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  1. #1

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    Looks like rep ability is there, but the points don't show up

    I don't know if I am the only one having this problem. I gave reputation to some posters but their reputation points remained unchanged (they were not 0 to begin with, so they must have received the new rep points from somewhere). Could it be that whatever rep points I am giving don't show up, or right now the total is too low to make a noticeable difference when I do give rep?

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    Everyone was supposed to start with 10 so it does seem like people's reps are changing. Maybe it is that everyone's rep power is really low?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vash01 View Post
    or right now the total is too low to make a noticeable difference when I do give rep?
    this

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theatregirl1122 View Post
    Everyone was supposed to start with 10 so it does seem like people's reps are changing. Maybe it is that everyone's rep power is really low?
    Ooo. Look at miss three blobs......popular.

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    Why do the blobs not correspond with the rep power? I have the same rep power as Vash01 but two more blobs?

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    KWEEN 2016! YES WE KWAN!
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    rep power = A + B + C

    whereas:
    A = (Reputation Received on User CP page / 100)
    B = (# of posts / 1000)
    C = (# of years on FSU)

    Currently, for all of us, A < B and/or C, so B and/or C are the dominant variables in the rep power equation for all of us for now.

    A is the variable that was reset.

    The blobs correspond to the value of the Reputation Received on your User CP page and look to be 100 Reputation points Received per blob.

    Search for the original threads and/or FAQs about the rep feature for the full clarification.
    Last edited by UMBS Go Blue; 09-11-2012 at 10:14 PM.

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    Ooo. An answer that TG will like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sk8er1964 View Post
    Ooo. An answer that TG will like.


    Not kimkom....my eyes glazed over and I decided I really didn't need to know.

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    I guess I'm a born again reputation virgin who will never rep WHORE! Lolol!
    "I hit him with my shoes... if he had given me the medal like I told him to, I wouldn't have had to hit him!" -- 8-year-old Rhoda Penmark in "The Bad Seed"

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    Once you get past the virgin status, the rep levels bring back memories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UMBS Go Blue View Post
    rep power = A + B + C

    whereas:
    A = (Reputation Received on User CP page / 100)
    B = (# of posts / 1000)
    C = (# of years on FSU)

    Currently, for all of us, A < B and/or C, so B and/or C are the dominant variables in the rep power equation for all of us for now.

    A is the variable that was reset.

    The blobs correspond to the value of the Reputation Received on your User CP page and look to be 100 Reputation points Received per blob.

    Search for the original threads and/or FAQs about the rep feature for the full clarification.
    owww....

    head hurting....



    Quote Originally Posted by Theatregirl1122 View Post
    Why do the blobs not correspond with the rep power? I have the same rep power as Vash01 but two more blobs?
    Water rep?
    It's official. I am madly in love with Meryl Davis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theatregirl1122 View Post
    Why do the blobs not correspond with the rep power? I have the same rep power as Vash01 but two more blobs?
    Excellent question.

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    The blobs represent how much rep you've received. In the example above, it appears TG has received more rep than Vash, but because of the formula above, Vash either has posts or longevity to help make up the difference to equal the same rep power.
    Haunting the Princess of Pink since 20/07/11...

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    Argle-Bargle-ist
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    Anyone else think it funny that you get MORE power for being a blabbermouth?
    It's official. I am madly in love with Meryl Davis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterG View Post
    Anyone else think it funny that you get MORE power for being a blabbermouth?
    It's the *quality* of your blabber that counts with me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterG View Post
    Anyone else think it funny that you get MORE power for being a blabbermouth?
    You are funny. I better talk/post less.

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    Argle-Bargle-ist
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    Quote Originally Posted by LadyNit View Post
    It's the *quality* of your blabber that counts with me.
    ohmygoodness...I read that as blubber for a second...

    Quote Originally Posted by spikydurian View Post
    You are funny. I better talk/post less.
    Your post count is still in the triple digits, so do not fear. Oh wait...you only joined this year!!!

    It's official. I am madly in love with Meryl Davis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterG View Post
    Anyone else think it funny that you get MORE power for being a blabbermouth?
    And your point is????

    Haunting the Princess of Pink since 20/07/11...

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterG View Post
    ohmygoodness...I read that as blubber for a second...
    Oh..I read bladder instead.

    Your post count is still in the triple digits, so do not fear. Oh wait...you only joined this year!!!
    Not to worry, my posts are not of 'high quality bladder' ... needless to say I still use Pampers/Huggies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spikydurian View Post
    Oh..I read bladder instead.


    Not to worry, my posts are not of 'high quality bladder' ... needless to say I still use Pampers/Huggies.
    I just gave you some rep. Maybe that will help. I'm excited because I have three blobs now (the green things).
    Angie
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