Why does your rep power go down?

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  1. anotherlife
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    My rep power went down from 12 to 11 today. How is this possible?
     
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    someone gave you a negative rep.
     
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    So basically the rep system is just a glorified popularity contest?
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    After reading the explanations, I think it is a very nice and fun popularity game, but not completely, because it correlates with how long you have been here and how fast you stop talking to people who give you negative reps without comments.
     
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    Post often, and be nice to people, and you will gain more positive rep. :)
     
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    Lumpy 1 Diamond Member Supporting Member

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    A welcome rep for you.. but

    Some members give negs even for a respectful conservative point of view, you'll just have to get used to it..


    When I started it took me over 6 weeks just to get to zero...:lol:

    ( a coven of witches, as I recall)


    ..and I'm a nice, respectful sorta Guy.. well, mostly anyway...
     
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    Just be yourself and do not sweat the rep stuff. Honesty and integrity in your posts will insure that have a nice journey at USMB . Post accurately with sources and you will find that the respect you garner is far more satisfying than winning a popularity contest.
     
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    Your REP goes up if you donate to the Site. :D
     
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    If your rep goes down do you get a refund?...:tongue:
     

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