Questions tagged [reputation]

The reputation is a measurement of a user's contributions to the site, and the extent to which the community "trusts" that user with extra privileges.

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Do my eyes deceive me? Lots of people lost a lot of reputation today

I wanted to address what was raised in chat today where some reputation changes were made and many of the highest reputation people decreased substantial amounts of reputation (and by substantial - ...
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Is it ok to “thank” someone by upvoting many of their questions?

Often, in an attempt to help people with chat-questions (questions that can not be answered without troubleshooting many, many steps and without asking many questions to the point where doing it in ...
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Why did all my questions get up-voted at once and then suddenly get down-voted?

Someone suddenly up-voted all my questions since the beginning, then suddenly with 1 day ago my questions got down-voted.
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Do my up votes count once I have enough reputation?

I have a reputation of 11 at the moment, but I have found a couple a very useful questions and answers, things I would like to up vote. If I do so now, it does not show up, but I believe it is stored. ...
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Why haven't I received reputation points for some of the upvotes that one of my answers received?

I answered a question, namely What are some useful ways to use Automator?, but I have not received any reputation points for the 4 up-votes that it received. Am I misunderstanding some portion of the ...
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What exactly is “change” in the rep leagues?

As seen in this screenshot: I have more "change" than I have "total reputation". What is this "change", and why is it so much higher than my total reputation?
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Why do I need 50 rep to post a comment?

I think it doesn't make any sense, if there are question that have already been answered but I'm not fully satisfied I would like to post a comment to receive further explaining, but I can't. I think ...
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How can I earn 100 reputation bonus

In the past I earned the 100 reputation bonus from the Stack Overflow website. I am wondering if and when I can reach again the bonus from the Ask Different website of the community knowing that a I ...
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Unable to comment on certain questions

On the iPhone app, when reading a question that does not have any comments from other users one is unable to add a comment. There is only the option to "add an answer". For example, on this question:...
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Would removing the reputation limit on commenting eliminate the “bumping old questions” problem?

I've noticed that plenty of really old questions get bumped to the top of the page by answers of "I have this problem too. Please help!" or "That answer worked. Thanks!", and even when the mods delete ...
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Protected questions not considering +100 bonus rep for linking profile

I have over 22k rep on various SE sites (mainly EE.SE) and received the 100 rep bonus when I came here for the first time and signed in. However, I was prevented from answering a protected question ...
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What happens when I reach the daily reputation limit?

What happens if I reach 200 reputation gained in a day. Does it prevent me from getting reputation from accepted answers, votes, bounties etc. or does it move to another day and then I get the ...
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Why are the positive bonus rep red in the reputation tab? [duplicate]

I noticed that (un)accepts... ...and bounties... are red there. Why are all the rep received from bonuses RED?! I understand unaccepts - they give negative rep gain and therefore logically made ...
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Why don't “up-votes” received for a comment contribute to reputation scores?

Take this question for example. It's a good question, but there's no definitive answer without going through some of the initial troubleshooting steps I point out in my comments in order to isolate ...
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Bounty without having enough reputation to spend

How can a user with 26 reputation call a 100 reputation Bounty on a question as seen here? As far I know 100 reputation would be deducted from my account if I do that?
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How can a user review a suggested edit without having access to the suggested edit review queue?

How is it that a new user with 1 reputation has a badge for reviewing suggested edits and when I go to review, I see "You need at least 2k reputation to review suggested edits."
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Why does Meta award badges and inherit reputation?

I understand that you don't get reputation in Meta as it's a part of AskDifferent, and meta.stackoverflow is a bigger "independent" site which does. But why doesn't it show badges from main site here?...
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Can we have the reputation league shown in the user page like Stack Overflow?

Having been participating on Stack Overflow a bit recently, I've noticed this: This doesn't seem to exist on Ask Different: Can it be added?
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Why is my account on Ask Different more restrictive than my account on SO?

I'm just coming over here from Stack Overflow, and the controls on who can answer a question or comment are much, much too restrictive. Is there a reason for this? I had to start a question just ...
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After how many days is a user removed?

I see in my reputation history that I have been removed on January 29th, only three days after my last activity on the site (accepting an answer). Was this a mistake or are users removed after just a ...
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Does the current competition bring out the worst in users?

Firstly, I do think the current competition is brilliant, and actively wanted to participate, however I stopped for 2 specific reasons. Since the start of the competition, an incredible amount of low ...
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Bug does not count upvotes

I noticed that all upvotes (in total four) between 10:28pm and 11:48pm where not counted for my account. one question: all upvotes are ignored second question: one upvote is ignored
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Reputation on the users page

I was looking on the AD users page and noticed that my reputation is at 501. My actual reputation is at 1.2K Is this a bug, or is reputation on the users page supposed to be delayed?
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reputation in Meta and Main sites out of sync?

I can see that my reputation in Apple stack exchange site and meta sites are out of sync right now. Is there a known problem or is this the expected behavior ?
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2500 reputation is a high requirement for just suggest tag synonyms

Suggesting tag synonyms requires 2500 reputation which seems REALLY steep for something so basic. It's strange because there is a badge for 3 such suggestions yet it's only considered a bronze badge.
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Why can't I embed images at exactly 10 reputation?

I have an image that makes Why do I see two sizes for storage space available? immediately clear, but I cannot embed it inline. I'm given the error message "We're sorry, but as a spam prevention ...
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apple.SE account not showing up in network profile

Why isn't my apple account shown among my accounts, nor in my network profile? I suspect this is the reason why I did not get a +100 rep bonus from my (>200 rep) math account, here…
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Privileges Lost: Really?

I understand that launched sites require more rep for a given privilege, but it feels pretty unfair that I've now lost a bunch of my capabilities. I think it would be much friendlier to let beta ...
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How do you get to the page that describes reputation privileges you have earned?

The other day when I logged in I received a notification. It said that I was now able to vote to close questions. I have already had this privilege for awhile, but I clicked on the details link in ...
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Starting reputation at 101 vs 1?

Just wondering why some users start with 101 rep while others start with 1. Is it to do with activity on Area 51 before the site went to beta?
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Reputation on the recent page but it does not change next to the name on the top bar.

I noticed reputation changes on the recent page but it does not change next to the name on the top bar. Is this planned or a bug?