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Reputation is the system used by Stack Exchange to measure the values of a user's contribution to the site. As users gain more reputation, they are trusted with more privileges that help the users moderate the site.

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CGCC Blog Post #5: How to get reputation quick

You've probably seen the privileges list, and you've probably looked at it and found some quite useful stuff (and some complete garbage) that you may not have. So... how do you get reputation? Bounty ...
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Why I'm getting reputation for this?

One of my answer was removed by a mod but I got reputation for this! but Why?Is it abug?
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How to get reputation to post on the meta? [duplicate]

I'm sorry for posting here instead of on the meta but I'm not allowed to post on the meta. I need 5 reputation here to post in the sandbox. How am I supposed to get that if I am supposed to post in ...
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Do you gain reputation from upvotes from the meta site

I just have a simple question: Do you gain any reputation from the upvotes from the meta-site?
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2 downvotes + 1 upvote = 1 more reputation

This site gives one more reputation to specific -1-voted questions. (This is the formula that I tried myself: ...
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I got reputation for editing my own answer?

I somehow got reputation for editing my own answer? It's this edit. Is this intentional or not? Because I could then edit some answers I've posted before, and get reputation, because edits to your own ...
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Is it permitted to upvote only to test submissions?

In order to properly test the submissions to Martin vs Dennis - Round 1, one would need to upvote the current lesserso their reps become equal, and then continue upvoting so the former lesser becomes ...
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Is the increased rep for challenge upvotes going to happen? [duplicate]

I have read on here that many several times it has be suggested that challenge upvotes count for more rep. Is that happening? Increase reputation awarded for questions Is one place it was mentioned ...
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I Don't Have Enough Reputation to Comment

I am not very good at golfing by myself, but once in a while, I come across something small that I notice that could help. These are typically tricks I have found while looking at tips. Some users ...
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How did I lose 5 reputation on an answer?

On this answer, it says I lost 5 reputation, and I'm really puzzled about what chain of events could have caused this. I don't care about the lost rep, I'm just curious to understand as I've never ...
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Does (Should) instituting a bounty count as earning negative rep for the daily rep limit

In the current state does placing a bounty on a question count as earning negative rep on the daily rep limit? Currently I believe that one can only earn 200 rep daily. Thus, say user foo has 800 rep ...
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When reputation drops to 0, Is asking not allowed?

In Privileges, It says creating posts is a privilege limited with 1 reputation. Then If someone's reputation drops to 0, can't they create posts?
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How should challenge authors be rewarded for creating exemplary challenges?

Over on Puzzling.SE, the community there has been discussing various ways to reward puzzle authors for creating exemplary puzzles. Given that we're like Puzzling.SE in that we're not a Q&A site, ...
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(When) do my mod tools go away?

I opened SE a few minutes ago and was pleasantly surprised to see I'd reached 2k rep, and alongside that gained access to mod tools (sehr interessant). I was mostly very confused, since I was certain ...
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Rep requirement for asking

There's always some question or another on hold with a few downvotes on main, and they are usually created by users with 1 reputation. So if there was a small reputation requirement (eg 10) for making ...
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Increase reputation awarded for questions

It has come to my attention that the amount of reputation awarded for questions can be adjusted on a per-site basis. For example, Stack Apps awards +10 reputation for question upvotes. As you probably ...
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Meta privileges help page inconsistency

There appears to be an inconsistency on our Meta privileges page in the Help Center! The unflappable dev Chris Jester-Young and our benevolent overlords in the SE Community Team have lowered PPCG's ...
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Why do I need 10 reputation when I already have 100? [duplicate]

Why am should I be getting this error when I already have 100 reputation?
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Can't add an answer to question Don't google “google” on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf [duplicate]

I just writed an answer for this question on my computer. I was to post my answer and just found there isn't any "add another answer" button. It only say that it required 10 reputations to answer... ...
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50 reputation to comment on answer to 'The Programming Language Quiz'?

I want to comment the language of a code snippet found on The Programming Language Quiz, but I can't, because I don't have enough reputation. I've tried it in the programming language that I think it ...
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100 bonus reputation from trusted site not enough to answer protected question [duplicate]

I found this question on Google: Loop without 'looping' And I thought it was very interesting. So I came up with my own answer and signed up for codegolf.stackexchange Because I have almost ...
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Let's go on a mission

We've been in beta for 1129 days. Don't you think it's time we get out? We seem to be in a similar situation as Code Review. We don't have enough users with sufficient reputation to gain privileges ...
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Shouldn't the users on codegolf be able to close their questions?

Shouldn't the users on codegolf be able to close their question after let's say the question's winners are announced without them having to have some amount of reputation?
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Protected question and Association bonus bug

I currently have 101 reputation for this site (Due to the association bonus), however I am unable to post an answer on this protected question. Produce the number 2014 without any numbers in your ...
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Rep points for questions [duplicate]

Right now we're using the standard +5/-2 for questions and +10/-2 for answers. However, this site is different from the trilogy and most other SE sites: coming up with a question generally takes more ...
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Reputation not calculated correctly?

If you link your other SO accounts to this one, you start with 101 rep. I asked one question which was upvoted twice, but nevertheless i have only 106 rep. Why not 111? Here is my reputation calc: ...
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