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Reputation points for commenting?

Forgive me as this is an elementary question. I thought I remembered that you used to get 1 point for someone upvoting your comment. I notice that this doesn't happen anymore. So did this used to ...
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What is Community Wiki for and how does reputation work on Community Wiki?

This question may have been addressed in another post but I could not quite find what I was looking for. My question is what exactly is Community Wiki and how does reputation work on Community Wiki? ...
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What is an association bonus?

Some user in the main page has 101 points without any questions or answers, because of an association bonus. Could someone please explain what is that?
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Congratulations to Robert Israel! [duplicate]

With Robert, we now have two rows of 100k members complete. Thanks for all your contributions... $\hskip2.3in$
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-1 for downvote? [duplicate]

I downvoted this answer : Can we find the perimeter of a triangle given only its base and height? , because the answer was really bad. But to my surprise, 1 point was deducted from my reputation (...
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Do votes on comments count for reputation?

I recently made a comment that got a lot of up votes, but I don't seem to have gotten any reputation for it. Is this normal, and if so what's the rationale for this policy? Any help would be greatly ...
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Congratulations to Brian M. Scott!! (200K edition) [duplicate]

It's been a little more than two weeks since our last celebration, but today another math.SE user has passed the 200K barrier! Prof. Scott's habit of providing fantastic answers to questions of all ...
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Downvotes and the maximum daily reputation

Due mostly to my two answers to the popular question Are there any open mathematical puzzles?, I received $35$ upvotes today (in the sense of UTC time). As a user can only receive reputation for $20$ ...
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Why was I removed? [duplicate]

I hovered on my name and it had written on it:- -5 user was removed. Can anyone explain what happened? thanks. I tried to see the name.
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Congratulations to André Nicolas! [duplicate]

Congratulations on reaching $200,000$ reputation! I think I speak for us all when I say that your posts here are greatly appreciated.
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My reputation is shrinking with no reasons

I have been busy with other things in my life lately, so I haven't been active on MSE for the last couple of days. First my reputation decreased by 2 points few days ago, and today when I checked my ...
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The Thirty-Sixth-Best All Time Rep Score

Does anybody have an idea of how the 36th-most all-time rep score has evolved over the life of the site? Really, I am asking about the min rep score to be on the front page of the all-time users page....
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Why is my meta reputation lower on meta.math.SE? [duplicate]

I notice it's 10 points lower on meta.math.SE.
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Bonuses awarded on Mathstackexchange

A month or two ago i was awarded the association bonus (still wondering what is it). I wanted to know are there any other bonuses awarded by M.SE, if there are how can i earn them. Many thanks.
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'question eligible for bounty since 1 hour ago' but I don't see the 'start a bounty' button.

[Edit: It is my mistake, see the answer] I posted this question Polarization formula. a bit more then 48hours ago. I reached the cap of the 75 points to give bounty. I want to start a bounty on this ...
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Reputation graph hidden (lower-chart)

Is it happening to me alone? I am able to see charts for other users, but it is not shown for myself. Screenshots to show the bug: It should be something like (taken as a guest user): I just ...
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Does vote(up/down) in MSEmeta affect reputation in MSE or the converse.

Does the vote up and vote down in MSEmeta affect the reputation in MSE or the converse. Also why is there a difference between the reputation of MSEmeta and MSE. They are fairly close in my case, just ...
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Negative votes on meta should not be migrated as well

Do negative votes on questions that were incorrectly posted in meta and then being migrated to the main site, like this one (the main question here), carry over their reputation malus for the main ...
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Reputation Glitch

I am having an issues with my reputation. Namely, I get upvoted/have an answer accepted but don't receive any reputation. Examples of this are: $\mathbb{Q}[X,Y]/(Y^2-X^3)$ is not a UFD If $K$ is ...
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Reputation points from a bounty after deleting the question.

I had a question for which I put $500$ points in a bounty. The bounty wasn't taken by anyone. I deleted the question just now and it seems that I got the points back. At least my rep. went up pretty ...
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Persons with good reputation asking poor questions

Lately I've asked several questions related to my bachelor's thesis, because my advisor is on vacation and I want to finish it asap. My "philosophy" is to always provide what I've done so far or my ...
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Why is there a minimum reputation score?

Why is there a minimum reputation score, why is it positive, and why is it 1?$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $
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How can a question net minus six votes but gain two reputation points?

A recent question was posted by a user who had no other registered activity but had gained 2 reputation points. This would be possible if he had received (say) 4 up-votes and 9 down-votes, so that he ...
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Congratulations, Asaf! [duplicate]

Congratulations to Asaf for joining the 100k club (Arturo, Qiaochu, André, Brian, Did). Your contributions are always appreciated!
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Strange behavior of the reputation tab

I recently removed an answer of mine which I posted a few days ago. On the day of posting the answer it gained several votes, but I also gained more than that amount of votes when I capped out. So ...
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Losing votes despite being over the 200 rep limit

I was a little surprised to have found that I lost 132 rep due to some user that was deleted (!). What I do not understand, however, is that this has happened on a day that I am (so far) 17 votes ...
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Avoiding extended discussion in comments section with low rep user?

