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The person you are giving as an example has more than 200 reputation on others SE sites, so she or he had a +100 association bonus when coming to TEX S.E. If you add his 17*10 reputations gained for Q&A on this site, +4 for accepting answers and 1 initial point, you have a total of 275 reputations before he offered those three bounties. From TeX S.E ...


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The /reputation report is an on-the-fly calculation of what your reputation should be. The information on the user profile comes from a rep history table that is rebuilt periodically. Your account was scheduled for a rep recalc (that typically happens overnight unless triggered by something else - like a post deletion) to correct that 1 point discrepancy. I ...

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