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I had $256$ reputation on MSE till yesterday. But today when I checked my account, it had decreased down to $216$. I did not post any question or answer in the past few days and there is no new upvote/downvote on any of my posts. The reputation change is also not visible in the reputation tab in my profile and the last reputation change was on July 20 as shown on the webpage. The reputation curve also modified cleverly and it does not show that I had 256 reputation ever even though I had.

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Now you might be thinking that I never gained 256 reputation, but I did have it and I also had View close votes privilege. The Achievements tab mentions that I received View close votes privilege.

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But now I no longer have that privilege due to this unknown loss of reputation.

Can someone please tell why my reputation changed mysteriously overnight even after no new post?

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    $\begingroup$ At the end of the page of your reputation math.stackexchange.com/users/935059/riverx15?tab=reputation there would be a option Show deleted posts like i.stack.imgur.com/w0Kl0.png . Is that option checked? If not please check it and tell are you able to see the rep change $\endgroup$ Jul 28 at 3:43
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    $\begingroup$ For a better view where is the option see this i.stack.imgur.com/UoBiw.png $\endgroup$ Jul 28 at 3:44
  • $\begingroup$ @JitendraSingh Yes. One of the answers with exactly that amount of reputation that I lost has been deleted because the original post has been deleted. Thank you very much. $\endgroup$
    – RiverX15
    Jul 28 at 4:20
  • $\begingroup$ good to know that helps you. Let me write this as answer $\endgroup$ Jul 28 at 4:41
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    $\begingroup$ Nothing mysterious about it, you see? $\endgroup$
    – amWhy
    Jul 28 at 19:37
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It looks like you have not selected "Show deleted posts" options at the end of the reputation page. Select that and you will see why there was a drop of reputation.

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    $\begingroup$ Hello :) I have almost the same problem. Do I lose reputation on my answer, even if the whole question was deleted? I haven't expected that. $\endgroup$
    – Jochen
    Jul 28 at 13:43
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    $\begingroup$ @Jochen yes if the question is deleted then all the answer associated with it will be delete and the reputation will be decreased as a answer without a question is quite meaningless but for me it is funny :) $\endgroup$ Jul 28 at 16:10
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    $\begingroup$ @Jochen If a question is deleted by community members, then typically, the question should never have been answered, and as a consequence, the post and the answers, are deleted. We encourage users to answer only questions that meet site standards. $\endgroup$
    – amWhy
    Jul 28 at 19:41
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you, then i delete one of my posts $\endgroup$
    – Jochen
    Jul 28 at 21:15
  • $\begingroup$ @Jochen, there's a sort of statute of limitations operating there. I think the way it works is that if your answer is 60 days older or more, then you don't lose any points if the question is deleted. $\endgroup$ Jul 28 at 23:38
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    $\begingroup$ @GerryMyerson FYI, you're partially correct. As stated & discussed in the Meta Conditions for keeping reputation in case of post deletion question & answer, the post needs to also have a score $\ge 3$. $\endgroup$ Jul 29 at 0:27
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you :) I've just deleted one of my posts. $\endgroup$
    – Jochen
    Jul 29 at 8:20

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