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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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Why did I lose 100 reputation on GIS?

Why did I lose 100 reputation on Jan 9th? When others do the same with a disclaimer: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/367645/spam-flag-declined-on-link-from-founder-cto-dozens-of-similar-...
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Winning 8 points on answer without up or downvotes?

I just received 8 points for the following answer : How to reset a QGIs toolbar. Apart the fact it was not my best answer on GIS SE (just answering with what was in comments) , i'm surprised I got 8 ...
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One-line answer reputation privilege

I found a one-line answer to Equivalent of layer.redraw(true) in OpenLayers 3? which is bang on the money. The poster who answered has already a fairly good reputation and knows what he or she is ...
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Redirect reputation option for answers derived from other user's attempts/answers

Recently I had a question regarding buffers and my question was not worded in the best manner, after some answers and a string of comments, we were able to derive the problem, however it was not ...
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Starting rep boost for authors/employees

Is there any way to give software authors or company employees a 50 point rep boost so they can comment anywhere from the start? Similar to that 100 point bonus to other SE sites when you reach a ...
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Asking for clarifications with less than 50 reputation points?

I'm a beginner at GIS and I've finally found Setting fill style in polygon in OpenLayers? which I think I can answer. However, the person posting the question has not given enough details for me to ...
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Possible reputation bug - commented on question that was deleted

I noticed an odd change in my rep a bit ago and went to investigate the source - I figured if someone had downvoted one of my answers I would try to improve it. I managed to track the change to a ...
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Make suggesting synonyms privilege that kicks in at reputation of around 1,000? [closed]

Although my current reputation bestows many other privileges, to be allowed to suggest a tag synonym requires that I first use the one I am suggesting should be obsolete, and gain 5 votes while using ...
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Why is a User's Reputation Not Shown in Community Wikis?

I was just wondering why a user's reputation and badges aren't shown when a question becomes a community wiki. Is it for space-saving? Or is there another reason? I understand that wiki's do not ...
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Losing reputation for unaccepted answers?

While browsing through another users reputation, I noticed an entry that sais "-15 unaccepted". Since I have answered a question and was not accepted in the end, I checked my own rep and found nothing ...
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How should the question asker post the eventual solution they used if they based it on an accepted answer?

Just to be clear I have no problem with this particular case at all (if anything it may gain my answer more upvotes), but in this question, the original poster edited my answer to include the code ...
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What to do when two answers are awesome

Sometimes, one questions gets two really good answers. Provided that both answers are equally good, I know I have to eventually pick one, and I guess it would be an arbitrary choice. However, is ...
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Bug? In profile, my questions, badges, votes, etc. are all gone…

At first I thought I wasn't logged in. But noticed my reputation shows up. I get a big 0 for the rest of it: Or did I just do something really, really bad and get it taken away? :\
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Donating bounty

The main utility of the my reputation (aside from ego ;) seems to be that it can help get questions answered if I add bounty to them. I'd like to do so on deserving questions, but I don't have the ...
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Is the reputation calculation working correctly?

Is reputation being calculated correctly, or am I reading the FAQ wrong? See this screenshot of my user page: 3 x question up votes = 15, 7 x answer up votes = 70 = 85+ reputation as I read the FAQ. ...