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Should there be ways to earn reputation by doing tasks in review queues?

Should there be ways to earn reputation by doing tasks in review queues? I think that way, users will be more incentivized to do work on that department.
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A lot of upvotes in a single day?

I know someone upvoted for here, but someone new did it. Here is my strange string of upvotes which I am sure has been asked about, but would like to know if it is “real reputation”: I woke up today ...
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also pertaining to last question

From where do upvotes originate? I have gotten a few +10 upvotes but don't know from where or from whom they originated. If not listed does it mean they came from moderator or just what. Also got a -...
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User removed along with link OR how to find out which of my postings' points were affected by the deletion of a user. [duplicate]

At 19 hrs-02 mins yesterday a user was removed with points 2-10=-8 net on it. If clicked on the link it does not link to the question/answer. How to obtain the reference? Thanks.
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"You can only post once every 40 minutes."

Dear all friendly mathematicians, When I tried to post my question on this site - I saw "You can only post once every 40 minutes." Is there a restriction on that in general? Or is that due ...
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Why do I have a mysterious reputation change on my profile?

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/...
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Why I recently lost lot of reputation?

Recently, I got lots of negative reputation. Why? I guess, I earned all those reputation by accepting answer. But, some answers were written by me. Although, I lost reputation. But, I didn't get ...
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Why don't we have a Reputation per Number of Posts statistic in our profiles?

Wouldn't a "Reputation per Number of Posts" stat on our profiles, and a possible badge for some minimum amount of the same, discourage low-quality and/or spam posts? The reason I ask for ...
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Hide reputation and badges

The greatest tension in this website is that StackExchange is designed to be "gamified", rewarding users who answer questions well with little positive reinforcements that they helped people....
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Why did I lose 40 rep overnight?

Yesterday I had reputation 7098, and now I it is 7058. What happened? Is it connected to the ongoing personal baiting campaign on me?
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Transferring reputation between different SE sites [closed]

As someone who has accounts on multiple Stack Exchange sites I am wondering if there is a means by which reputation between accounts can be transferred. This may be useful, for example, to offer a ...
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Putting special Tags by spending reputation?

Are there special tags that can be put on a post but will cost reputation? What I mean by this, I have seen tags that can be put by anyone. I have also seen moderator only tags. But I have never seen ...
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Migrating a question to Meta doesn't decrease reputation

Recently, a question about the irrationality of $\pi + \mathrm e$ got migrated from Main to Meta. While on Main, that question had obtained a total of 5 - 1 = 4 votes, for a total of 50 - 2 = 48 ...
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Association bonus given without point requirement reached

This user has only one post, with only two upvotes, and $121$ reputation. I was wondering how that could be, so I looked at their reputation tab, which says that they received the association bonus. ...
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A possible solution to reduce answering of duplicate questions

The whole point of people answering duplicate questions which are duplicates without checking if similar queries exist before are because they will get points if they do so. So, the reason why people ...
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What is the point of restricting people from seeing upvote/downvote ratios?

I notice that on many StackExchanges, you can't see how many upvotes or downvotes a post got, only the net total. I needed to get to $1000$ rep on MSE to be able to view the upvote and downvote counts....
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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): $\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad$ Sometimes it shows the year rank ...
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Discrepancy in reputation change between reputation league and user list

When I click on the users tab, it gives me a list of people who gained the most reputation in the last week: However, when I look at the weekly leaderboards, it seems to say something completely ...
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Mysterious loss of reputation

I have recently noticed that I lose some 2-10 reputation points every day (been going on for about a week). I disregarded it because it was a very small amount and I used to think that my edits would ...
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"User was removed" statistics

I periodically lose points because a "user was removed." I've often thought, "Wait...what? The questions I answered recently were all benign, and there's no way that the OP would have ...
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Total reputation > total reputation

The page https://stackexchange.com/leagues/69/year/math/2020-01-01/796779#796779 contains infomation about the rep number of me ( user JCAA). It says that the total reputation is ~$12200$ and the ...
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Are there any users who have invested more than what they presently have?

Are there any Mathematics SE users who have invested more reputation points in bounties than what they presently have? How can one find out?
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What is just happening to my reputation?

I was at 1080 today in the evening and I suddenly saw that my reputation dropped down to 784 without any notification. I have been active only for 7 days. And even my individual daily reputations add ...
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Why has my post been downvoted for no reason, and can moderators investigate posts that have been downvoted? [closed]

In one of my posts under Timeline, there are 4 upvotes and 2 downvotes, and the score of the post is 2. My reputation increased +36 by these actions. What happened? How many users have voted for my ...
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Comment deleted and reputation loss

I made a comment in a post several minutes ago. Very soon, before I had the time to edit, it got deleted and I also noticed that I lost about 40~50 reputation, without any notification. Nothing is ...
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Why don't we get reputation points on Meta?

