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user was removed

When does that happen? I found a 4+ in my sum and tried to see for what, and got "user was removed" instead of a link to the question.
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What is the “positive question record”?

What is the positive question record in figure below?
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Is it wise to keep the relation between votes and rep linear?

I happened to read this question and its interesting answers: (Mass of a coin question went viral, despite inital downvotes and negative comments) There are many names to explain that phenomenon : "...
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What the hell, I just lost 582 reputation points

What the...? Users removed? Seriously thinking of quitting this site for good (well, not really).
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Why do you need 50 reputation to comment on other posts?

It makes no sense to require such high reputation just to add comments. It's possible that trolls can study enough physics to stick around a few days and get good reputation by asking interesting ...
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old questions with incorrect answers

What is the best way to handle a case where a question was asked a long time ago and received several incorrect answers but no correct ones? To be more concrete, this was the situation with this ...
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What would it look like if rep for questions counted the same/more than answers?

I suppose we can't change the way reputation works on just our site so eventually if this became a serious proposal change it would have to happen on the mother Meta. But before I go and get flamed ...
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Can one earn reputation on Physics Meta?

My question got upvoted on Meta but I got no reputation for that. All of my questions which got upvoted on Phy.SE gave me reputation. Any plausible reason for that not happening in this case?
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Answers should be rated. A suggestion to the Team

This is not a question just an opinion and a suggestion. As soon as I joined I posted this question. I was shocked as it was taken in a very negative way: a dozen of downvotes, later mitigated, and ...
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The secret to getting rewarded for high-quality answers is ___

This is a follow-up post on John Rennie's topic The secret to getting a massive reputation is ___, and my answer therein. I think many of us have at some point been dispirited, when an answer on an ...
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Reputation decreases without reason

For the past few days I have noticed that for no reason that my reputation is decreasing. I mean to say that when I am logging out one day, I see a certain reputation and when I log in the next day, I ...
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Does the mechanism for marking duplicates change when you reach 50k rep, and if so, can this be avoided?

I voted to close this question as a duplicate, and to my surprise it was immediately closed. The message in the yellow box lists only my name, which makes it sound like my own vote was the only one ...
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Puzzling Increase in Rep Points Today

Today, I gained +60 reputation points. The majority of these gains were from numerous questions/answers I wrote quite a while back. I did not have this type of gain in any day of the past few ...
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Few questions by medium and high reputation participants - EDITED: how to get more? [duplicate]

EDITED after the question was marked as a possible duplicate: I don't think that all items noted in the comments were part of answers before, not fully developed and explained, and which could be ...
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Why are up voting and down voting thresholds different?

To me down votes and up votes should be earned at the same time, but I want to know what the rationale behind them being different.