Welcome to 'Know Your Site', an every Monday Worldbuilding trivia feature where I use the Stack Exchange Data Explorer and maybe some python parsing to find out interesting things about the site.

I will post a question on Monday, and people have until Thursday at noon to guess the answer! To be clear, using the Data Explorer to get the answer is cheating. If you use that to find the answer, feel good about your inherent superiority, but don't post it! Also, absolutely do not look at my Data Explorer profile, because that is definitely cheating.

After three consecutive weeks of having my question answered in about 30 minutes, you guys have forced me to take extreme measures. For this week's question, Who is the highest reputation user whose highest tag score is a a certain tag?

Difficultly worded question, so here are some examples. Who is the highest reputation user that has as their highest tag? How about for ? Looking at the list in order of reputation:

Name          Reality Check      Science Based
Cort Ammon             2526               1489
Thucydides             1592               1494
JDlugosz               1417               1675
Separatrix             1953               1236
Tim B                  1028               1906
Will                   1724               1897
HDE 226868              845               1402
kingledion             1841               2340

Cort Ammon has more rep in than any other tag, and is the highest rep user for which this is true, so Cort Ammon is the answer for . JDlugosz, Tim B, Will, HDE 226868 and kingledion all have more than any other tag; of these, JDlugosz has the highest rep, so he is the answer for , even though other users have a higher score for that tag. Make sense?

For these other tags, which user who has their highest tag score in each tag has the most overall reputation?

Important limitations

  • Ignore and . As far as I can tell, every user has one of those two a their top tag.

  • The user must have at least 10 not-closed answers in a certain tag to count. Thus, if you have 581 score from one post in computers, for example, you don't count. I made this limit because one-off answers with 100+ votes tend to skew things oddly.

  • Please post partial answers; you probably need it on this one :)

  • $\begingroup$ Why would we call them the "tag master", instead of saying whoever has the highest tag score for a given tag is a "tag master". $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 14, 2018 at 0:12
  • $\begingroup$ @PyRulez If you have a better suggestion, feel free to edit it in :) $\endgroup$
    – kingledion
    Commented Feb 14, 2018 at 1:50
  • $\begingroup$ Well, its kind of too late now, since people have already started answering. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 14, 2018 at 1:53

3 Answers 3

  • $\begingroup$ @kingledion That "10 post minimum" requirement is horrible... $\endgroup$
    – Secespitus
    Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 18:44
  • 2
    $\begingroup$ I just wanted the question to make it until tomorrow... $\endgroup$
    – kingledion
    Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 18:56
  • $\begingroup$ @kingledion We'll see about that :D $\endgroup$
    – Secespitus
    Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 18:58
  • $\begingroup$ Current score card is 1 blank, 2 known wrong (as stated in parenthesis) and six more still wrong. $\endgroup$
    – kingledion
    Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 22:52
  • $\begingroup$ I'm pretty sure I am the master of the Worldbuilding-process tag. $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Feb 7, 2018 at 15:33
  • $\begingroup$ Actually...I just realized I haven't cleaned it up in a while...time to go delete some tags. $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Feb 7, 2018 at 15:39
  • $\begingroup$ @James Your highest tag is "society", therefore you have to fight in the "society" group - you can't even be considered for worldbuilding-process $\endgroup$
    – Secespitus
    Commented Feb 7, 2018 at 16:27
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    $\begingroup$ I object! Mainly because I am not the winner in society. $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Feb 7, 2018 at 17:03

Secespitus's answer is good, but here are the corrections to his answer.

Maybe we'll go for a little bit easier next time....


for space-travel > MolbOrg


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