This is a weird question but I can't resist. I had to ask. Why don't we receive reputation points when some posts get upvotes in Mathematics Meta Stack Exchange?
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Why do I get a "-1" when I downvote others' answers? [duplicate]

Well, in How does reputation work? post, I've read that if you put a downvote on others' answers you'd get "-1" on your reputation. Yet, I cannot think of a potential reason for this as long ...
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Average reputation on the site

I've been for a while in the Mathematics site, and I'm curious about the high reputation some people have. I like the feeling of being proud about a number representing how much you've contributed to ...
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Should users that by now, should already have +2k but due to some reason have less than 2k, be suggesting edits?

I was observing that some users, by now, should already have 2k points or more, but due to say bounties here and there, have less than 2k.
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Rationale and need for rule barring low-reputation users from inserting images

Occasionally, a new user will ask a question for which a picture is required. Sometimes it's because they don't have the time, energy, or knowledge to convert a handwritten or typeset equation (often ...
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Answers being unaccepted

I'm fairly new to (Math) Stack Exchange, so I am hoping the community could shed some light on this: I answered a user's question, in a comprehensive manner, and the user up-voted and accepted my ...
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If I post a question or an answer, which gets upvotes, and I delete said post do I lose reputation?

My Question (most likely a duplicate, but I couldn't find such): If I post something (i.e a question or an answer) and it gets say 2 upvotes, and I delete said post do I then lose all the reputation ...
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3000+ reputation - what can I do now?

I would like to read the 3 paragraphs what I can do now after having achieved 3000+ reputation. I was offered to read them as I reached 3k rep, but now I cannot find it.
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Weird data in reputation leagues

I was looking at the reputation leagues for this site, and I saw something a bit odd: Notice that the number of users who have a reputation change of 10000+ is the same as the number of users with ...
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What happened with the PDE tag?

When you click on the "PDE" tag, you're redirected to a new tag "PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS". And you find all the old questions that were tagged as "PDE". Except that when you open the page of ...
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Reputation numbers and the meaning of some items in my control panel.

[I know I can't control anything in that panel but I had to choose a name for it.] When I enter math.stackexchange.com I can see a page (I'll call it p1) with a bar on the top containing, on the right ...
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Does reputation change if an answer gets deleted due to deletion of original post by vote(s)?

I recently found that the following post $\lim_{x\rightarrow +\infty}\sqrt{x}e^{-x}\left(\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{x^{k}}{k!\sqrt{k}}\right)$ was deleted by vote(s) and as a result my answer also got ...
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Association bonus bug

Is there a known bug about updating the rep-score after receiving the association bonus? (If the first picture is not clear it says 412 at the top of the graph about rep.) On the other sites (...
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Would it be a good idea to create a Bounty chatroom?

Would it be a good idea to create a chatroom for users to ask for bounties on questions (own or not)? Say OP (user) wants/needs an answer to a question (could be their own or not). But for some ...
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Reputation went down.

My reputation went down 170 points before 5 minutes Also it has gone down many times, I have almost lost 1000 reputation and I cannot see the deleted posts. What is going on? It is not about ...
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Change in computation of "Announcer" badges?

I just received seven Announcer badges in math.se (plus one in MathOverflow) ... Coincidence? Was the method of computing them changed? A whole bunch of people suddenly followed all my links? ...
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Progressive deduction in rep for downvoting

I asked a question why should I lose rep points when I downvote what I consider a wrong (or otherwise inadequate) answer. My question was donwvoted with the usual answer, ooh no, how would we stop ...
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Isn't rewarding question askers taking away from downvotes?

Recently there was a change made that gives question askers ten points for each up-vote. Doesn't this reduce the impact of down votes? A person can get 5 upvotes and 4 downvotes - with a reputation ...
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Why did my reputation not suddenly increase by 1500 points?

This question is a follow-up the recent thread Why did my reputation suddenly increase by 1500 points? where it was explained that everyone recently got an additional $+5$ points per upvote, ...
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Why did my reputation suddenly increase by 1500 points?

Yesterday my reputation on Math.SE was around 2450 points. Today I logged in and I saw, unexpectedly, that it is 3913. I have not gained any reputation since yesterday, according to my profile page. ...
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How could a user with a single point cast votes?

This user has not been more than at least $15$ reputation. Why can they cast votes?
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Why don't I get reputation points for edits anymore?

It has now been 3 days. Although I edit questions, I do not get reputation points anymore. The edits have not been rejected. Any hints, please?
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Avoiding the lost of a user and the lost of more than 20k points [closed]

Using this query get post list of a deleted user or answers of a deleted user and estimated reputation of a deleted user I could realize that an specific no longer user had 722 answers and ...
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points for answers

I recently answered a question and the answer was awarded $35$ points. A few days later $15$ points were deducted. What sort of mechanism determines the number of points in the first place and where ...
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reputation points - how are they determined and by whom?

How and by whom are reputation points given? On May 30 I answered a post and it was rated +30. On May 31 it was rated +25 (I don't know if that was a replacement or an addition). On June 2 I ...

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