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Why did an answer stating reasons for the questions eventual deletion get deleted & earn negative reputation?

Please don't use answers to explain why a question should be closed; that's what close votes or flagging to close is for (depending on your reputation). The question was deleted because it had a score ...
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Only got +1 Reputation from answer upvote

Does it have something to do with the fact that I achieved 200 reputation on this day and somehow caped my reputation gain? Yes, that's exactly it. You reached your 200 rep max for the day, ...
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Why can I not answer a protected question when signing up with association bonus?

This is a core feature of the StackExchange network and this behaviour is intentional. In short, it's to eliminate "drive-by users" who might answer questions that have been protected for a ...
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30 rep points disappeared yesterday

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/31026/2322 This answer was deleted when the question "How to explain the experience I have gained in three years is greater than the time implies [closed]" was ...
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Can we reward upvotes for comments?

Short answer: No :) The reason for this is that we want to encourage people to actually answer the questions as answers rather than in comments. We also want to discourage people from having ...
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Can we reward upvotes for comments?

Another perspective too is that comments are designed to be temporary by Stack Exchange. This link has a lot of detail about the purpose of comments (whether you like that purpose or not, this is a ...
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Can we reward upvotes for comments?

I agree with Jane S. There is one other consideration. On some questions/answers that stirred up controversy there were also complaints that moderators unfairly removed comments. They felt that ...
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Things to be careful about after 10000+ rep?

Congratulations! I don't think much changes about the tools you previously had access to. You should vote, review, close/reopen, edit, comment, and flag the same as you did before. Your flags don't ...
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Congratulations gnasher on clipping 100k!

A solid accomplishment. Well done, and well deserved.
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Mortarboard badge at 199 rep

Reading the badge description here: Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day. Also, taking a look at your rep: We can see that you already completed the requirements for ...
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Is it possible to exceed the reputation cap if I have awarded a bounty?

Reading How does Reputation Work the following statement is provided: You can earn a maximum of +200 reputation from upvotes and suggested edits in any given day. Bounties and the bonuses for ...
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Reputation gained from a second consecutive minor edit

I was expecting that given the short time between them, and the small change the second edit was it would just have been a correction to my edit, therefore no need to get another +2 from it. There ...
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Congratulations gnasher on clipping 100k!

Congratulations! I always enjoy your answers!
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Congratulations gnasher on clipping 100k!

Well done! Congratulations on your 100k milestone.
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Rep changes not popping up in navbar (FIXED)

Update: Seems that the rep changes are now reported immediately, as well as the ones that weren't reported are now on, and the total rep matches the one made. Seems that this is starting to get fixed....
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