# Why does the type (or the scale) of rating statistics change?

There is a little line showing users' ranking on the Reputation board that is at the Activity page (marked with red):

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Sometimes it shows the year rank while sometimes the quarter or month ranks. I wanted to know why the type (or the scale) of these statistics changes.

• I think it varies, depending on one's length of time on the site; it also tends to reveal the most favorable statistic for any particular users. Also I like your gravatar version of ViVid! ;D – amWhy Dec 30 '20 at 18:40
• Effective Jan 1, you may lose your this month's ranking, and see instead, this week's ranking, or the year ranking. I believe the quarter ends Dec 31 as well. – amWhy Dec 30 '20 at 18:51
• @amWhy Thanks for your response! So you mean there is no strict rule for those changes, don't you? Also, I'm glad that you like the avatar :) – VIVID Dec 30 '20 at 20:02
• – Martin Sleziak Dec 31 '20 at 7:49