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Bug in reputation counter.

Earlier today I downvoted an answer which has a cost of 1 reputation point. Later I retracted my downvote which caused the missing point to return. In between I also capped out at 245 points (votes+3 ...
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Reputation decrease citing “User was removed”

I look at my account reputation changes, and noticed several negative reputation changes, both citing 'User was removed'. Is this behavior documented/explained anywhere. I would appreciate some ...
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Is it possible to know which posts were affected by user removal?

I suddenly saw that I am 20 points short, and the reputation page says that a user was removed. I am now left to wonder which posts suffered from this drop. Is it possible to add some sort of way of ...
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I was prematurely awarded an association bonus

I just received a +100 reputation bonus; according to the banner at the top of the page, it was because my associated English Usage account had reached 200 reputation points. But I had only created ...
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reputation points

This question has almost certainly been asked. Since I couldn't find it, I'll ask it and maybe be rewarded with a link to a prior question. Would it be possible and/or desirable to lessen reputation-...
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unupvote without edit?

Something strange just happened. I noticed that my reputation had dropped by $40$ points. I went to the reputation page and saw four "unupvotes", all within one minute, on four different answers, some ...
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Daily reputation counter. Possible bug.

My daily reputation counter on the main site in the "drop down infobox" at the top of the page did not reset from yesterday. So it shows I have 290 rep for "today" which includes the 100 rep I earned ...
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Multiple Edits should not end up in Multiple +2's

I realised, when editing a post a second time, I got an additional +2 rep. Does this make sense? I think it's ok once. Is it possible to restrict it?
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Problem with reputation.

I'm currently having a problem with my reputation. The chat says it is 2484, but SE shows 2267 which seems to be wrong given the last uptades on the Q&As I've made. Any suggestions? Thanks.
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What is the Real Use of Reputation?

Despite some rights that are granted, when reaching a threshold, what is its real use? In my opinion the only real use is to start bounties, the higher the better. I have to admit that I'm more on the ...
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votes not counting for the last hour or so

Odd thing, I did see my increased score when this answer was accepted: What's the best way to detect an algebraic number? but no sign of the three separate upvotes. Similar for yesterday's Can an ...
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Reputation page doesn't show breakdown for more than 2 days ago [closed]

I performed a reputation recalc and my reputation dropped 50 points. Not knowing why that should be, I went to my reputation page and noticed that daily reputation was shown, but the triangles were ...
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Discrepancies between profile and /reputation pages

I went to my profile in search of an answer I wrote some while ago, I tried to recall the date via reputation gain at the said date. In the process I ran across a date in which it was indicated I had ...
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How do I know «why» I gained or lost so many points in recalc?

I triggered rep recalc today and promptly lost around 40 points. I am not too concerned about these points, but I am still curious why I lost them. What I am interested in is a summary of the events ...
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Why should the user profile only show “positive reputation changes”?

In the new user profile page if one enters a user page of someone that only received downvotes in the past few days, instead of that you see a note: This user has no recent positive reputation ...
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Reviewing past reputation raises error message

When I go to my profile, click on the "reputation" tab, and choose either the "post" or "time" views, I get the error message "Error occurred when loading post body" when trying to open a past date (...
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invisible, unawarded upvote

For an answer on MSE I appear to have gotten 1 upvote, my reputation page shows an upvote at 22:51:04, but no points (just a blank where points usually show). I can find no reason why the points aren'...
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Reputation mis-represented

In http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/1404/identifying-a-dis-accepted-answer/2936#2936 Hendrik mentions that the feature showing which answer was disaccepted is now available. However the ...
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_Who_ has which privileges?

When I click on the arrow next to my name, one of the items on the menu is "privileges", and when I click on that I see this: trusted user 22% protect questions 30% access to moderator tools 45% ...
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A rep. threshold to override the synonyms rep?

Since some of the tags have very little traffic in them, and hardly anyone has even the +5 reputation, and seeing how the moderators are already busy enough converting old answers to comments, is it ...
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Why the sudden jump of 100 points in my reputation ranking?

(Tuesday, 30.Aug.2011, Taiyuan China time) Until a day or so ago, my reputation ranking was 774. Then, suddenly, with no activity on my part, it is 874, exactly 100 points higher. What happened?
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Did you recently lose a large or unusual number of reputation points?

