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why does area51 tell me I have 51 points of reputation, and then tell me I have 1 reputation?

I received 1 points for joining and 50 points for registering my email, but I still can't post. 51 points show up in the top bar on the main page, but when I go to post, the top bar says I only have ...
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Incorrect text when voting to reopen a question

I'm voting to reopen a question, and getting the text: Nominate this proposal for reopening? This is incorrect. It should be: Nomitate this question for reopening?
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Civic Duty badge isn't awarding

I passed 300 votes cast a few days ago, and the Civic Duty badge hasn't been awarded yet. Is there some sort of bug in the process that generates this badge? It just says voted 300 or more times, ...
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The reputation of this user is wrongly calculated

On the page for the English Language Learners proposal, the reputation of Mark Robinson is wrong. The reputation for Stack Overflow is added twice: once as 1444, and once as 1090. The ...
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Vote tally oddity

If I click on the current votes for a question, to show the up/down vote tallies: Then casting a vote, either up or down, hides the up/down tallies, and the result is inflated greatly: Additionally, ...
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So, uh, why did my rep just vanish?

It seems like ~120 rep just disappeared off of my account for no reason with no record or log. It doesn't appear to be linked to any recent proposal or question deletions, so I'm not sure why so much ...
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reputation decreased while reputation history only shows positive reputation. What happened.

Yesterday I had 590 reputation today i log in and I view my reputation the only reputation change is an upvote on a question. Yesterday the only reputation change is also an upvote. Yet my reputation ...
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user name info in header is buggy

I've noticed that where it shows your username and badges at the top of the top is a bit buggy. Depending on the way you trail through the site, it will change to an older version of your reputation ...
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Area 51 unpredicatble today?

Proposal: Tridion Even when I am logged in, the site redirects me to login again while voting up. Also I was uncommitted from the proposal automatically. I can see the commitments going down to 214 ...
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Bug - Clicking on user feed results in page not found

Steps to reproduce the error: Navigated to Area 51 (http://area51.stackexchange.com/) Logged in. Clicked on my username. Scrolled to bottom of the page and clicked on the "User feed" RSS button /link....
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Share Button Open in New Window?

When clicking the Google+, Facebook, and Twitter share buttons for a proposal, the link follows in the same tab, so I have to go back to get to the proposal. This is most annoying with Facebook as ...
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Missing creator on Islam proposal

The Islam proposal is about to go live, but the creator of the proposal is missing! Perhaps the user who proposed Islam no longer has an account, but shouldn't it show something a bit more... ...
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Why am I losing reputation from recalculating?

A few minutes ago, I had 252 rep. I recently discovered the recalc page. I clicked the recalc button, and now I am down to 187. Why would I end up losing rep from recalculating? Is there any way to ...
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Usablity of flag message “possible duplicate of ”

Any reason why the "possible duplicate of" flag message that's added when a user flags a proposal links to a user profile, instead of a stub on meta that's posted by that user stating why they believe ...
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Minor inconsistency in Area 51 beta stats display

There is a minor inconsistency in the beta stats display on Area 51: It says it's 90% answered, and you need 90% for a healthy beta, but it does not display "Excellent" indicating it's a healthy beta ...
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Inconsistent vote requirement info for definition phase in Area 51 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When/why did the # of questions required to get out of Definition increase to 40? FAQ inaccurate In the Area 51 FAQ it says this about the definition phase: The goal is to ...
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Long proposal text overflows on top of the “Create Your Proposal” button

When you type in a description that is within the character limit, but still a little long, the text appears to overflow onto the top of the button below it and the image to the right.
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Reputation for some committers is incorrect

I've noticed that a few users are displayed as having 151 reputation here, even though they have much more network-wide if you check their profiles. One example from the Chemistry proposal is the ...
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Strange text when I share an Area 51 site on Facebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sharing on Facebook adds wrong description I'm about to share the NYC site on facebook and I get this strange text when I share the site: New York - Area 51 - Stack ...
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Badge count on Discuss.Area51 is hard to read

The contrast for the badge count is really low, the text color should really be the same color it is on the main site (which is also the same color as the Rep count in the image).
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Why is Gavin listed twice on the “Top Beta Users” list?

The Top Beta Users List shows gavinandresen twice. Is this a bug?
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Why didn't I get my reputation for following through on a commitment?

I didn't get any reputation for recently following through on the smugmug site. Why?
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User/“Followed” doesn't show proposals beyond commit stage

Projects you followed (but not committed to) disappear from your user page once they pass the commit stage. I don't understand why this happens: it would make much more sense if you still had them in ...
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There seems to be no limit on the number of downvotes one can make on a proposals's questions

Users can only upvote five questions per proposal on Area 51, as is well known. It is probably less well known that you don't have to have followed a proposal to upvote or even propose questions. ...
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Shouldn't Filibuster say “vote to delete a proposal”?

This badge seems to be awarded when you vote to delete a proposal, yet it says: First vote to delete a question. Maybe this should be corrected?
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The off-line page for discussion.area51.stackexchange.com is the one used for beta sites

A few minutes ago, this very site was reported to be off-line, for me. The off-line page I saw was the same one you see on beta sites.
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Area 51 “Days in Beta” count is incorrect [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dates on the private beta On the Area 51 page for LEGO Answers, the Days in Beta count is currently 57: However, on my profile, I've been on the site for 59 days (i.e. since ...
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Uncommit didn't work

I uncommitted from Biology but got invited to the private beta anyway. And now it appears under "current commitments" in my user info, even though it disappeared from there when I uncommitted What's ...
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Sharing on Facebook adds wrong description

When I share a link to my proposal it grabs the wrong "text" to share in the description box. Recommend that Area 51 use the Facebook Open Graph tags og:description or at least the <meta> ...
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Wrong reputation value displayed for committed users on Area 51

On the Biology proposal on Area 51 I noticed two recently committed users with exactly 151 reputation. This is a bit unusual, as when you have enough reputation to get the account association bonus ...
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The Area 51 Discussion users profile page has a bounties tab?

I noticed that the user profile page has a bounties tab with a link to the area51 faq (which does not mention bounties). I suspect the bounties tab is not supposed to be there.
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Shouldn't be phase changed automatically? [closed]

Proposal: Home Theater I'm not sure if this is bug, but shouldn't it move to the next phase automatically?
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Invitation email has extra period at end of proposal description

When you "share" a proposal with someone via the email link, the body of the email says something like: I'm hoping that a site for professors, theologians, and those interested in exegetical ...
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Overly optimistic beta progress indicator

When a site's private beta lasts longer than the default 7 days, the progress indicator on the beta tab incorrectly reads “public beta”.
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I think the search function needs some work

I just made the proposal Networking (which was closed as a duplicate). However, before i created it i did a search for network, networks, and networking, and didn't find anything. However, a ...
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Why isn't email validation working when I try to start a new site?

I'm here: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/create?category=technology I See: We sent an email to your email address Jan 25 at 20:29 (re-send) I Click: error: email verification was not sent ...
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My user profile is not copied on Area 51

I changed my user profile on an SE site, but it is not copied on my user profile on Area 51, even thought I clicked on "Copy English Language and Usage Profile To Related Accounts." It seems a problem ...