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All reputation is gone

I am sorry to post here but Cross Validated did a merge on my account and I lost all reputation points on my stats forum and I cannot post to meta without any reputation points. I don't know what this ...
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Why am I not gaining reputation for upvotes?

(Appologies if this is the wrong forum/format, I am open to guidance.) I posted a question yesterday (What is your favorite statistical graph?), modeled along the lines of another well received ...
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CrossValidated's rather extreme up-voting problem

Users have pointed out that it is very difficult for beginners to comment on questions, see this thread. These users particularly seem to emphasize that it appears Cross Validated has separate ...
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Would it be appropriate to allow cancelling a bounty for lack of responses?

I know that the bounty guidelines state that bounties are not cancellable for any reason. This makes a lot of sense to me and it's a good default setting. But I'm thinking specifically about a ...
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Transferring reputation from one platform to another?

Is there a way to transfer reputation from, say, stats stackexchange to math stackexchange? Is this planned? Many here are experts in one field (and can earn a lot reputation there), while they ...
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Points of information for lowly members

I'm looking at this page, which includes an R expression (for the gam function in the mgcv package). The R expression includes two elements (functions?) which do not appear on the help page for that ...
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Shouldn't commenting require less reputation than answering? [closed]

I'm not sure I understand why extra reputation is required to be able to comment on questions and answers. (At my level of reputation--16 in CrossValidated, though higher in some other areas of ...
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I have the min reqd. 10 reputation points so why am I not able to post image?

As required by the community, I've 10 rep points which are needed to post an image. I need to post a function as an image and my research is stuck with every passing day of inactivity, I honestly ...
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Maybe it is time to change the rule to delete rep votes when users are removed

Last night I lost 125 rep points because a user was removed. I suspect that other users of CV also lost many point because of this, particularly the high rep users. This is very unfair. A few days ...
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Is it possible to give yourself reputation points?

Yesterday I noticed that a person answered his own question. That didn't concern me so much because it looked like he honestly didn't know the answer but found it as he did more research. But what ...
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How do you lose reputation points by “User removed”?

Today I lost 60 reputation point and the message just read "user removed". Does that mean that a user was taken off the system and that when that is done the persons votes get removed from the system? ...
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Unclaimed bounty points: where did they go?

I set a bounty of 50 points on one of my questions last week. Unfortunately, it was never answered. After the bounty expired, shouldn't the points have come back to my account, since it was offered ...
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Issue with accept answer after it turns to community wiki?

I just attempted to change my favored answer to a new reply here and I got 2 points reduced reputation as not having an answer accepted. The context is that the answer was accepted before it turned to ...
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Missing reputation?

Yesterday, stats.SE showed I had a rep of 503. Today, it shows I have a rep of 501. The missing 2 points are not listed in my activity anywhere. Furthermore, meta.stats.SE still indicates that I have ...
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Reputation required for editing tag wikis and approving edits

I've now got over 5000 reputation, which I see means I can approve edits to tag wikis. However, I can't edit tag wikis until I reach 20000 reputation (see tag info for the 'distributions' tag, for ...
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Reputation in meta

I'm a bit puzzled by the fact that the reputation (but not the badges) is shared between CrossValidated and meta. StackOverflow has two different reputations for the parent and the meta website. Is ...