According to What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) it?:

You lose reputation when:

  • your question is voted down: −2
  • your answer is voted down: −2
  • you vote down an answer: −1
  • you place a bounty on a question: − full bounty amount
  • one of your posts receives 6 spam or offensive flags: −100

I know that I have lost a few reputation points in the last 24 hours, however it is not reflected when I checked the "Reputation board" (don't know if it has a more appropriate name), I only see reputation points gained.

Where can I have a look at the reputation lost points?

  • I'm not sure if this is based on privilege or not, but could you see "show removed post" at the bottom of your reputation? – Andrew T. Feb 25 '19 at 15:48
  • No, I haven't seen it. – Reddy Lutonadio Feb 25 '19 at 16:24

You do not have the privilege to view deleted posts as of now, otherwise, you could have figured this out yourself. In the last 24 hours, you suffered a loss of 4 points in total, accrued from two suggested edits earlier. The two posts, both questions actually, have been deleted by Community user as part of deleting abandoned questions. Those two questions were earlier closed, one for being off-topic and the other being unclear, and didn't meet the criteria to stay visible. Deleting a post removes points gained from a suggested edit for that post.

Tip: avoid editing blatantly off-topic posts (programming/development related questions), unless for removing personal information, since they should either be closed or be deleted. There is no good reason to improve them.

  • That explains it. Shouldn't losing points due to deleted/closed questions be included in the answer to the questions (link) posted in the OP? – Reddy Lutonadio Feb 25 '19 at 16:21
  • @ReddyLutonadio in this case, you didn't really lose the reputation, but your gained reputation was undone. This is the same case as getting +1 rep back when an answer you downvoted gets deleted. – Andrew T. Feb 25 '19 at 16:33
  • @AndrewT.:-) Thanks for the explanation. – Reddy Lutonadio Feb 25 '19 at 17:12

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