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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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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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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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 ...