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Why did I get 20 reputation without any upvote or bookmark?

I had got 20 reputation for this question. But, I wonder how I got reputation from that question because, that question claims that no one had upvoted neither downvoted. Even, no one had bookmarked it....
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Question appearing blurred (less visible). Any explanation?

Please, find a screenshot of my PhysSE homepage. Is there any explanation why that question would appear semi-visible?
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Unable to add the [classical-electrodynamics] tag

Resource reference for Induction due to Time Varying Magnetic Fields (TVMF) I asked this question 5 minutes before posting it here. I have tried to add the tag classical-electrodynamics but it just ...
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How do tags get associated badges?

I have a general question about how topic tags become associated with a vote-based badge. For instance, if I receive 100 upvotes on answers for at least 20 non-community wiki answers with the ...
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Stop killing suggested edits in the name of "conflicted with a subsequent edit"

I saw this and thought to edit it by adding a blockquote, do some MathJax formatting and editing tags. And so I devoted 7 minutes (on a mobile device), trying to make StackExchange a better place. And ...
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My quarter reputation is more than my total reputation!

What is this? Is this some sort of wizardry? Or is the server bad at counting? Jokes apart! Why is my quarter rep more than my total rep?
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Downvoting costs one reputation point

Today I downvoted an answer and flagged it, too. Now I get negative scores. Presumably, because I wrote a comment on a bad answer, which is downvoted by others too. Although, I do not care too much ...
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Strange account suspension date

I happened to notice an account (link removed) shown as suspended until the nonsensical date of “Mar 18 '92 at 16:28“? I am not asking why the account is suspended, but why the “until” date is 27 ...
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Why it doesn't show correctly when someone was online?

Whenever I click on Anyone's profile to check if available(online) or even my profile,it doesn't show correctly. When I click on my profile it should show online, but it just show last seen a random ...
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Why is the 'physics' tag not allowed?

Why is the 'physics' tag not allowed? Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: The 'physics' tag is not allowed. Creating the new tag 'physics' requires at least 1000 reputation. Try ...
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Reputation not adding up? [duplicate]

According to the achievements tab as of right now I have gained 20 points and lost 2, yet my reputation on physics stackexchange shows as 19 and here it shows as 21. Is this a glitch? EDIT: after I ...
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Differences in displayed order of answers

The order of display of answers to my question (and completeness of that record) is different when I (1) click on the question or (2) reload the page via the browser "Reload current page" icon. (Note ...
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A greyed answer

I recently came across Solving the problem. Although the user who posted a completely off topic post about cooking, which garnered 6 down-votes in 5 seconds has removed it. However, I noticed that ...
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Chat does not support LaTeX input

The chat does not show LaTeX, not even in the comments which were moved to chat and had working LaTeX in the comments section.
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Unanswered question tab

Unanswered question have answers in physics.se . Is it a bug or unaccepted answers also show up in this section?
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Is there some kind of bug preventing me from receiving the "Curious" badge?

According to this I have 17/5 for the Curious badge. So I have effectively 'earned' this badge more than 3 times over. So why haven't I received it yet? I have maintained a positive question record so ...
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Why can't I set a bounty on my question that I've answered myself?

My reputation is 76 and therefore I'm eligible for setting bounties, I can set a bounty for eligible questions and even on my own previous eligible questions, but when I want to set a bounty on my own ...
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Mistaken block on asking questions

The site says we are no longer accepting questions from this account when I try to submit a question in physics section. I don't even have a bad reputation. All I asked was one single question which ...
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Why don't close-vote counts agree with the number of close votes on review pages?

The process of closure of this question of mine has been started. As you can see in the figure below, the number of close votes is 3. (the picture has been taken at 18, July, 2016, 06:00 UTC) But ...
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Why can't a question be deleted with answers which are not upvoted or accepted?

If you want to delete a question with an answer, you have an option to delete that question. But when you have made that option to delete the question it seems not possible. Is that a mistake of this ...
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Why is my question not appearing in the unanswered questions list?

I recently asked this question on Physics SE: Is there an underlying physical reason why the Coriolis force is similar to the magnetic component of the Lorentz force? Although I didn't accept any of ...
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Bug in closing as duplicate?

If you have a gold badge in a tag then you can immediately close as a duplicate any question that has that tag. So for example I have a gold badge in [general-relativity] and [newtonian-mechanics] and ...
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Bug in the daily rep limit code?

Earlier today I downvoted an answer, then after the OP had edited it I retracted my downvote. In between I had hit the daily rep limit of 215 (including one accept) and now after retracting my ...
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Message incorrectly claims I need 10 reputation points to answer, when I already have 10 points [duplicate]

I recently wanted to post an answer to this question: Is it possible to build a thermoelectric nuclear power plant? However, at the bottom of the page, I saw the following notice: Thank you for ...
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New image dropper is not working

The new imgur-based image dropper is not working. The image URL works (http://i.stack.imgur.com/6tI9Q.jpg), but the embedded link does not. See my post: Advantages of a deadblow hammer?
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Why is question-migration limited?

