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Questions tagged [reputation]

Question about user reputation

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Should I consider the timeline while accepting an answer?

Assume that, I get an answer to my question that is OK, and i accept it. After a while I get another answer that is seemed to be more OK. Now what should I do? Should I accept the new answer? If I ...
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why do I get 15 reputation if my answer is correct

This was first time when my answer was marked correct, and I got straight +15 reputation. So, can anybody tell me why is it that we get such a boost by giving the correct answer? Why is this website ...
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why do I get more points by editing the same question twice?

I edited this question twice. The first time I fixed the code layout. I didn't see the spelling mistakes, so I had to edit it twice. Instead of getting only 2 points for the edit, I got 4. But it ...
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Different reputations on askubuntu-main ,meta-askubuntu & StackExchange-leagues!

At the same time, There are different reputations showing as following. Askubuntu main user Meta-Askubuntu user StackExchange Leagues My question is Why it is showing different? (In other words ...
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Help on chat without enough REP

I don't have enough rep yet to talk on chats but I would like to reply to some answers to help askubuntu.com Can we have a new channel for users without enough rep? Just to chat about Linux in General?...
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Why that stupid reputation system?

Seriously. I couldn't post images because I didn't have ten "reputation" points. Come on. I posted a link and then people who are able to edit had to turn it into an inline picture. Just, why?
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Different badges in main user and meta, Reputations only for main user

There is independence between awarded badges on askubuntu main user and meta user. But reputations is same for main user and meta user. However, voting and accepting questions and answers on meta ...
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Bounty and Reputations Relationship

I know that bounty can be started up by offering Reputation. How much reputation changes to whom bounty awarded? Is reputation transfers by bounty from who start bounty and to whom bounty awarded? ...
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How does this user has only 100 rep after association bonus without any posts?

The user I am talking about: balpha ♦ He has neither ever asked any question nor has he ever provided any answer on Ask Ubuntu. So, how does he have 100 rep. After association bonus, the rep count ...
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Why does voting down decrement Reputation

if an answer is wrong , then we can vote it and the wrong answer goes down the list,but why decrementing the hard-earned reputation?? we need to bring a change to that policy.
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what is the number shown under one's name during chat?

During chat, if someone posts comments multiple times, we see an expanded info of the user containing his/her name and a value beneath. At first I thought it must be reputation.But during an ...
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Can we give rep to those who flag questions?

On another meta post, a user suggested that we give rep to those who upvote answers, my suggestion is giving rep to those who give helpful flags. That way we encourage the users to flag questions, ...
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Reputation policy needs to be revised

Please read the whole body before just clicking downvote button.I am sure there are more people who would just vote down without reading whole body. What is reputation? According to the help page, ...
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How did a <3k user vote to close a question?

From this LQP review item: but the user 'Olli' has only 2,804 rep (at time of writing), how did he 'Close' it?
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Why do you need reputation to use certain tags?

Aren't tags used to help people find your question easier if you posted something similar to what their looking for? If so, then why does this site disallow people from posting certain tags that seem ...
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Badge doesn't update reputation in real-time

My Ask Ubuntu badge is inserted on my personal blog. So, when I visit my blog or I write on it, I can also check my status updates. But today, I have observed that the updates are not not in real-time,...
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Does user with more reputation get any profit?

What does reputation do except providing a different level of privilege? What is it about? I find people competing for reputation in this askubuntu page. Isn't this page about solving each others ...
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Down voting on a question that shouldn't be there

I have a question with -5 votes it had -3 and I had no use for the question because the answer don't help me, but the problem was overcome. I tried to delete it but it wasn't going away so I changed ...
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Why am I unable to answer a protected question with 101 rep?

I have more than 10 rep, but I am unable to answer Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use, which is "protected": protected by Community♦ May 23 '11 at 1:32 This question is protected ...
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What is up with the Ask Ubuntu points? Why do I loose so many points?

I noticed that there are Ask Ubuntu points and I've lost tons of them. I have no clue how to get more. Do I loose points for asking questions?
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Reputation decreasing automatically

My reputation was 310 some days ago. I did not down-vote anyone's answers recently and I'm quite sure that no one down-voted my answers or questions as there were no records about them in my user page....
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-1 reputation for nothing

Ok I am wondering why and how I can remove negative reps on ask ubuntu. I know how to search for questions and answers before I ask. Then someone comes along and gives me a down vote because they ...
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100+ reputation when hitting 200

I just passed 200 reputation on AskUbuntu, and then I received another 100 reputation for Association Bonus. The 100+ bonus because I reached 200 on AskUbuntu didn't push me past 200 on any other ...
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Should reputation be reduced over time, when a user is inactive?

I'm wondering if reputation decay when a user is inactive, maybe users contribute more? Is this a motivation or not? Will this have the positive results (more contribution) or will have the opposite? ...
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Is that possible if my reputation drops to zero (0)?

Just curious enough, so is that possible if my reputation drops to zero? ... Why?
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Why did my reputation decrease 20 points with a 'User was removed' summary?