I know it's bad practice to have extended discussions in the comments section, and I understand why. But there is no way to move the discussion to chat with a low-reputation user, and in my experience ...
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Association bonus: is 90=100?

Having associated my Math.SE account to meta.SO (to post this), I got the association bonus +100 on both sites. The reputation tab in my profile confirms this. But ...
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Upvotes without getting the points (with 115 daily rep). Bounty related?

Sorry for a technical question (I've already seen the answers to this and this). Though I have earned 200 daily rep already, I have also set a 100 points bounty, so that somehow the counter stopped at ...
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Why does one get more upvotes without getting the corresponding points? [duplicate]

I am getting more up votes on one of my answers and I am not getting the corresponding points! For example, I have 16 up votes with only 80 points. Can someone explain this? Thank you.
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Congratulations, Did hits the 100K!! [duplicate]

"Did" is now one of the top 5 users of Math.SE He hit the reputation score of 100K today!! Congratulations to him from the community!
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Congratulations once again, André!!! [duplicate]

From today André Nicolas is the top MSE user. Congratulations André!
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No idea what's happening in my profile!

What does this imply? I don't get up votes once I reach 160 reputation for a question? Is this very common. There are 23 events and the reputation stopped just after 16 up votes.(Laughs) A bug need to ...
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How did I lose 10 points [duplicate]

I suddenly noticed that I've lost 10 points. The reputation graph briefly says the reason as "User was removed." I've yet to get what actually happened.
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Losing reputation because of something deleted [duplicate]

I recently noticed that I've lost a small amount of reputation, with the reasoning listed as "user deleted". A few simple questions about this: Can I get some elaboration on what this means, if ...
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How I gained Reputation?

What do this mean? User was removed? And I gained $+12$ Repo due to this.
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I did not reach upvote rep limit, yet I did not get my +10 for an upvote

See here. Just curious, as I do not understand why the system did not record the +10 rep points for this upvote.
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Reputation points frozen? [duplicate]

My reputation points don't seem to be moving up or down. Have my points been frozen for a reason, or is it a bug? Is anyone else experiencing this? Edit: Is there perhaps a cap on the amount that can ...
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How to view the 'reputation ladder'.

How does one access the page where the perks that come with certain reputation levels are displayed? I remember tripping upon that page - and seeing something along the lines of "only x more points ...
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Free Downvotes!

A bug I've just noticed over the past two days... downvotes aren't costing me anything! I downvoted something a day ago and noticed that my rep stayed constant (not supposed to happen), but the ...
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Upvotes and post-community wiki question deletion

Recently an answer of mine was subsumed by community wiki. A point was awarded during wikification that I think was not tallied. Then when my answer was de-wikified and I was able to delete the ...
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Reputation across the sites

I've got a question about statistic and it needs some pictures. In the stats.stackexchange my reputation (1) do not allow to post pictures (( Here my rep is 18. Is it possible to merge reputations ...
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Why was I awarded an association bonus?

Half an hour ago, I was awarded a +100 association bonus on Math.SE. I don't know why. I have only one other StackExchange-account, an Area51-account that I have never really used (its reputation was ...
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Does a user lose privilege if his reputation decreases below requirement by giving a bounty?

Here is a hypothetical question - Suppose I cross 1000 reputation and become an established user. Then I give 200 reputation as bounty on some problem, so my reputation goes down below 1000. Will I ...
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Why Meta Reputation?

The meta reputation is kind of strange. If you don't keep track of it you don't know where it comes from, if you recognized it all since it's not tracked like on the main site, where the $\nabla$ pop ...
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Can someone explain the “economics” of StackExchange points?

To date, I had not been bothering to formally accepting my best answer, and had a 0% acceptance rate. On a recent question I posed, I was informed that no one will answer questions with 0%. So, I ...
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Vanishing Reputation

Today I went from $2200$ to $2194$. I checked the reputation tab on my profile and there was nothing there to indicate the loss. Is there any way to see why I lost this reputation?
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Reputation points for less elementary questions and answers are low

I've read yesterday in the meta section (by I don't remember exactly where) few comments about some recommendations to encourage less elementary questions and proofs by upvoting them. I have to ...
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Is it possible to donate reputation points?

I wonder if it is possible to donate reputation points.
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Math Stack Exchange reputation bug

There seems to be some problem with my reputation. I have received 2 upvotes and the OP accepted my answer, but this is not reflected on my account.

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