This is more of a general announcement, I guess, but today I happened to run a reputation recalc on my account (which one can do by going here), and I noticed that I lost 104 points. This is an ...
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How can I see who voted down 20-25 questions of mine yesterday?

How can I see who voted down for me? Someone just voted down 20-25 questions that I have asked and made me -250 to the amount of points (So it might be more than 20...) and even though I don't mind ...
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Recurring discrepancies in rep

When I had visited https://math.stackexchange.com/reputation for the first time and seen that it shows lower rep than the main site I triggered rep recalc and forgot about it. When after a while I've ...
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My reputation is smaller than it should be

My reputation was 1172 this morning. I added my Yahoo account open ID to my profile, and now my reputation is only 1132, without receiving any downvotes or something which could affect negatively my ...
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What happens to the bounty I added to a questions if no new answers are provided before the bounty expires?

I added a bounty to this question on June 6th. Today I received a warning that my bounty was expiring and that I should attribute it to one or two answers. However, the only answer to the question is ...
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Should answers be ranked by reputation?

I have notice that sometime detailed answers by experience mathematicians are not getting the number of up-votes that it deserves. Take this question for example, prove that $(1 + x)^\frac{1}{b}$ is a ...
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+100 rep for account association — what are the conditions?

Today I got 100 reputation points for 'account association' and I'm not sure why. I joined MathOverflow and SuperUser long before I found out Math.SE even existed, and I've been on that site for a few ...
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-15 of reputation. where to check, why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reputation went down I've got -15 today - but I even cannot see in my profile why. If I look there everything is empty for today - but if I click on the dropdown near my name ...
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day vs week rep gain

When I hover over the triangle on StackExchange, I find I have gained 45 rep today, but only 30 this week. Is there a different cutoff time?
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What is the proper way to acknowledge an answer posted on another forum / site?

Hi Math-SE is (obviously) not the only math-discussion forum out there. A poster that wishes to maximize the speed at which his question is answered may well choose to post the same question on more ...
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How did I lose rep?

An hour or two ago, I seem to have lost rougly 50-60 reputation points. I have no idea how this happened. Maybe someone deleted a question containing an answer of mine? How can I keep track of such ...
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Privilege Access Levels

I noticed that recently there was an update in the privilege accessibility. I was wondering what is the point of putting a relatively usable privilege so far high, that at the current time of writing ...
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No increase in Reputation points

For the past two days, there seems to be some problem with my reputation. For instance, I received 7 up-votes for this question. However, there has been no change in my reputation. I noticed a similar ...
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Does one also get reputation for editing questions?

I recently added a link to the question posted on the De Bruijn-Erdos theorem. For some reason I received two reputation, but this doesn't seem to be one of the cases listed in the FAQ reputation ...
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Newbie with problem in best answer classification

Hey all! I'm a newbie here, just registered yesterday. I asked a question at Math SE and I received 2 good answers, but I can't get them both up neither choose as best one. I think it's unfair to ...
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Reputation point calculation

Hello everyone. I recently asked a question here and earned 7 upvotes but my rep point is 36. I can't figure out how it was calculated. It is not for rep points that I come to this site ; however, I ...
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Reputation went down

My reputation went down by 15 points. Is it because someone deleted one of their questions?
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How to post answer without gaining “reputation” points and without CW?

Is there a way to post answers without gaining reputation points but retaining the higher editing barrier (or "authorship" if that concept applies here) of an ordinary, non-community-wiki posting? I ...
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Did not get 100 rep for account assosiation

I registered today using the same openid as for all my other stackexchange accounts, but I did not get the usual 100 rep for linking accounts. Is it a bug, did I do something wrong or am I missing ...
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Why can't I edit peoples posts?

I used to be able to edit peoples posts. I want to do it again (to change the $\mathcal P$ to $\wp$ in the thread) can someone fix this please?
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Promotion implies higher rep needed for privileges, and nobody has such

One of the consequences of being promoted out of beta is that much higher rep is now needed for all privileges - so high that very few users have such rep. Currently we have no 10K users and hence ...
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Capped reputation

I just read about the reputation cap of 200, and I have two questions. Say that it happens I get more than twenty upvotes for my answers in one day. Will the reputation beyond capped be permanently ...
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Why do you need reputation to post on meta?

While this website is in the embryonic stage being able to post meta threads important. could you move this thread to meta rather than closing it?