You can see in the next picture that my reputation has decreased 20 points, and the summary says "User was removed". I cannot understand nothing of what happened here. Can someone explain to me ...
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Why did I lose 2 reputation points?

I can't see why I was at 71 points reputation a few hours ago, and am now at 69. I take my reputation seriously, and try to abide by the Stack Exchange rules. So I'm just curious as to why I lost 2 ...
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LOL..still at 98 rep and 100 rep prievileges are open to me?

Seems the system got tired of waiting in the 90's for me. I got notifications that I have been given two new prievileges (they need 100 rep), while I can see my rep never climbed above 98. P.S - This ...
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Why is reputation required for “Trusted User” privilege greater than “Access to moderator tools”?

I was looking at the privileges and found that the reputation required for the trusted user privilege is more than that required for access to moderator tools. Why is it so? Does this mean that ...
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Where did my Reputation go?

I had over 200 reputation and now (next to my username) it says I have only around 170!? Is this a bug, cause it has happened before to me. I have received no warnings about anything going weird, so ...
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Does receiving no reputation for good comments pollute the Answer?

As you get no reputation for good comments it makes more sense to add your comment as a answer so you might get some reputation. I have seen that done quite often. Answers given that should really be ...
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Are upvotes not giving points right now?

I was working on enhancing my answer in Measuring and documenting internet speed (download and upload) when I noticed I got an upvote, but the counter did not give the +5, +10 or whatever the points ...
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What is the reason that I lost so much of the reputation?

I am aware of this reputation system. However I would like to ask a compound statement. How much reputation will I loose if: Someone asked a question which was then down-voted once, upon which I ...
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Are Favorite Answers being planned?

Sometimes, there's a question that gets posted. You have that problem, as well, so you take a look at the answers. Now, let's say that the answer was the most awesome, well-written answer ever, and ...
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Reputation for questions that have been edited multiple times

I am pretty new to Stack Exchange Network and trying to understand how it works. In the Main Ask Ubuntu Site I had asked this Question. I can see that it has received 15 UpVotes till now. I have also ...
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“Boosting” with reputation?

I noticed earlier that after you post a question, the up/down vote button is still there. Can you "boost" or give yourself reputation because this button is still here?
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Why I'm getting wrong notification?

Today I got a new notification "Congrats, you've gained the privilege – comment everywhere learn more". I tried to comment on a post, but I was not able to comment on any post. After some ...
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Why don't “useful comment” results give reputation?

I saw the "Does upvoting a comment add to the commenter's reputation" question already, but seriously: this seems like a bug, not a feature. There are questions to which there is no answer, but there ...
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Can I accept two answers on a question?

Can I accept two answers on a question? Is the points / reputation given to both of the user who answer (15 points / reputation for each accepted answer on a question)?
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Top xx % this week/month/year percentage meaning and why it didn't write the rank (than percentage)?

What is the meaning of the percentage of top xx% this week/month/year? I know if I click the top xx% this week/month/year, I will be directed to the user reputation leagues. Why it didn't write the ...
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Upvotes with no reputation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the point of the daily limit? I have received about 28 upvotes on answers on askubuntu so far today, but only 20 of them are showing the +10 for reputation. The others ...
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Editing an answer (or question) can make it get more upvotes. Shouldn't the editor also get credit for these later upvotes?

Editing can substantially change an answer or question. These changes, if accepted, may increase the value of the answer/question and the number the up-votes it gets. These should be reflected in the ...
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Should a second, short edit be awarded with reputation points?

See this answer. I edited an answer. This edit was accepted, and I was granted 2 reputation points. Thirty minutes later, I realized that I made a small mistake. So I re-edited the question. This ...
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Downvote on a closed question causes decrease in asker's reputation? Is this new?

I had opened a question in Ask Ubuntu when I started using the site, without knowing much. That question got closed as off topic. Here it is: https://askubuntu.com/q/99028/35775 Today I noticed that ...
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Why are people downvoting questions with obvious solutions?

There is something I have seen in both stackoverflow and askubuntu. That is happening way more at stackoverflow but even at AskUbuntu. There are questions with minus ratings and negative votes (for ...
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Biased votes at answers

That's something I have noticed at many questions in this site. A user with a reputation of 20 has posted a great answer but has not received any up votes. On the other hand, a user with 5k ...
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Increasing reputation cap in accordance with trust

In response to a small three-person discussion on Chat, I am requesting that the rep cap be increased as the user gains more trust. This could be done as 200+(rep/10) as more trusted users have less ...
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Why is year reputation more than total reputation?

I just visited link from my profile http://stackexchange.com/leagues/31/year/askubuntu/2012-01-01/40166#40166 it says, How my year reputation can be more than total reputation?
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Giving Credit for an Edit

Someone did a really nice job enhancing one of my answers and I have a simple question. Is there any way I can transfer rep as a thank you? Do I have any other options to give him credit? I,m not ...
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Comment with one rep without participation in post

Is there any explanation for why the first comment on this post has been made by a user with 1 rep and no participation on that thread? Is it a bug?