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Congratulations, Gerry Myerson! Gerry Hits 100K Reputation!!! [duplicate]

Gerry Myerson has just hit $100,000$ reputation on MSE (and EXACTLY $100,000$ rep as I write too). I just wanted to congratulate him for reaching such a big milestone and to thank him for contributing ...
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Top-bar achievements dialog is showing twice the real rep. points I've earned for one of my answers

Currently I have earned $78$ rep. points for Prove no real number satisfies $x^{2} = -1$, but the top-bar dialog (And only there) shows $+156$, and It's used for 'Today' total as well. It was $x \cdot ...
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I was down graded by -5? [duplicate]

In my math.stackexchange account, it says user was removed and deducted -5 reputations. What does this mean? I don't know whether it's the right place to ask this question. Please help!
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Offensive/spam downvote penalty

I was wondering about a certain behavior of the reputation system. Suppose that someone flags one of my post as offensive or spam. This immediately issues a $-1$ vote. Does that vote come with the $-...
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Reputations recalculations

If I go to https://math.stackexchange.com/reputation the amount computed at the end differs from the amount I see. Before, there was a way to trigger a recalculation, but I do not know if this is ...
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feature request : no more than once awarding reputation for editing question

In A problem of forming equal angles in plane geometry I first added the tags "geometry" and "trigonometry" and received 2 points reputation Later I realised it was not "trigonometry" but "geometric-...
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Undeserved reputation.

A few moments I edited a question's body while forgetting to edit the title the first edit got approved and so did the second in which I edited the title. I got reputation for both so, shouldn't a ...
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Why Reputation?

My question is about the effects of the reputation system, and one's reputation being displayed prominently on his screen and all posts. I understand that reputation is a way to keep the website clean,...
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Congratulations, Bill! [duplicate]

Only a short while after returning, he has broken the 100k! Thanks for your answers, and congratulations, Bill!
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Can I answer without getting points?

I have read the comments on this, but am not finding anything that really fits my question. Sometime I write an answer that wouldn't fit well into a comment -- but the answer is so simple I would ...
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Filtering questions by OP's reputation

Is it possible to filter questions so that we only see questions posted by people with more than $n$ reputation points? Perhaps better would be if we could only see questions posted in the last $d$ ...
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Edited posts after 2,000 reputation [duplicate]

Search yielding no results for this. I noticed that, after I reached 2k reputation, my edits did not add 2 to my reputation. Is there any reason for this? Frankly, I don't see why the +2 reputation (...
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Why do you get reputation for asking a duplicate question?

I was wondering why one does get reputation for upvotes on a question that has been marked as duplicate. In my understanding it would be fair not to reward somebody who wasn't able to search for his ...
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Congratulations, amWhy hit 100k! [duplicate]

Congratulations to @amWhy for hitting the 100k mark today. As far as I know, she is the first woman to also reach this amazing milestone and we are lucky that she is a participant here!
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Would it be fair to give reputation for reviewing?

I was wondering why one does not get any reputation points for reviewing posts. I mean, wouldn't it be fair to reward people doing that kind of community service with some few reputation points? I ...
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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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