Questions tagged [reputation]

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Negative points [closed]

This piss me off! I answer a question and I got 2 up votes. First I got 4 points for 1st up vote and then I g0t even -2 points for second up vote. And moderator is ignoring me. I flag the answer ...
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User with less reputation than expected.

According to https://math.stackexchange.com/users/54911/twiceler?tab=profile, this guy has 6863 reputation, but he answered a question with 756 upvotes with a +400 bounty. That should warrant him at ...
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Is there some bonus for New Year answers?!?

I've just posted an answer to a question. To be precise, the timestamp reads 2018-01-01 15:09:53Z. Almost at the same time, I was happy to notice I had an upvote in ...
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Why does Math.SE not show the user's reputation in the homepage?

See this image of TeX Stack Exchange: This shows the user's reputation. But Mathematics Stack Exchange doesn't show it:
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how to fully track reputation changes

I've been reading extensively Where reputation disappears but in the end I'm still unable to fully follow my reputation changes. In particular the latest I observed was the loss occured exactly at the ...
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My Mathstack reputation decreased without any reason.

My Mathstack reputation decreased without any reason. Can anyone explain this action? A reason of this would be very much appreciable!!! before after reputation page
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Reputation without upvote

HypGeomUpvote How did it add to reputation without upvoting in answer?
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Is it good to do too much edits?

I love to see things organized and tidy, especially at somewhere I like to be there, for example this site. Math which does not expressed in proper $\LaTeX$ format makes me weird so I often edit posts ...
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Why is the user search so out of date?

When I press "Users" right below the logo on the main page, I am presented with a search engine. Here I can type in the name of a user, and get a list of all users with that name. I searched myself. ...
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Targeted deletion of questions

On my reputation tab in Math SE, I found out that I have lost 28 reputation in total from deleted questions, which is more than 20% of my total reputation. I think that this is an important issue, ...
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Is it possible that a user has positive reputation with only negatively scored posts?

This user has accepted no answers, answered no questions, received no bounties, and received no association bonus. They also seem (as far as I can tell) to have only edited their own questions. If any ...
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How can I find out why my reputation score decreased?

On a few occasions I find that my reputation score has decreased by a few points, presumably because an answer I once gave was down-voted. It would be nice to know which answer was down-voted so that ...
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Losing of points after removing of the post

Is it possible for a user to lose points of reputation which were never gained by him? I mean situation when a user has reputation above 2k and some post is edited by him and then after some days ...
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Why reputation is returned to a person from deleting a bad question?

I've noticed that if I post a question, and it gets an up vote(+5 rep), and I accidentally delete it, the reputation is deducted from the account. BUT, if it has negative votes(-2 rep), and I delete ...
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Will deleting my own downvoted question negatively affect those who responded?

Suppose I ask a question, and get several helpful responses, and select one as best answer. The respondents enjoy upticks in reputation when I and others vote their answers up. Should my question ...
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Wanting to share credit with answer editor

I answered the following question recently: Which one of these options is false? If one sees the edit history of the answer here : https://math.stackexchange.com/posts/2203627/revisions It can be ...
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Downvote an answer [duplicate]

I noted that if I downvote an answer I lose one point. However I don't understand the reason of this. If I downvote an answer which is wrong, I help the other reader to understand which answers are ...
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bounty deduction at start or end of period?

GBThm_PhysicsProof I started the bounty for a week. Is it deducted normally right away or after one week?
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Add reputation to one of the answer of my question

How can I add reputation to one of the answer of my question in the math.stackexchange. Thanks
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Sum of reputation on created on M.SE

I understand the reputation system, it works, among other things, as a reward to those who contribute. I also tend to think of reputation also as a measure of value created by M.SE; when I gain a ...
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Deduction in rep for downvoting

If I downvote someone's answer with detail in the comment as to why, then why is my reputation deducted ( by -1). I am helping the community. Reputation is hard to earn, and if it's deducted every ...
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Why does ‘association bonus’ exist?

I was surprised this morning seeing that my account had just exceeded 200 reputation and was awarded +100! Apparently this is the so-called ‘association bonus’, which also caused my reputation in Ask ...
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Extra reputation?

Why have I got +16 reputation on this question when clearly it only has received 2 up votes. Why does it make sense to describe complex numbers through powers of $e$? Not that I'm complaining.
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A rule on subtracting reputation points

I just wondered why I was subtracted by $100$ reputation points in here dated May $11, 2013$? I would be glad if somebody explain so I would be aware with this for future purposes. I just wondered why ...
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Getting reputation back after deleting answer

Today it happened to me 2 times, I posted answer to questions and I got 3 (and 1 on another answer) downvotes on my answer. After that I deleted my answers. Then after some time when I check my ...
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Clearly Rejected Answer - Upvotes and Rep

Today there was a question on irrational and rational numbers. An answer was proposed that the author of the question clearly rejected both in a comment explicitly saying 'I can't accept this answer' ...
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What does “removed” suggest in my reputation history? [duplicate]

I recently lost 2 reputation points from my math.stackexchange account with the word "removed" written next to it. Also next to removed was "break map components down to direct sums" which I assume ...
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Why exist users with negative reputation?

