, and that causes a problem as ...
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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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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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Do not take away earned privileges

So I guess this has probably been discussed before on other meta SE sites, sorry if I re-ignite an old and long-decided discussion here. The thing is, I'm not a very active user on SU, more on SO. I ...
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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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Users with less than 2k rep cannot edit meta posts

I've edited a number of posts this week, using suggested edits because I don't have 2k on SU yet. It just occurred to me that MSU might also have some posts in need of cleanup, so I came by to check. ...
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Question and suggestion on Votes and Rep

I am curious about voting or maybe the lack there of. I am an enthusiast, no expert, but I love computers and love seeing the problems and solutions in the Stack Exchange. I learn something new ...
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How does rep carry over from Super User to Meta Super User?

I do not quite understand how this works. My Meta user here has 509 rep, and my main user has 513 rep. Why is there that difference? It would seem to me that, since I have not answered/asked any ...
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Electrostatic Discharge got deleted and reputation from the answers disappeared

A question about electrostatic discharge that I had answered was removed today, and with it I lost 592 reputation. The question is available via cache. I don't agree with the rationale for closing it ...
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How can i get reputation if i am not permitted to answer and participate in superuser network?

I have a problem with the Super User (and Stack Exchange) account limitation system. Currently I am not allowed to answer in any question. They say I need to reach 50 reputation points. The problem ...
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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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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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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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Reputation related badges exist and are attainable on MSU

Quoting any child meta site's /reputation: Reputation on this per-site meta is derived entirely from the main site; nothing to show. Which is consistent with what's shown as part of the user info: ...
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Why do deleted questions remove the reputation?

On a question on SU, I noticed I lost 80 rep because a good question was deleted. Why do the good answerers suffer if a question gets deleted? Is the information not pertinent? I think it is, and so ...
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Unclear flag policy for low-reputation users

I've been notified by a mod at Android Enthusiasts of my abuse of the flag system. I'm sorry, but we're not going to keep converting [your non-answers] to comments for you. Earn 50 rep and you ...
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How do I have 199 reputation on Meta if I haven't asked questions on here before?

I haven't asked a question on here before, but yet my meta reputation is 199. How?
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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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