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Should Arqade opt-in to the 1 reputation voting experiment?

If you believe we should take part in the experiment, then vote this answer up. If you don't believe we should take part in the experiment, then vote this answer down. As per request from Schism
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Should Arqade opt-in to the 1 reputation voting experiment?

After reading Catija’s (community manager) clarificatory comments, I’m reassured that the moderators and community managers have the tools to prevent the abuse that I had expressed concern about. I ...
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10 votes
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Is someone vote-spamming me?

Looks like vote spam to me, but there's nothing to worry about. Stack Exchange has automated systems built in for detecting serial voting and will reverse the votes if it thinks anything suspicious is ...
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How can I negotiate with this "angry" user?

It actually won't show other people a rep change when you downvote. If you really sat there and did math you could get extreme reason to believe at some point they downvoted, but you don't know when ...
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8 votes

Is editing my own posts an approved-of way of earning reputation?

If you improve your posts, then it's only fair that the post score goes up, and with it your reputation. If you make edits just for the sake of making edits, hoping for fresh pairs of eyeballs to see ...
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Do downvotes lower reputation?

Yes. Getting a question or answer downvoted (on the normal site, not on Meta) will lower your reputation score by 2 points. It costs 1 rep to downvote a post an answer. You can find more info on how ...
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Heads up: Reputation has been recalculated for questions

For any who are out of the loop on this update: This is a very controversial change as the StackExchange userbase was not officially informed of the recalculation before it was made. The meta post ...
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7 votes
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Why was my reputation reset?

@Glorfindel is correct - you had an answer flagged as spam. The answer You linked to a survey-site offering "Free" Robux for completing surveys. While you may not have known - those types of ...
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Why was my reputation reset?

Looking at your reputation history, I can't help but conclude that you must have had a post flagged as spam or rude/abusive; if six users (or a ♦ moderator) flag a post as such, you'll lose 100 ...
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6 votes
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Peoples reputation vanishing

This is not a bug. Retrosaur normally has tens of thousands of reputation points and earned those badges through normal use of the site. Right now this user is on a temporary suspension, so the rep ...
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5 votes
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Why does my reputation go up in waves?

It's a mix of random chance and when you post your answers. Take a look at your list of answered questions sorted by date and take note that on days where you answered several questions and got ...
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5 votes
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How did I receive 207 reputation if the max is 200?

To break it down, here is what your reputation looked like for that day: So, for this answer, you received 19 upvotes and an accept. You also had one edit approved. This can be represented as: 19 ...
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5 votes
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how would I get more reputation on this site?

I think there are a couple things you can try to improve upon to better your reputation on this site: 1. Your questions are often easily answered by quick searches, which are usually frowned upon for ...
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How do bounties work with repcaps?

Because the cap is based on total rep gained from upvotes per day (possibly also suggested edits if your rep were lower) not net rep gain per day. Reducing your reputation by any means does not alter ...
Trent Hawkins's user avatar
5 votes

How do bounties work with repcaps?

Working as intended. Bounties, whether you're giving or receiving them, do not count towards the rep cap.
Comic Sans Seraphim's user avatar
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Sudden Increase in Reputation

You got the association bonus of 100 rep. You get it once on every stack website out there once you reach 200 rep (example: You reached 200rep on Arqade, you got 100 rep here and every other stack ...
ave's user avatar
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5 votes

200 daily Max Reputation Tips

Post well thought out and written questions and answers, especially on currently popular games, and the rep will follow!
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5 votes
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Why was my reputation not restored after my edit was restored?

Your edit was not restored, it was rejected by the question owner. After a suggested edit is approved, it can still be rejected by the owner or a moderator, which then ends the review for good. A ...
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5 votes
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Showing +20 near my reputation even though it isn't added

That indicates the amount of reputation you've gained since you last checked your profile. Your current rep is 85, but it has recently increased by 20.
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3 votes
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When does rep get updated on Meta towards the main?

From the Help Center article What is "meta"? How does it work?: your meta reputation is the same as your reputation on Arqade (synchronized hourly), though you earn separate badges. (...
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3 votes
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Extra Reputation lost from User removed?

It appears that the other 10 rep you lost was also due user removal, but the posts where you got the rep back have all been deleted. Not sure if there's a way for you to see this in that tab yourself, ...
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3 votes
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Is editing my own posts an approved-of way of earning reputation?

No (it depends) Editing just to gain rep is... not a good idea. I don't know if there are rules against it, but you might gain personal dislike of others (which might lead to downvotes). You might be ...
ave's user avatar
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How did I receive 207 reputation if the max is 200?

Besides bounties, the 15 reputation from accepted answers, and the 100 reputation from association bonuses also don't count towards the daily rep limit. You probably got an answer accepted.
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3 votes
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Good ways to improve rep without asking and answering questions?

There is a help page for this. The literal answer to your question is suggested edits (which give +2 reputation if accepted). But it may well be easier to ask questions.
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Why is there a reputation system on this site?

Arqade, and StackExchange in general, is a site that squarely focuses on quality questions and answers. It is by definition a Q&A site. There are two main purposes for the reputation system here. ...
Gigazelle's user avatar
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2 votes

Why does my reputation go up in waves?

Almost all of your answers are related to Minecraft. I suspect that you will have to correlate articles from popular games publications on Minecraft programming, and cross reference when those came ...
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2 votes

How did I receive 207 reputation if the max is 200?

You didn't break anything. If your answer is accepted you will gain 15 reputation that does not count towards the daily reputation cap. From the help center: You can earn a maximum of 200 ...
Jutschge's user avatar
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2 votes

Why do I have more rep in meta than I do on Gaming?

status-completed There was a major reshuffle of meta sites a few years ago which (among other things) appears to have ultimately fixed* the rep-sync issue. * Well, apart from one place thanks to an ...
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