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How did I lose a point of rep in this situation?

On Feb 14 20:01:40Z, this question was asked. At Feb 14 20:08:11Z someone posted a comment asking when the OP saw it. During those 6-7 minutes, I happened to be looking and found a possible answer ...
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Do we gain our reputation back if we undo an accidental down-vote?

I know there is a loss of one reputation when you down-vote a post but the reputation change takes time to show up. If we accidentally down-vote a post and undo it a few seconds later does the ...
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Why the massive rep-drop yesterday?

Tons of people across the site lost reputation yesterday (UTC 7/23/23). I lost a measly 20 rep, but some people lost tons more. After losing 11k+ rep, poor Valorum's back down to 660k (oh, the ...
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Should there be a higher reputation bonus for editing?

When you edit and your edits are accepted, you get (to my knowledge) 2 reputation. That's not a whole lot. Now, obviously, the most reputation comes from bounties, answers, and questions, but shouldn'...
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Who moderates the high end users? [closed]

I was going through the protected questions and I see that the user TheLethalCarrot is doing a lot of the protecting which is disproportionate compared to anyone else. The issue I have is that there ...
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What types of site analytics are given at 25,000 rep?

I know that at 25,000 rep you get some access to site analytics, but even after reading the page, I don't understand exactly what types of things are given. What do Google Analytics entail? Can ...
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Why haven't I got additional reputation since the question votes recalc?

Recently it was announced that question upvotes are now going to be worth +10 reputation rather than +5. When is this change going to have fully taken effect on this sub-site? Because I've seen loads ...
James Douglas's user avatar
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When will reputation re-calculation be finished for this site?

Stack Exchange recently announced that it'll reward question askers more and so a reputation re-calculation will happen. We’re Rewarding the Question Askers I welcome this decision because I believe ...
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How much counts as a "significant" rep change from a user being removed?

A user was just removed who had obviously voted on some of my posts. I lost 20 reputation which may not seem like a lot to all y'all with 400k+ (ahem, Valorum, ahem), but I was pretty annoyed. So what,...
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Why is fez's reputation showing up as -202 on the "Users" page?

I looked up the user fez, and here is what the page showed: But when I clicked on it, fez's user page showed what seemed like the correct reputation (5,000 something). Update: When I look it up ...
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Why did my reputation drop by 6?

Just now, I was at 1408, then, suddenly, I saw that it had dropped down to 1402 with no notice in the reputation tab. Why did this happen?
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Can the admin please check my account for an instance of serial down voting?

I've been the target of serial down voting before, so I'm familiar with the auto-script that will undo it if triggered, but the exact trigger is not publicly known. I'm also familiar with the secrecy ...
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Why is my daily rep at 199 when I have "dead rep"?

So I had a couple good answers yesterday and were fortunate enough to receive a large number of up-votes. I continued along with daily activities that did include some down votes on answers. My total ...
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Why are un-upvotes/un-acceptance not reflected in Reputation cap?

I got an answer unaccepted today and a downvote. At 184, I got an upvote for another answer, but it counted for only two points, making my rep 186. So it appears that I have hit the rep cap even ...
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Can't receive reputation notification after starting a bounty

I found a good answer today so I started a bounty for it. After deduction of the rep of the bounty, my net rep for today was 45. Since then it has gone to net 75 but I am not receiving any ...
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Not receiving any reputation change notifications

I can't receive any Notification about reputation change. This is how my notification tab looks like right now: This is my actual reputation tab: As you can see, the rep gained today is not ...
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Why did I just lose 100+ rep?

Screenshot: At first I thought someone had serial downvoted me and the system was restoring my rep, but on closer inspection it looks like the opposite may have happen, I just don't understand why. :(...
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Inconsistency in reputation league and Users' tab [duplicate]

When I click the Users' tab, I am apparently ranked #2 for the month: But When I click Stack Exchange User Reputation league page, I am ranked #12 for the month: What gives? What I have been able ...
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Why are my monthly and quarterly rep scores showing as equal?

From the monthly rep leagues ("2016-08-01 to today"): From the quarterly rep leagues ("2016-07-01 to today"): My rep gained in the month and quarter are both showing up as exactly the same, even ...
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Why did I lose 24 rep points with no notice?

I just lost 24 rep points and I don't know why?
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How can a user removed equal -2 rep?

I got a notice that a user was removed and any of their votes were removed. I received a -2 rep reprimand. Why do I have a reputation change on my reputation page that says 'User was removed'? ...
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What measures have been/can be taken to guide guests & new users with respect to the rep requirement to comment?

I've seen a lot of answers from low-rep members that belong more correctly in the comments section they can't post in because they don't have enough rep. After getting enough rep to see deleted ...
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How do I earn the 50 points to be able to comment? [duplicate]

How do I earn the 50 points required to be able to comment?
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1 point for upvote on answer? [duplicate]

I just got an upvote on an answer. In my reputation tab and in my total rep, it says I got 1 point for it. How is that possible? Is it a bug? It might be interesting that I did downvote an answer ...
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How to quickly increase my rep

How do I get my rep up quickly? I've seen a couple of questions I could answer, or answers I could comment on to give, help but I can't I also don't like how you need 300 rep to create your own tags.
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How can I tell how much rep I lost to repcap in recent day(s)?

