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Is the behavior of this user reasonable? What can I do about it?

On my question here Why should I use foreign keys in database?, this user @jaymee has constantly been bugging me. I ignored his first comment. Then he comment on the accepted answer. I replied to him ...
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Isn't there any other way to get Reputation?

Well, I have gone through the Tour and I'm aware of earning reputation. I have pretty much reputation in stack overflow so that I can comment and post answers and do other basic things. But, I'm ...
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How do you get 20 rep to get into chat?

People keep telling me that there is this wonderful area in Stack Exchange where you can ask questions called "chat" or "The Whiteboard", but it keeps saying that I need 20 reputation. I have such ...
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Is the split between Stack Overflow and Programmers still worthwhile, or is it just divisive

I believe I understand the distinction, as covered in this question: (What's the difference between Programmers and Stack Overflow?) The question is whether this really leads to a practical ...
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Why are there so many high-ranked users that have never asked a question?

*This might best be answered by someone who fits this description. Usually when I am impressed by a certain user's answer, I will look at their profile to see what kinds of questions they are asking ...
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“There were no net reputation changes on this day”

Yesterday I saw my reputation increase, and then decrease again in a few seconds. I guess someone upvoted, and then changed their mind. After than in my reputation page a record appeared for that ...
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How do you find the User Leaderboards

There used to be a link in the user profile that showed what percentile your reputation is. Clicking it took you to the leaderboards for the site. It appears that information has gone away.
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My reputation is going down, though it does not show any activity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any site maintenance going on currently? Last week, my reputation was about 550 and since then it's been decreasing down to 494, as of today. However, my profile ...
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Is there any site maintenance going on currently?

Is there some sort of cleanup / maintenance going on with the site? Today (8-28) and yesterday, I noticed a few drops in my reputation. The first was 18-20 points, the second was about 45. I ...
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Is ElYusubov accumulating reputation points at a record pace?

As of the time of this posting, ElYusubov has been a Programmers.SE member for 59 days. Yet he has accumulated over 7600 in reputation. Is this a record pace?
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Programmers total points not listed properly on StackOverflow

I have 313 points listed here on Programmers, but on StackOverflow when I look at my summary it's showing 309 points for Programers. The other stack exchange sites I'm on are updating properly, but ...
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Odd Reputation change with no trail

I had a reputation change today by which I lost 42 reputation points. The only problem is I can't find any trail as to what exactly has happened. I can probably guess which questions were removed ...
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Reputation for Edits

When do you stop receiving reputation for editing posts? I haven't come anywhere near the +1000 rep cap, but I appear to not get any reputation for edits (not that I do that many). I read this in ...
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Should moderator nominees have their reputations recalculated?

Last election, there was a suggestion that nominees should have their reputations recalculated to accurately reflect their current totals and take into account all activity taken on the site thus far. ...
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Why is my rep lower than it should be?

Why do I only have 31 in reputation when I got a total of five upvotes? On my user page it says I answered two questions with scores of 2 and 3. I think you get 10 rep for upvotes on answers. One ...
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What is the impact of deleting an answer or question on reputation?

What happens to reputation gained\lost from that question or answer?
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Migrated question from Stackoverflow with no updating of reputation

I got a question migrated from Stackoverflow Visual Programming paradigms, and it continues to be responding, so my reputation on Programmers should increase. However I did not get any increase from ...
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Why is my meta.programmers reputation the same as my programmers rep?

I just noticed that my rep on Meta Programmers is the same (currently 3898) as it is on Programmers. This is surely a bug, unless there's been a recent change to combine rep on meta sites with the ...
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Why a Reputation Cap?

What is the purpose of the daily reputation limit? The only one reason I could think of would be someone quickly getting an incredulously high reputation and accessing moderation tools to damage the ...
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Why I'm not getting reputation in spite of upvote?

In this question, I got 2 upvotes, and system has recognized it, as it comes in my reputation history. But my reputation score at the top of the screen doesn't change. Why? Is it a bug?
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Should the -1 reputation for downvoting answers be removed?

I noticed yesterday that the -1 for down voting an answer is still in effect, as ChrisF pointed out it was the -1 for down voting questions that was removed. My question is, should the -1 down voting ...
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Trigger Rep recalc gives huge jump - incorrectly?

My rep on the P.Se site was 641 this morning. The /reputation page showed a total of 645 or so, and I pressed the button to Trigger Recalc It now jumps to 905 and the /reputation page shows a total ...
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Is there a reason why my rep gains for a certain day would have been removed?

This is more of a curiosity. I'm not actually concerned. Yesterday I was a bit confused. I logged in to notice that I had hit my cap for the day. I hadn't posted anything that I would have seen as ...
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Why the upvoted non-wiki answers have +0 reputation instead of +10?