Looking at the list of users, if one goes to the final page, one notices that there is people with negative reputation. Why they have negative reputation? Isn't "$1$" the minimum a user could have of ...
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Repping the Editors

Is there a way for me to rep people for edits that I like to my posts? I especially want this myself because the community might like me more if I am able to reward those who typeset my posts.
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What is the reason for this change of reputation? Reputation tab says “-2” and “removed”.

About an hour ago, my reputation was decreased by 2. I was curious, because I usually do not receive down-votes. However, when I got on my profile page, I was really confused. What does this "removed" ...
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Why Reputation is Locked After a Serial Up-Voting?

On August 21st, I saw that I have -195 in my reputation page (See the picture below). It was written voting corrected. Then I checked out the related help page for it. I realized that I was a victim ...
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Special reputation points for elegant answer.

As this is Meta-MS, I would like to ask an opinion question. What do you think about the possibility of giving extra reputation points for elegant solutions? By elegant solution I mean: Clear ...
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Why should someone receive reputation if someone else edits their terrible question into a good one?

Consider the following situation. User A asks a terrible question. It is attracting close votes. User B edits it to a decent question and the question starts receiving upvotes. User A receives the ...
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Sorting user reputation by questions rep or answers rep

Is there any way to sort the user list by reputation earned through questions only? (Or through answers only?)
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Reputation icon keeps showing +5

About an hour ago I asked a question on Meta, and somebody recently upvoted it. Around the same time, somebody upvoted this question on the main site. Something very weird is happening. To be ...
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How much positive contribution is required to outweigh poorly received questions? [closed]

Although I tried hard to write better questions, most of my maths questions have been poorly received :( Two questions were down-voted, so before they annoyed anybody else, I deleted them myself like ...
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Why are points given for editing?

I think only badges should be given for editing and not points? So, why are points given for editing? Many users make points by just editing.
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User Percentile computations appear to be wrong

Forgive me if this has been brought up either here or meta.se before, but I could not find it in either. On a user's activity page, beneath their reputation, there is a label that says "top x% ...
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My post was never marked closed, but the reputation page said it was removed; what happened?

Earlier this month, I asked this question regarding the interchange between the summation and derivative in my given example. When I went to the reputation tab, I saw this: I went to the question ...
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If I reach 10k reputation and then give much of it away in bounties will I still have moderator privileges? [duplicate]

Basically, my question is as the title asks. If I get to 10k reputation and then give away reputation points bring me below 10k, will I still have access to moderator tools?
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If reputation reaches daily maximum

What happens if a person answers a question when he has a daily reputation of say 187 on a particular day, and then someone accepts his answer and as well as gives an upvote ? I had read somewhere ...
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Is there a reputation cap per day, or is it a bug? [duplicate]

I posted a few answers yesterday on Math.SE, and for some reason one of them picked up steam: it currently has been upvoted 22 times, which is... quite pleasing, even if it sounds vain. Now, what ...
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Why does my reputation keep going up?

I seem to be getting reputation for no reason. I mean, when I accept a question, my reputation seems to go up by at least 2, mostly 5. I'm not complaining of course, just seems an easy way to abuse ...
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How to give a bounty to one or more users directly?

In Stack Overflow an anonymous user gave me 50 points of reputation: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5905822/function-to-find-the-nth-digit-of-pi/28000950#28000950 Can I do that on MSE? If so, ...
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“Copying” someone else's comment for an answer

This is similar but different to this question. I am often reading through current questions and, as I am trying to think of an answer see a helpful hint in the comments. Is it unethical to base an ...
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Average Q/A score?

Is it currently possible to get a mean score for either questions or answers for yourself, or other users? The motivation behind asking, is that sometimes total reputation is not always a clear ...
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Are there regular situations in wich the upvote is not accompanied by a raise of reputation? [duplicate]

In my view gaining reputation on MSE shows much resemblance with fishing. Sometimes they bite, sometimes they don't. Often I wonder things like "why?", or "why not?". Yesterday (11-11) I had my ...
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Unfriendly Community in Mathematics Stack Exchange

Mathematics Stack Exchange has a fundamentally unfriendly and unapproachable community. How could you change this culture? Down votes are generally given to users that didn't understand a topic but ...
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Can I know where I lost my reputation?

Yesterday I had a $-10$ reputation due to User Was Removed. Can I know which user was removed and in which answer I lost my reputation? Thanks for any reputation.
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Earned the “comment everywhere” privilege but reputation still at 40

Today, I earned the "comment everywhere" privilege, as mentioned in the above image: But my reputation is still at 40 and I do not understand how I could have lost 10 reputation. Is there any ...

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