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Referral rep when proposed site closes

I had referred 2 members to the now-closed 'What if?' proposed site that was in Commitment phase, on the threshold of Private Beta. I received 5 rep per referral. My question is, now that the ...
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My reputation suddenly went up by more than 100, but there's nothing in the reputation history

I used to have very low reputation (lower than 20). But suddenly, when I came on this site a few days ago, my reputation suddenly went up to 151. How did that happen? There was no notification, and ...
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Hypothetically, what if you fall below 25 rep?

If a user is frequently downvoted and falls below 25 rep, the requirement for posting example questions and the lowest privilege, how can he or she re-earn that privilege?
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Around 1000 of my Area51 reputation suddenly disappeared, what happened? [duplicate]

Btw, it is not really a traumatic experience to me, because I would like more to have more professional accounts in my firsts. I've even planned to ask the SE to separate my area51 and MSE accounts to ...
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How should I participate in Area 51 and not fail miserably?

I know the title uses negative language. But I'm asking about how to participate and be "okay." I used to have 178 Reputation on both my proposals and discussions accounts. Now I have less than 20 ...
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150 vs 3000 rep to cast close/reopen votes

After guessing for a while, I came upon http://area51.stackexchange.com/privileges which shows the ugly, jQuery-lacking list of privileges on Area 51. Apparently, one only needs 150 rep to use close/...
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Privileges on Area-51

I have just tried to create a tag, and was informed I needed at least 300 rep. I can't find any reference to this, the FAQ lists my next goal as 1000 (my current rep is 182). Are there any more hidden ...
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A reputation based open source collaboration platform

I'm looking for something that should exist, but that I can't find. It could be implemented using the stackexchange platform probably in relation with the Open source proposal. Stackoverflow ...
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Referals while a site is in Definition

Do you get rep for referring a site while it is in definition phase? If not, why does 'share it' include a reference to the poster?
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Rep returned for deleting question?

I deleted a question with -13 votes from a proposed SE site. Usually when you do this you rep points are restored, but they haven't been (24hrs). Will they be?
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Reputation links on badge pages lead always to profile of the current user

On a badge page (example), there is a list of users that recently earned this badge. It shows the reputation of these users, but when clicking on a reputation value, I’m not lead to their profile ...
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What happens to reputation when a proposal is closed?

If I create a proposal and gain reputation from users joining my proposal, what happens to such reputation when the proposal is eventually closed, or when it progresses to a main site (after public ...
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What happened to my reputations?

What happened to by reputation points? I remember surely being over 3000, now over 1000 points is gone. There are no dramatic events in my history like user download or extreme downvoting. Yes, I ...
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Why do we lose rep when we're downvoted?

Why do we lose reputation when someone downvotes one of our example questions? From my point of view (as a very inexperienced Area 51 user), the point of posting example questions is to establish the ...
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What's wrong with my reputation counter?

I was looking at one of my proposals, and my reputation counter is messed up. The top bar says 568, but the "proposed by" section says 793 and has 4 more bronze badges. How is this??
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I got bonus both for verivying my email, and for linking with StackExchange account

This probably should now work like this: I got 50 reputation from verifying my email that I used to follow a proposal. Then I logged in with my StackExchange account, which added another 100 ...
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+0 reputation on commitment from referral

I got +0 reputation for a commitment through referral on the India proposal. The user has not un-committed from the proposal so far and this is reflected on the proposal page.
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Where did my rep go?

Let me preface this question by saying: I know it's only rep, and moreover, only on Area51, so who really cares? Thus, I'm not asking out of a sense of justice, but of curiosity. Today, I have 1,...
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why does area51 tell me I have 51 points of reputation, and then tell me I have 1 reputation?

I received 1 points for joining and 50 points for registering my email, but I still can't post. 51 points show up in the top bar on the main page, but when I go to post, the top bar says I only have ...
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Don't give/take rep for example questions

I don't think one should get or lose reputation from example questions. Example questions are meant to define a proposal: Discussing whether questions are on-topic or off-topic helps figure out ...
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What happens with reputation from closed proposals?

What happens with reputation earned on proposal when the proposal is closed on any phase? Is the reputation preserved or lost? I mean the reputation from: sample questions users joining proposal ...
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Is question translation in the future “stack overflow in german” welcomed?

I have committed on using Stack Overflow (in German), and I think there will be some "reputation chasers", who will take the most popular questions from the English stack overflow, translate them (may ...
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So, uh, why did my rep just vanish?

It seems like ~120 rep just disappeared off of my account for no reason with no record or log. It doesn't appear to be linked to any recent proposal or question deletions, so I'm not sure why so much ...
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Problems to avoid in becoming a committer

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History I would really like this proposal to succeed and so I became a committer. Then through my activity on Stack Overflow, I reached the coveted 200+ rep points, ...
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Reputation not being added to the referrer when a proposal is followed

I do not know if this is intended but I know for a fact my referral link was used to follow a proposal but I did not get any reputation for it. How does it work? Is that a bug? Or is it intended?
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Why am I losing reputation from recalculating?

A few minutes ago, I had 252 rep. I recently discovered the recalc page. I clicked the recalc button, and now I am down to 187. Why would I end up losing rep from recalculating? Is there any way to ...
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How are users with 200+ reputation on other site counted on Area51?

Over the last days I thought I observed inconsistencies in the computation of users with 200+ reputation on other sites. I then started regularly checking the statistics for the Personal Manufacturing ...
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Are commitment criteria unrealistic for starting new sorts of areas?

I would like to raise the issue of whether the commitment criteria are too stringent to allow areas to form in relatively new directions. My case-in-point is the Buddhism proposal, which is in ...
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Missing committers with 200+ rep on any other site

Proposal: Tridion When I look through the list of committers I see an inconsistancy in the number of committers with 200+ rep on any other site. It clearly shows 24 of them (as is also currently ...
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Inconsistency on the Number of Commiters with 200+ rep

Proposal: Turkish Stack Overflow If you list the commiters by user reputation, you will see that, the users in the 8th page have already 200+ rep on any other SX site where as the commitment score is ...
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Why didn't I get my reputation for following through on a commitment?

I didn't get any reputation for recently following through on the smugmug site. Why?
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How do you earn reputation on the main Area 51 site?

I know of the standard 151 reputation score to be earned on Area 51, but I'm not sure how you earn reputation above that. I know you can gain badges through various tasks (as with the other ...
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Why wasting potentially useful votes from 51-people for “Not a good example”?

New 51-folks like me would like to vote for "Not a good example" sometimes. We are tempted to vote for the opposite tendency (on/off-topic) instead, but what we really mean is "Not a good example". ...
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Is my reputation from commitment phase supposed to follow me into private beta?

The gardening and landscaping site just went into private beta. When I logged into the new site for the first time my reputation was at "1". Is this correct?...or is something wrong? I was assuming ...
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How can a reputation recalc cause a reputation lose of 95?

I triggered a reputation recalc, and the reputation passed from 502 to 407. Why is there that difference?
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Is the reputation requirement during the commit phase too strict? [closed]

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design My understanding is that the motivation for the reputation requirement during the commit phase is that the site is more likely to succeed if it has: ...