When a question is asked on the wrong site, it can be migrated to another site via the flagging function. Why is this migration limited to only a few sites? It should rather be a list of all sites to ...
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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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I'm a time traveller! You are too!

I've just earned the Solstice hat! Huzzah! And I see that several others have earned it as well. Now as far as I know from reading its requirement, that hat is earned by posting a comment on 12/21. ...
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Old-ish first post showed up in review queue

I was just checking the First Posts review queue, and I found this post: https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/146862/many-body-quantum-rotors# Strange that it should be there, given that it's ...
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After Down Vote, my reputation gets less

Why is that when I down vote a post then 2 of my reputation gets deducted?
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The site toolbar looks broken in Chrome. How can I fix it?

Since earlier this month, the main toolbar of the site (with links to Questions, Tags, Users, Badges, Unanswered and Ask Question) has changed, distinctly for the worse: The font looks blocky and ...
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Why is Luboš Motl's reputation stuck at 99,996?

I up-voted a Luboš Motl answer and thought I might be the first to humbly see his score the first to tick over past 100K. But it seems to be stuck on 99,996. Is there a reason for this? Maybe the ...
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Odd rep cap behavior?

Noticed a bit of strange behavior around the rep cap yesterday. I had an answer to a hot network question that got a bunch of upvotes, so I hit the cap [+200], then some more upvotes [still +200], ...
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How long the pregnancy to produce a "Curious" badge?

I just got the following achievement: You've earned the "Curious" badge (Asked a good question on 5 separate days, and maintains a positive question record.). It is indeed curious, and I am ...
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The change to the taskbar is massively annoying

I mean this change: Specifically the number in the orange square, which is related in some vague to the number of posts that have needed review in the last day or so. When it shows "20" this implies ...
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Why can't I vote to migrate this question?

I was thinking of migrating this question: https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/81842/. But the migrate option doesn't appear. Is this a bug?
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Reputation display

I just got an announcement that by getting 2000 rep, I can edit questions and answers without review. The title bar shows my rep as 1990. I clicked on my icon in the title bar to see if that would ...
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Is it possible to edit a question if you've already approved someone else's edit?

The following thing has happened to me a couple of times recently: I come across a question that looks good but has a few minor errors. Someone has suggested an edit which address some of them, so I ...
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Suggested edits on meta?

When I check this page, it says that there' is a suggested edit queue. But aren't suggested edits disallowed on meta? Where did this come from? Is it outdated?.
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Disappearing comments

I noticed some of my comments disappearing without me triggering this (at least not that I am aware of). Example: placed a comment in reaction to this question. It's now gone. Anyone an idea what is ...
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Bug with voting up and then down

I voted post up it became +3 then i changed my mind and decided to remove my vote -- it became 1. Please fix it. Thanks.
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No *reputation* from upvotes - is this a bug?

I recently answered a question with a bounty Floating a ping pong ball in the air just using a pen!, received 4 upvotes, and was awarded the bounty; I got +150 karma from the bounty as usual, but have ...
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How can I get my answer undeleted

I do not know how I am supposed to do this. According to the help system,How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for ...
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why aren't the points added up

I have 33 points in physics SE. Not much but enough to make upvotes. I recently had a question on chemistry SE. What I found that Points don't add up between the two sites so I can't upvote. But as ...
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Germanic use of hyphens

Is there any way to get rid of the hyphens in the tags? If it is impossible to have spaces, could we not at least have the traditional underscores? This use of hyphens is a violation of modern English ...
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Deleting an upvoted comment

I'm trying to flag a comment for removal on my answer to this question. The comment (made by Anna V) is obsolete, because I successfully managed to flag the other comments on the thread (the thread ...
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This is Quite Strange!

My last posting relating to the finite/infinite content of the universe has been deleted without informing me.At least I can't find it.Its not there on the user page also.My current posting ...
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Inconsistancy between Meta and Main reputation

I just noticed that my reputation in "Physics Meta" is differs from "Physics" (slightly lower) is this a bug or I missing something?
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why when I am logged in I cannot go to "all questions"

When I try to get "All Questions" at https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions I get only the ones with a bonus flag. I use firefox and am logged in. With Chrome and IE not logged in the same link ...
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The main page acting strange and inconsistently

Right now (May 4th '12 20:58 UTC), the main page either remains as I first opened it or continues to 'update' with tens of questions each second coming to the top of the list. Once I refresh, it's ...