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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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“user was removed” again [closed]

This time (seven hours ago, apparently), my "reputation" went down by 208 points, so it must have been someone who's done a lot of posting here. It's hard not to suspect that users who've been around ...
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How long is the time of the transfer of the reputation value from the main to the meta site?

It seems to be more than half an hour? Does it vary?
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Reputation drop by 2 without event

I experienced a drop by 2 in my reputation without anything displayed in my event history. Why was that? EDIT A deletion of an answer that I accepted would do, but shouldn't I see a "user removed" ...
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Reputation increased by 1 point

I recently just saw a jump in my reputation by one point. How does this happen? Is this a bug in the system? Thanks.
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Reputation for attribution in answer?

Several times, I have attributed other users in answers that have received upvotes. This generally occurs in two ways: I am expanding on another user's hint, or the user has made a suggestion in a ...
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What does “user was removed” mean in my 'reputation' history? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reputation decrease citing “User was removed” I see a -20 decrement of 'reputation' for October 6, and the text next to it just says "user was removed." However, my username, ...
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Concerning change in reputation score

What kind of change in reputation score does happen when I accept an answer , given by me to a question by myself ?
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Congratulations, André! [duplicate]

Since yesterday, the number of 100k+ users on MSE has doubled, courtesy of André Nicolas. I think congratulations are in order!
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Why is there a difference between month reputation and total reputation if I'm new here?

Well the title is quite clear. Why is there a difference between month reputation and total reputation if I'm new here ? Mathematically that makes no sense : previous reputation $= 0$ thus $0 + x = x$ ...
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Sticky question : I sometimes want to ask questions that I know will not be popular yet I think are good.

I sometimes want to ask questions that I know will not be popular, yet I think are good. It's a weird feeling. And its double. Some questions are nontrivial, hard to state clearly, or simply ...
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0 questions and 0 answers on profile?

I sometimes look at profiles , but occasionally i see something remarkable. Example : 0 questions 0 answers 0 votes 0 views 0 badges reputation 395. Where did that 395 come from then ? Are the ...
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What are the negative numbers to my tags?

What are the negative numbers to my tags? They don't correspond to my reputation or votes? Sorry if its somewhere explained already.
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When do I have enough reputation?

When do I have enough reputation? I mean isn't there a number after which you are a permanent member that can almost not be removed? Is it the thrusted badge perhaps that you need? Did I overread that?...
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What's the daily reputation record?

My understanding is the most reputation one can gain in one day from votes is 200. But, through accepted answers, they can get another 15 per accepted answer. So, technically, there is no limit. Is ...
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Question about post that was closed and deleted.

Sorry I can't link to the question. I knew going in that I would get a few down-votes because the question was a little abstruse. I was willing to take my lumps. However, when the thread was ...
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A bad day at mathexchange … [closed]

OK, first I must apologize if this title or this meta place is inappropriate, but I'm unaware of a better place to post this. Today I had an unpleasant day at math.stackexchange. For starters, I got ...
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Have I been removed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reputation decrease citing “User was removed” When hovering over my name, I just noticed that I have lost 110 reputation points and the sinister explanation is "User was ...
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Why can't I offer a bounty of less than 500 reputation?

I wanted to start two other bounties here because "one or more of the answers is exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty." However, the only possible amount of reputation I can offer is 500, ...
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Faq doesn't explain reputation I got for an answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: invisible, unawarded upvote My answer got 10 upvotes, and according to my user page, I received 10 reputation points for the first 9 upvotes, and 6 reputation points for the ...