It seems that there is an issue with votes/reputation on Programmers.SE (don't know if there is the same issue on other SE websites). I've recently answered two questions and my answer had one up-...
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Lost reputation - not sure why

My reputation dropped -15. I can't see any downvotes in my history. Any ideas why?
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Why is it only 5 reputation points for an up vote on a question?

I would have thought that it should be the same as it is for answers. A good question is just as important as a good answer.
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Wouldn't be nice to have a reputation microsummary?

There's this thing made for Stackoverflow which let's you track your reputation on Firefox (check microsummaries) Some guy made an enhanced version, it's worth checking it out: It would be great to ...
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stackoverflow rep gamed? any audit system to check authenticity?

Hi, I have noticed this concept prevalent in other forums where people create multiple id / account and upvote their own answers/questions. Sometimes we see a lot of answers with lot up votes even ...
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Discrepancy in daily rep score between PSE and SE weekly league

I earned 60 rep on PSE yesterday, as shown on my rep page: However, in the weekly user league only 30 points appear: I suspect this is a side effect of yesterday's rep recalc, where I lost exactly ...
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Erratic reputation score movement?

Earlier in the day 27/02/2011, my reputation was 3445 and as of evening 27/02/2011 the same has reduced to 3408. I checked out my reputation graph and there shows no down votes either. Anyone's got ...
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When associating multiple sites to a new site, what about adding a minimum level reputation automatically for the new site?

I've been trying to lurk on the Programmer's site and a couple of other new Stack Exchange sites before posting a question to get a higher reputation. My ID was automatically associated with my other ...
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Should rep and badges carry over from programmers to meta.programmers?

I just flipped over to meta for the first time and started browsing & voting, and my rep (but not my badges) carried over from programmers. Is this the way it's supposed to work? I would expect ...
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What's my real rep?

I answered a question, got 4 upvotes, yet my rep is only 103. Here's a screenshot of what I see on my profile page: It says it's 103 on the bar above, yet 149 just below my profile image. What's ...
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Rep Recalc for All Moderator Nominees [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should moderator nominees have their reputations recalculated? Well, I just recalced and lost a few hundred points, it might not be a bad idea for everyone else to do the same ...
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Daily Limit Bug

I've noticed this morning that once I hit 190, I stopped receiving rep. I was on 9 votes (+9/-0) in this question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/40315/whats-the-name-for-a-...
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One line link-drops or buzz words lead to higher reputation then meaningful though out answers. What to do about it?

I see a lot of people ^ rep just because someone drops a link that they like. I've seen people get ridiculous rep for doing as much as being the first one to mention something everyone likes. I ...
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I can edit other users' contribution with 251 reputation. Is this a defect?

I can edit another user's question/answer, but I only have 251 reputation. Is this a defect or are privledge reputation boundaries different for SE?
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Is this reputation cap calculated correctly?

Today I saw my reputation go down and up with a strange behavior. Then I got the following: I shouldn't have 217 but 215. 200 for "normal" reputation (capped) + 15 for the accepted answer. Maybe ...
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Why is reputation and flair points differ?

When I click the flair link, there it shows a reputation of 180 for programmers.stackexchange. But at the top of the page it shows 320. So what makes this difference ? I have done the reprecalc , and ...
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Don't associated acounts get 100 rep for that?

They do on all other sites AFAIK and I'd like to be able to do some of the things that I'm currently unable to do - my reputation is an unfortunate 7 at the moment.
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A quick question about reputation recalc

I'm more active at programmers than here at meta, so I'm sure this is just something I missed. However, nothing seems to be poppin' up while searching, so I'll just ask bluntly. Upon visiting ...
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Is it really a good idea to revert privileges from people who already gained them?

The community seems to have been doing a good job in keeping the questions on-topic around here. I have helped, and have enjoyed being part of it. However, now that Programmers is out of beta, I no ...
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Why Isn't My Reputation Updating? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my reputation increasing? I received several upvotes between 10/21 and 10/24 but my reputation screen doesn't show them and they weren't and aren't counted ...
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Question I asked dissappeared

I asked a question(on meta) last night about my reputation, "Why Isn't My Reputation Updating?", but today I can't find it. It's not listed with my questions(on meta). A search doesn't find it. Was ...
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Should reputation requirement for moderator be increased?

Currently the reputation requirement for using moderator tools set at 2,000 points. Seeing as many members are reaching that limit, should it be increased?
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Why isn't my reputation increasing?

I have an answer with 10 up-votes on programmers.stackexchange.com, but my reputation is still stuck at 101 (for linking my accounts across other Stack* sites). Shouldn't my reputation be increasing ...
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Minimum rep to ask questions

Most of the subjective questions on StackOverflow relied on being popular enough to have a lot of replies. However, at some point there'll probably be a flood of questions and the answers will be ...