Each number has an explanatory tooltip. So, that 42 is your net score for the c++ tag (which counts toward your tag badge), and the x13 is the number of posts you have in that tag (questions & answers combined). Tag score is the number of upvotes minus the number of downvotes under a given tag. Because only non-wiki answer upvotes count toward a tag ...


Community wiki posts don't award reputation, which explains why you see the upvote records but not a corresponding increase in reputation. If you clicked the "make community wiki" checkbox by accident when posting the answer, a moderator can undo that for you.


This is a wiki question. 10 edits by the author or edits from 5 different users can turn a question into a wiki question. Only a ♦ moderator can manually turn a question into a wiki. That helps in more people getting interested in making the question better. If it is community wiki, then nobody receives rep and everyone starts contributing without ...

Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible