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How to know what last affected my reputation?

Seems like I should be able to figure this out on my own ... yet here I am :) Example, I returned from lunch to find my reputation went up 35 points. Cool! However, I'd like to know specifically ...
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How do you flag/upvote comments on election material?

I'd think you couldn't but there is an upvoted comment by @Emrakul on @WaxEagle's nomination post. Is there a place other than the nomination screen where you're supposed to look at these? Will it ...
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The 'creating meaningful relationships' question was reopened and cleaned up too soon

I'm referring to this question: How to create meaningful relationships with NPCs The question's been mod-reopened from its unclear state already, and all comments deleted. I have no idea what has ...
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Mouseover text for community promotion ad says 2012

The advert for Community promotion ad says 2012 in its mouseover text, but the graphic links you to a 2013 site. Blah blah attention to detail yada yada? Obligatory:
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What is this thing? [duplicate]

While reading the answers to this question, I noticed this thing: Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources ...
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Blood and Smoke to Vampire the Requiem 2e [duplicate]

This is a follow up to this Please synomise (or delete) [blood-and-smoke] with [vampire-the-requiem-2e] can we please ,migrate synomise the blood-and-smoke to (I believe that's the tag suggested by ...
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Why was I downvoted?

In this question, I was downvoted a lot. As far as I am aware, I did not do anything wrong. Can someone please explain to me why I was downvoted?
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Why is there a malus on downvoting?

If I upvote someone, it doesn't cost me anything, but if I downvote it costs rep and provides a disincentive to do so. Downvoting is treated also as a personal attack, and there is a general attitude ...
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Is there any kind of notification mechanism to let me know when my comments are deleted?

I've left a comment to this question: How to deal with players rejecting the question premise The question had zero comments at the moment. Now it has zero comments as well. Was my comment deleted? ...
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Can the moderators delete comments on an answer?

The question "Can a character elect to be considered "running" or "sprinting" even if they don't exceed their walk rate?" has an accepted answer. Another user disagrees with ...
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How do I stop getting notifications from this stack exchange?

I'll spare you all the rant but I don't like this stack exchange anymore and haven't for several years. The obvious solution was to stop reading it. But I do use other stack exchanges. And sometimes ...
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The nested list formatting doesn't seem to work and isn't part of the official documentation

Official documentation here I'm not sure how to make nested lists work. It looks like the provided syntax shouldn't work, because it conflicts with code-spans (also signaled by 4 space indenting). ...
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Vanished comment - how do I find out what happened?

I thought left a lengthy comment under an answer to this question: Without a magic item economy, what is gold for? Which now seems to have vanished. There's no record of my either posting it (or a ...
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“A certain thread back in June”

First off, sorry, this is more of a direct question for the mods than meta, but I don't know how else to reach them. I recently conversed with Stack Overflow employees about a suspension last year on ...
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Are deleted questions visible?

Title kind of says it all. There was a question I recall a from a few days ago that I'd commented on, but I can't seem to find it so it was likely deleted. To clarify from a similar question, the ...
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If a question has one tag that I've watched and another tag that I've ignored, how is it displayed?

If there is a question with multiple tags, of which I am ignoring one (should be faded) and watching another (should be made more visible), how will it be displayed for me? What if I am hiding ignored ...
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Reputation breakdown

Is there a way to see how much of your reputation has been earned from the various activities? So its broken down into the points for what you have asked, what you have answered, and the other ways ...
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Tag Request: creature-size

As I don't have enough rep to create tags yet, I'd like to request that 'creature-size' be added as a new tag. A question that would have used it: What are the advantages and disadvantages of ...
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Which “dozen line graphs” can the mods see?

According to a post by mxyzplk, mods can see "a dozen line graphs", from which the high-rep users can only see 3 and others can see none. What are all those graphs (the 9 and the 3)? Why is this ...
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What is on topic for Role-playing Meta Stack Exchange

There doesn't seem to be any location to find this information, and I have a few questions that don't fit with many of the current meta questions.
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How can I mark an answer as a community wiki?

A comment to this question mentions "community wiki": You could always self answer and mark as a community wiki so people can just expand on it as more are found Being a member for (almost)...
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Can these 3 locked questions be unprotected?

There are 3 questions that are currently locked. However before they were locked they were protected, causing them to show up in the protected question list. Since users cannot answer locked questions,...
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Problem with Accounts. Please Advise

I am actually Ruut. However... That e-mail account was hacked by someone from China (literally) that I used to log-in with that account; I made a new account just so I could ask new questions (as ...
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What are the criteria for the “Curious” Badge?

The "Curious" Badge is awarded when you "ask a good question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record." What is meant by "good question" in this? It's not the score of 25 required ...
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How do you 25 point bounty?

This... has a 25 point bounty? What's up with that? Is that a thing? If it is a thing, how do I do it? Bountying seems to start at 50 if I approach it the normal way.
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Tag fix request: [mastersummoner] to [master-summoner]

This question has the tag mastersummoner, which should be master-summoner per the guidelines that spaces should appears as dashes in tag names. Seems stupid to ask a mod for something so simple, but ...
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Contacting a user

I wanted to make a comment on a question, but I don't have enough rep to make a comment but what I want to say is not an answer to the question. So how can I go about getting my comment to the person ...
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Should “corrective action” votes disappear when they expire?

By "corrective action", I mean close/delete/undelete or any other type of vote that may change a post's good-standing status. Refer to this thread, but I'm sure there's more like it. The thread ...
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Forking a question, because answers pre and post edit are significantly different.

Query for a mod: How can DMs effectively telegraph specific dangers in D&D? is no longer relevant as an answer for the edited question, but as many of the answers are answering the "tone" question ...
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Why doesn't my curious badge count all my well received questions?

After reading this Meta.SE post and reviewing this question and answer I can't seem to work out why the progress noted for my 'curious' badge is only 2/5 instead of 3/5. I don't have a positive ...
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what's up with comments being moved to chat for this question?

On this question: What happens to a Ghost when the Possessed creature polymorphs?, the top-voted answer has several warts: it cites multiple contradictory rulings without a clear way to reconcile them,...
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Can we dupe this question about Pathfinder half-humans the other way?

The question in question is To what extent are half-breeds treated as humans? I agree with KRyan that the older question(s), while duplicate, is/are not written or supported nearly as well as the new ...
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Meta questions not editable?

The Edit link for Meta questions is grayed out and not clickable. Is this related to a Reputation level? For reference, I only wanted to add a missing tag. EDIT: Examples of questions with that issue:...
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How can I sort my posts by “Last Time Edited”?

I got my second Yearling badge a few weeks ago. I've learned a lot about RPGs during my time here, I've also learned a lot about the StackExchange culture, which took a good bit of time to get a grasp ...
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How can I find my deleted questions?

There are badges that require a "positive question record", and this post gives the following way of calculating whether you have such a record. ...
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Is there any way to just get rid of the RPG profile without the others?

I'm really frustrated, and a bit stuck. At the end of the day, posting on the RPG stack only ends up in aggravation. Can anyone tell me how to delete just the RPG profile without effecting the Stack ...
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Please synomise (or delete) [blood-and-smoke] with [vampire-the-requiem-2e]

The book/line nWoD: Blood and Smoke a styx chronicle is set to recieve a new name and cover (and no other major changed), and be rerelease as Vampire the Requiem 2nd edition The only user of vtr-...
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User delete policy? Re: Baelnorn [aka Damnit-just delete me already]

RE: https://rpg.stackexchange.com/users/660/damnit-just-delete-me-already What's the story? Can't someone delete their account?
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Where is the link to get from the new chat page back to meta/parent site?

I clicked over to the new third place from the banner on the parent site (which is cool btw). But I couldn't find a link back to either meta or RPG.se itself. There was a logo in the upper left that ...
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What is the [dnd-miniatures] tag for, and can we give it a tag wiki / revise its usage?

We have a dnd-miniatures tag on main site which has 8 questions and no tag wiki, and I'm not sure what to add for one, nor what this tag gets used for exactly. There seems to be a D&D Miniatures ...
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Retag [sr4.matrix] to [sr4-matrix]

Can we make sr4.matrix a synonym of sr4-matrix, creating the latter in the process? (Or just retag all the sr4.matrix questions) The former doesn't follow our tag convention. There is no reason it ...
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Do you lose reputation when a post is deleted?

I'm just wondering if you lose reputation when a post that you contribute to is deleted. Example: If you were to edit a question and that question gets deleted would you lose the 2 rep that you ...
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Do I have a setting wrong? I can't see what I am editing

Ever since I joined the SE system, when I am editing an answer or a question I can see how it looks before I hit "submit" or accept the edit. I have found, this morning, that I have to submit the ...
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Where do our example tags come from?

So, we have two kinds of example tags, from what I can see. The first is when you ask a new question, before tags are entered, three are provided as suggestions. For example, today it says (for me) "...
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Editing a question to include linebreaks not possible due to “6 non-space characters minimum”

So this question needs editing; the author didn't realise (I assume) that linebreaks need to be inserted by using a 'double-space'. But editing the question to simply add the linebreaks and make the ...
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See non-featured questions for a tag

When I search for questions with a given tag by entering, for instance: [gurps] into the search bar, or by clicking a tag like gurps, I invariably end up on a page telling me there are no featured ...
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why does the site say an existing tag can't be created with this low a reputation?

for my first question i tried tagging it nwod (for new world of darkness) and changeling. The system tutut-ed at me saying that ...
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How do I privately ping someone? [duplicate]

I recently received a couple of relatively large bounties from fellow members of this Stack, and I've not known how to thank them for their generosity. I know we don't have a private message feature ...
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Why do some feeds not work in chat?

I've been trying to add the RPG Bloggers Network RSS feed to the chat, and just can't make it work. It's a feedburner feed, and we have one of those working for Gnome Stew. I've tried playing with ...
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Why is “http://dnd.arkalseif.info” blacklisted?

The subject web-site is black-listed, which disallows me to save an edit of one of my answers that links to the said web-site. What issues does it have? Should I delete the link from my answer even if ...

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