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I cannot post answers

Reputation points are required to comment, post answers and vote. But reputation points are primarily gained by comments, answers being voted up, and by questions being voted up. These leave the only ...
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Cannot answer question because reputation

Sorry for the trouble, but I am trying to answer a question again, and I can't because not enough rep. I actually have enough, but because of bounties, it put me below the required amount. This is the ...
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What are Points and How do I get them?

I signed up for the Android Enthusiast because my tablet has gone goofy. Specifically chrome and firefox. However, I can't ask questions or comment until I have reputation points. But I don't see any ...
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Why did moderators and other members lose reputation points during the few days?

I notice that some moderators and other members lost reputation points (at least 250 points) during the last few days. Why did they lose them? Is it a bug on the site?
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How/where to check reputation loss?

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 ...
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Help with bounty on an answer

I wanted to reward a bounty for this answer. Intent was to reward 50 of my rep, but the minimum I could reward was 100 (it's a first time bounty on that question, so subsequent bounty clause doesn't ...
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I've not downvoted any post but I lost two points. What's going on?

I'm confused. On my profile page a -2 showed up. I have not received voting privileges and hasn't intentionally downvoted anyone. How did I lose 2 points? I am also wondering - on my answer here ...
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How come a single reputation user able to comment and ordering of comments that are converted from answers to comments?

In a question I asked few days back a user named ajay(with 1 reputation point) answered my question which was flagged for deletion by me and then user Izzy added a comment on behalf of ajay and ...
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My reputation is behaving very strange

I don't know what's the problem but I have added some screenshots below. My reputation yesterday was +200. And today my reputation is -251. Somebody please explain me what is happening. Thanks!
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Losing points for downvoting an answer?

Is there a reason why downvoting an answer would cause you to lose points? For example, I downvoted an answer, and got -1 rep from it. For example, my feed is showing -1 points and is linking to ...
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Why do the rep updates take lot of time

In the after noon I had the rep shown was around 46 and then in the evening it shows 31 .In my accounts section>reputation it shows a sum total of only 30 reputation despite it showing 31 now where ...
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Why can't I answer a protected question? [duplicate]

I came across this question and was going to post an answer to help them root their phone since I recently did a similar phone, but it says it's protected. OK, I get that but what I don't is that it ...
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Why do I need 300 points to add the "pairing" tag?

I just asked this question: Problem pairing again Nexus 5 with Alpine car stereo and added (correctly) the "pairing" tag but was informed by the system that I needed 300 points to add that tag - it ...
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What does "User was removed" means in a profile?

What does "User was removed" mean in a user profile? I just noticed in my reputation tab that I was "awarded" -5 points with this explanation. Which user (I guess it's me) was removed from where, and ...
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Should Community wiki answers converted via editing still be granting rep to the original answerer?

My answer here got put into community wiki status automatically because I edited it lots (I was also the only editor). From my understanding, once an answer becomes a community wiki, the original ...
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Does deleting a downvoted answer that you made cause you to lose rep?

I deleted this answer, which had been downvoted once. I just checked, and it seems I have lost another 6 rep for removing it. I never knew deleting answers removed rep. Can someone please confirm?
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How does meta reputation and badges work?

Unlike StackOverflow meta, I've noticed that here all my reputation points have been transferred over from the main. Except for the badges. Will my reputation be synced between the two? If so, why ...
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Community awarded bounty?

I've seen a few questions, including this one, that have a bounty awarded (often large) to a non-accepted and usually not top answer, by Community. These seem somewhat arbitrary, as the answer ...
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What is "Serial Voting Reversed?"

I noticed my rep went down by -70 points, and is the first have heard of that, what does it mean? Edit: I am a StackOverflow user and has never come across it before!
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Epic and Legendary badges only for standard rep?

Not that I'm anywhere near it, in fact today was the first time I hit 200 daily rep without a bounty pushing me over, and it got me wondering: for the Epic and Legendary badges, do 200+ days ...
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What is the occasional +1 rep for?

On and off, I'll get +1 rep for seemingly no reason. It doesn't show up in the "Reputation" section on one's profile, and I haven't been able to find an action that produces this repeatedly. No ...
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User reputation list by posts reads "votes" when it should read "edits"

I am not sure, but this doesn't seems correct. My reputation by post and day reads "votes" when it should read "edits": I have edited "How can i disable Phone, SMS, Market and 3G functionality from ...
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Why did my reputation decrease?

Why does my reputation decrease when I downvote an invalid answer? Does it mean whenever I down vote someone's answer my reputation decreases even though I was doing nothing wrong except helping out ...
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Change in reputation noticed 20 FEB 2011 - 22 FEB 2011

About 2 days ago, I noticed my rep was 1897 points. Today it's even lower than yesterday at 1642. Going thru the graph in my profile, however shows no indication that my rep ever touched the 1800 ...
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Have the Rep requirements for Mod Tools suddenly changed? [closed]

This morning I didn't have Mod Tools on AE, this afternoon I get a banner saying I do, and they do seem to be there. I'm currently at 4,309 rep and according to the Recent Activity page I've only ...
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Have you looked at the user rankings, lately? [closed]

Jeff Atwood is about to drop off from page 1. This is interesting because 1) he's a founder 2) it shows how other, active users are getting rep points!
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who are those people with no profile page or rep?

Like the poster of this question th3dude and several of its answerers (tektor, etc)
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Problem with reputation required for voting and/or commenting.

I am trying to be a productive member of this website and I'm having a problem with the reputation system. Now I don't have a problem with the reputation system as a whole, I find that it works well. ...
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What's with all the users with 101 rep?

Why does this site have a load of people with rep of 101 who haven't asked/answered any questions? Am I missing some Stack Exchange new user policy?
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