Questions tagged [reputation]

The reputation is a measurement of a user's contributions to the site, and the extent to which the community "trusts" that user with extra privileges.

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I can't answer a Stack Exchange question

I tried to answer a question where Gmail thinks someone is trying to access your account. The question mentions the person has VPN. But Stack Exchange prevents me giving an answer as I don't have 50 ...
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Typo or incorrect logic on protected questions?

I could be mistaken, but on this page I see I need 10 rep to answer: I have 25 rep and can't answer. I'm not sure why?
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Earn 10 reputation in order to answer this question

I saw a question, about a search engine, the very popular one that lets you acquire stuff. It turns out they don't let you exclude search terms, they don't have a negate search operator, and only ...
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Reputation how to get Stackexchange vote rights

I want to upvote the second answer as it is better Turning Google Timeline into a travel map but for some reason new users or anyone with low reputation (But who has been using stackoverflow for 10 ...
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Why isn't the +2 reputation from accepting an answer on your own question negated when that question (as well as the answer) is deleted?

Unless a post has a score > 3 and was visible on the site for > 60 days, the reputation gained and/or lost from it is reverted if it gets deleted. Except it doesn't revert the +2 reputation for ...
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Why did I lose reputation points? 460 became 450

Out or curiosity. I had 460 reputation points (as demonstrated on the attached image) Went off answering question and searching for relative answers using other tabs on the browser. At some point, ...
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What reputation is deducted on answer migration?

I think when an answer migrated, reputation deduction depends on the number of upvotes on that answer. One of my answers was migrated from Web Applications to Super User site. Before migration my ...
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Comment from user with reputation of 1

Just curious how someone who seems to be a new user with reputation of 1 and not the OP has managed to post a Comment. Privileges shows 50 comment everywhere Leave comments on other people's ...
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How do I get a 50 reputation?

I want to post comments and questions on this site, but I do not have a 50 reputation. How can get a 50 reputation so that I can actually use this site?
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Got two reputation points, twice, for accepting an answer

I accepted an answer for my question on Web Application Stack Exchange and if I am not wrong you get two reputation points for doing that. But I got it twice. Once yesterday and once today. Why was I ...
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Error in giving Reputation for an upvoted answer

Just have a look at this Screen-shot: How come I get only +8 reputation for an up vote to an answer posted by me? Here is the link to my reputation statistics page (from were this screenshot is ...
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Association with user ID lost after two migrations

I wrote an answer on Stack Overflow. It then got migrated to Super User, where I got some credit for it, then here. However, I don't see the 470 rep that it should have generated. Is there any way ...
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Is it possible to get the 100-reputation bonus for having a linked account with 200 rep after I've already signed up?

I heard you can get a 100-reputation bonus for creating a new Stack Exchange account linked to one on another site that has 200 reputation points already. It's apparently supposed to reflect the fact ...
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Rep hit for downvotes on meta.webapps

Earlier today, I got two reputation hits from downvotes here on meta. I'm not particularly worried about the two rep points, but I was under the impression that downvotes on meta weren't supposed to ...
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During the Beta stage - can the rep for editing be lowered? [closed]

On StackOverflow.com I have enough rep to edit post, clean up text, fix typos, add links etc. etc. With these beta sites, the small things don't get cleaned up because no one has enough rep yet. Is ...
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No rep for accepted answers

The FAQ for WebApps doesn't mention any effect on rep of accepted answers. Here's how it works: if you post a good question or helpful answer, it will be voted up by your peers: you gain 10 ...
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Why did I start with 138 rep here instead of 101?

Looking at other user's, I see that meta.webapps... rep isn't shared with webapps... since not everyone's rep is in synch. What's going on here?
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No rep for question upvotes?

I was just upvoted for a question on Meta, but there was no rep increase.
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