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Reputation points from Silver Yearling Badge

Why have the +200 reputation points for my Silver Yearling Badge not been added to my superuser account, but they have been added to all my other linked accounts? Edit: After checking more carefully, ...
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Rep history shows +25 points today, but total only incremented by 10

Today I received an upvote and best answer for an answer I posted 3 days ago. (link) However, my rep was only incremented by 10 points (from 1376 to 1386). Here's my rep history with the two ...
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Why aren't reputation points the same for Super User and Super User Meta?

Why aren't reputation points the same for Super User and Super User Meta? What is the reason for this difference?
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If I lose the privilege of voting up, will the votes I already cast be removed?

What if people vote down my question(s)/answer(s) and then I lose some rep points (below the level required to vote up), and the privilege of voting up goes down the toilet with it (until I regain the ...
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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 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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If I have 580 REP, shouldn't I be 58% on my way to viewing vote counts?

Just look at this: . I did the math, 580 = .58 of 1000. I also refreshed the page, clicked on "view vote counts...." I haven't received any rep for a while... Is it an update issue?
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/privileges/trusted-user does not explain the additional privileges [closed]

/privileges/trusted-user does not explain how to best apply the delete answers privilege. Here's a little comparison. First, I quote access to moderator tools privileges explanation for deleting ...
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can't post answer on community blocked question, have enough points

This is more of a bug report: No option to hibernate/shutdown in GNOME 3? text under the message says: protected by Community♦ Oct 22 at 14:12 This question is protected to prevent "thanks!",...
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Will awarding bounties remove privileges?

If I award a bounty, and my rep therefore goes lower, do I lose the privileges I've earned? For example, if I was just at 1001 Rep, and put up a bounty for 50 Rep and awarded it, do I lose my ...
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Does having edit privileges allow me to approve edits from others?

Pre-2000 reputation - Every time I edited a post I needed to await attention before it could be approved. I 100% agree with this rule. Post-2000 reputation - I can edit any post without waiting for ...
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Doesn't limiting voting points to 200 potentially discourage activity?

Doesn't limiting voting points to 200 potentially discourage activity by your most active members? I have enjoyed answering questions lately, and I would by lying if I did not say that I didn't have ...
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Question downvote miscalculation?

I recently downvoted a poorly written question. The downvote was registered on the question, the change in reputation was documented on the user's page, the downvote count on my profile incremented, ...
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Why should high rep users get privileges?

It seems to me (from reading this like this excellent post by random, and looking at the current high rep users for the quarter and the top editors for the quarter and seeing how little they overlap, ...
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Why does the Chat show so much reputation?

I wish that I had 5.9k rep, but I dont, not even combined... (and the badge count only has my superuser badges, not even meta). What does the 5.9k mean?
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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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If I delete an old valid or closed post, will I lose the reputation gained from it?

If I delete an old valid or closed post (including question and answers), will I lose the reputation gained from it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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?