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My CR karma raised about 6000 points, what happened?

Upvotes on questions used to be worth 5 reputation points (what you call karma). They recently (Wednesday 13th of November) increased this to 10 points, doubling the amount of reputation you get for a ...
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How can year reputation be higher than total reputation?

The user you're talking about has joined five months ago. In that time they offered five bounties for a total of 500 reputation and earned three bounties for a total of 350 reputation. Now let's look ...
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Why does the Community bot have 5 reputation?

The Community user is special, as is explained on Meta.SE. It's a bot operating on the entire network and it's reputation doesn't mean anything. For example: if you flag a question as spam the ...
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Do I earn reputation for posts on Meta?

No, you don't get any reputation on Meta, but you can actually get the Mortarboard badge for earning 200 reputation in one day. So even though you don't get any reputation, you can actually get 200 ...
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Do I earn reputation for posts on Meta?

ok I dare to write a self anser, since I just found the relevant text on what is meta: Votes on meta do not affect your reputation; your meta reputation is the same as your reputation on Code ...
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How can year reputation be higher than total reputation?

I thought it could be a weird one month off bug - as dfhwze had 13059 reputation on Sep 30 at 00:00 UTC+0. If you work backwards you can see this. However this isn't correct. I checked if this were ...
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How can year reputation be higher than total reputation?

The difference is because of deleted posts or them downvoting other answers. I came to this conclusion by looking at various users reputations at the end of their first year/month/week. I saw a ...
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