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How do I get a 50 reputation?

As Al has mentioned, anyone can post questions to the site, regardless of reputation. Just about anyone can answer as well. The exception to that is "protected questions," which one must ...
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Comment from user with reputation of 1

He actually posted an answer - then a moderator converted it to a comment. This isn't especially common, but it is an option for cases where an answer turns out to be particularly useful as a comment ...
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Why did I lose reputation points? 460 became 450

A Moderator is probably necessary to know for sure. I think the most likely scenario is that you just happened to catch your reputation after someone upvoted one of your answers but before they ...
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What reputation is deducted on answer migration?

3 posts that you submitted suggested edits for were removed. This causes you to lose 6 reputation. 2 reputation for each edit. When viewing your reputation, if you check the box at the bottom of the ...
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Typo or incorrect logic on protected questions?

Your source of rep is the association bonus, which is ignored when the check for protected questions is done. Hence, you cannot answer. This has been marked as status-by-design over here Stack ...
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I can't answer a Stack Exchange question

Maybe you tried to post your answer as a comment as the privilege that requires 50 reputation points is comment everywhere. new user restrictions, including answering protected questions, are lift ...
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Reputation how to get Stackexchange vote rights

Tl;Dr: Earn 200 reputation score on one of the sites were you are able to contribute valuable content to gain the 100 association bonus, then when you join a new site like this, will will start from ...
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Reputation how to get Stackexchange vote rights

I didn't say you are complaining. I just stated my awareness of the fact that: In order to protect the voting system (people registering just to give fake upvotes) we end up with this "flaw/defect"....
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