How can I tell how much rep I lost to repcap in recent day(s)? (less than 1 week ago) @rand al'thor asked me that in comments, and I was at a loss how to answer. I know how much rep I got from the ...
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Why is one upvote +3 and another +10?

I was looking at my reputation and I was confused when I saw this: I checked the what's rep page where it says You gain reputation when: question is voted up: +5 answer is voted up: +10 but I still ...
RedCaio's user avatar
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Do Meta questions affect reputation?

I've only participated in Meta just a teensy bit: But I don't think any of those upvotes were reflected in my reputation. Do Meta questions affect reputation? If not, then why?
RedCaio's user avatar
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What is the total amount of rep in sff.SE?

The title says it all. Is it possible to retrieve this information from a database command?
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Do offered bounties count against the 200/day rep cap?

Related: What factors would allow people here to acquire more than 200 reputation points per day? So receiving bounties doesn't apply against the limit. Sorry if this one is duplicate too. When you ...
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Reputation graph dates are offset by 1 day

I just noticed this issue. I've never reported a bug before, so I don't know if this is a known problem, but it's reproducible for me, at least. When I go to my profile, then go to the Reputation ...
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Why did this user's reputation score drop to 1?

The user SS-3.1415926535897932384626433 has 17 Gold badges & countless other silver & bronze badges. He had a high reputation the last time I checked. Why did all of a sudden it reduced to 1. ...
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Reputation points for dewikified answers

If my answer is made community wiki because I revised it too many times, and if I get a moderator to dewikify it, will I eventually get the reputation points for upvotes received while the answer was ...
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Daily maximum rep exceeded

I thought that the daily maximum reputation was 200, right? But today I got 205. How is that possible?
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Why is reputation requirements for creating tags, different on other Stackexchange Sites?

I noticed that on different stackexchange sites, reputation requirements for creating tags vary and differ. Why is that?
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Why down-voting results in negative reputation?

I recently down-voted an answer to this question that has abusive and inappropriate content and I got -1 reputation point for that. I don't care that much for the reputation points but I feel it is ...
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How can I get -8 for a single DV?

From my rep history today: -8| 1 hour ago| downvote| Does “Pacific Rim” have references/influences How is that possible? Usually if it was 4 DVs, it would show that it's 4 (and make it expandable). ...
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What reputation awards what privileges?

I know that gaining reputation unlocks various privileges on the site. Things like being able to edit other people's posts or vote to close and reopen questions. Where can I see the entire list of ...
Duncan's user avatar
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Why do I only have 76 rep?

I have thousands of rep elsewhere, so I ought to get the standard 101 rep of an established SE user. Instead, I only have the 75 from a question I asked, plus 1 by default. Is this a bug?
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Badge for somehow hitting 666

Given that the scores seem to be given in order's of 5's and 10's with the odd 2's, sitting on 666 seems likely rare. A badge for this would be interesting.
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What does "user removed" mean and why did I lose reputation?

I just looked at my rep and I got hit with -70 because "User removed". Was someone banned? And I thought after about 5 mins up/down votes were cemented in and couldn't be changed unless an edit to the ...
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Reputation Tally Page No Longer Shows Recent Points

In the past, when I went to my profile and clicked on the tab for reputation, and went to this page I could see my reputation points for the day. Whenever I viewed this page, I'd see the reputation ...
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Why did I get capped at 186 reputation points today?

Up until now the rep cap allowed up to 200 points in upvotes. If you selected an answer or if your answer was selected, that didn't count toward the cap. But today I noticed I have 201 points, ...
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Reputation recalculation hurtz

I read How to access the reputation recalculation feature and thought (naively) I'll give that a try! My rep dropped from 8187 to 7773 (-414). Is it gone for good?
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How to access the reputation recalculation feature

I recently asked this question and got some good answers, in one of the comments DVK mentions that reputation can be recalculated, and Gilles then provides a link to do just that. When using Gilles’ ...
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Why am I not getting rep increases for edits?

I used to get rep updates for editing. I completely forgot about this benefit until I edited on a different SE site and my rep inches up by 2. Why is it not happening here anymore? Are these ...
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Limit to Earning Reputation?

I hesitate to ask this, since it sounds like a complaint, but it's curiosity and I can't find an answer from searching. I'm stuck at the computer today doing some work I'm not excited about, so I'm ...
Tango's user avatar
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Reputation Question

My answer to Is Hal fearless at the end of Green Lantern? shows in my daily reputation score with a '+2'. It has 1 upvote, and no downvotes. I didn't ask the question, and it's not the accepted ...
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Is meta the place to ask about bugs?

For example, I have 46 upvotes (no down), but only 101 reputation (which is all from association from other sites). My profile page also says 5 days (2 consecutive) for visits when that should be 7 ...
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