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Please lower the reputation requirement to participate on WB.SE Meta

This is a follow-up to the well-received discussion Should the rep requirement for Meta be lowered to 1? Currently users need 5 reputation to participate in Meta. The reason for this requirement, ...
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Delay in assigning reputation?

Is this normal? I normally see this once the 200 reputation cap is reached, not before.
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Why does the reputation system exist?

Why does the reputation system exist? Seriously, just why? I mean, there's the somewhat necessary thing about you can't do this until x amount of rep for the servers/software sake which I can ...
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List of privileges and their reputation caps

I couldn't figure out how to search this so: Is there a list of all the privileges and their reputation caps?
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What does it mean to have “user was removed” on my account?

Does that mean you are banned from the stack exchange site?
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Unexplained loss of reputation points

I appear to have lost 28 reputation points (at least according to my reputation summary screen) for a post that I deleted 2 days ago on 26/9/17 Earthborn Inferiority. The post received 3 up votes and ...
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Let's talk about the reputation limit

"You can earn a maximum of 200 reputation per day." Wait, what? On several days I've found myself surpassing 200 rep - I get more upvotes than that. Which brings me to these questions: Why is there ...
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Why is my score being capped at 194 (not 200) today?

https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/users/885/jdługosz?tab=reputation&sort=post&StartDate=2016-11-23%2022:56:03Z I see recent votes having no points, but the day’s score is 194, not 200. ...
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Strange rep cap behavior: how did I get 201 for the day?

How did I manage to get 201 points for the day just ended? The Rep panel just shows the last upvote with +1 after a long string of blanks since I had already reached the limit of 200. I have noticed ...
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Rep suddenly dropped

My rep has just dropped 40 points so I'm guessing one of my answers with some votes against it was deleted (or possibly a question I had an answer against?) Is there any way of finding out what this ...
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How can a total reputation be less than this year's reputation?

My next door neighbor pointed a couple anomalies out from the "reputation" section (or whatever it's called). It doesn't bother me, but it does look weird. Just curious, how can a total reputation ...
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Reputation required for posting answer?

I post frequently on other SE sites, and have been lurking here for some time. Finally, I came across a question which I felt like I could answer, so I logged in and saw that the question had been ...