Questions tagged [reputation]

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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Why can't I comment?

I'm pretty new to the SX world and slightly confused. I can comment on my own question and everything in that page, but the "add comment" button and textboxes just don't appear in any other page. It ...
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What does “-5 User was removed” mean?

I'm not sure what the reputation message "-5 User was removed" means? Is it that a user had upvoted my question and was deleted from TeX.SE? That would be funny because (as I remember) I asked two ...
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Total vs. year reputation?

It is probably not a big concern, but at the use list page http://stackexchange.com/leagues/29/year/tex/2012-01-01?sort=reputationchange my "year reputation" is larger than my "total reputation" (by 1 ...
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Un-upvote followed by re-upvote = -10 reputation bug

In the last two days I received two un-upvotes immediately followed by a "re-upvote". To me this means that the user experimented with the voting system, thinking that they could add another upvote ...
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Mysterious -2 rep for non-existent downvote to my question

My reputation history shows: The post it links to, however, doesn't have any downvotes: Neither is this downvote reflected in my https://tex.stackexchange.com/reputation (a recalc didn't change ...
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Serial upvoting reversed

I've already asked about a similar situation, but this time the figures involved seem to be quite exaggerated: on my reputation page the following item appears: -4360 Serial upvoting reversed The ...
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What is the association bonus?

I was looking at my reputation timeline graph and I wondered about a spike of 164 rep I'm sure wasn't there before. Upon looking it up, I found an entry +100 : association bonus Does anyone know what ...
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I lost my reputation point of about 40. Why?

Several days ago my reputation point was about 440 in total, but now it becomes 409. I haven't offered any bounty. Where is the missing point now? Could you help me to investigate it?
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Sorting users by reputation: “top X%” is off by a factor of 10

Looking at (e.g.) my own user page, I'm listed as "top 0.89% overall". As I'm no. 5 of >5000 users at the moment, this should be "top 0.089% overall".
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Disappearing reputation

Yesterday I was very happy because my total rep was over 40000. This morning I was stunned seeing it had dropped to 39693. Does anybody know what happened?
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Afraid to risk 11% of my reputation for a bounty

I'm thinking of a assigning a bounty to some question (not the one I recently wrote about here on meta). It hasn't been answered for a month. But - I'm afraid to do it. I don't want to risk so much of ...
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Where does all my rep go?

This is starting to puzzle me a bit: I've asked 2 questions which have gotten a combined 11 upvotes. I've made 10 answers, for a total of 25 upvotes. (Some of them in CW threads, but not all) So why ...
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Reputation tool-tip dash/minus ambiguity

When looking at a user page and at "Reputation", hoovering the mouse over some day, then the tool-tip reads something like "Friday, Nov 25, 2011 - 42 reputation", which means "+42 reputation", not "-...
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Yearly Reputation is off by 101

My current reputation is 2347. But when I look at the reputation for the year it is 2246. I only joined in 2011, so can't figure out why that would be? Just curious.
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Upvote without getting any reputation

I have a small question. I answered the following question: Equation Alignment With Steps You see at the moment I have three upvotes. In my profile I can't see this: Is it a bug?
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Discrepancy between chat and main reputation

A recent question - Reputation linkage between main site and meta? - regarding the linkage between reputation on meta and main mentions a discrepancy that is resolved every hour on the meta-side. ...
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Site usage statistics

Just recently, Joseph Wright blogged about One year of TeX.SX, with the evident display of Yearling badges that subsequently followed on the TeX.SX side bar. As a fairly new user to TeX.SX, I've also ...
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User's reputation behaves strangely

Clicking Andrey Vihrov name brings us to his User Profile but its reputation is no longer -143. Is it a bug?
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Recent change in privileges

Was there a change in the privileges recently on the main side and meta or is it me? I came recently over 3k reputation which made me visit the privileges page again. There are now two additional ...
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Are we prepared for the new reputation thresholds when we leave beta?

This topic has already been discussed over at math.stackexchange, and it might be reasonable that we discuss it here, too. The most important changes in the reputation thresholds are, in my opinion: ...
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Should the reputation threshold to edit other people's posts be lower during the private beta?

If I understand correctly, even in the private beta phase, the reputation threshold to edit other people's posts is 2000. While I've been doing my level best to try to get there :-) looking at the ...
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What is “% accept rate”?

The title really says it all...how is this number computed?
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Can we “import” reputation from MO?

I gather that users who register on this site who already have a certain amount of reputation on StackOverflow get a "starting bonus" to their reputation here. Is there a good reason why this can't ...
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Reputation linkage between main site and meta ?

Is there some linkage in reputation between the meta site and the parent site ? my meta.tex rep is tracking my site rep, without any apparent new activity in meta. I actually like this, but haven't ...

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