So now StackExchange thinks questions are worth +10 rep again. Here is a comment where a StackOverflow user noticed their rep jump by ~6k.

Just now I was presented with a banner announcing this change (and on more than one SE site).

SE banner announcement of reputation recalculation

Do we know when this rep recalculation will hit MathOverflow?

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    $\begingroup$ I came here specifically to ask the same question! $\endgroup$ – Stanley Yao Xiao Nov 13 at 20:34
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    $\begingroup$ It already did, didn’t it? $\endgroup$ – Emil Jeřábek supports Monica Nov 13 at 20:48
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    $\begingroup$ It seems to have already hit me. I must confess that for silly reasons I'd been looking forward to 20k, and aiming to get onto page 3 of the all-time leaderboard, but ... not like this. $\endgroup$ – Yemon Choi Nov 13 at 21:23
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    $\begingroup$ congratulations to Joseph O'Rourke, who gained a staggering 40.000 rep. points! $\endgroup$ – Carlo Beenakker Nov 13 at 21:24
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    $\begingroup$ (Anyone else kind of feel that answers are worth more than questions, when it comes to MO? Not that I would push very strongly for this, but the tone/claims in stackoverflow.blog/2019/11/13/… grate slightly) $\endgroup$ – Yemon Choi Nov 13 at 21:25
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    $\begingroup$ @YemonChoi to my mind, I'm just getting back all the rep "they" took from me when the first change happened, and happy to be getting back the tools I lost at that time. $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Nov 13 at 21:38
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    $\begingroup$ @CarloBeenakker: That's because I've asked 640 questions. :-) $\endgroup$ – Joseph O'Rourke Nov 14 at 0:34
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    $\begingroup$ This resolved the highest voted answer here: Big list of feature requests and suggestions for a fantasy MO 3.0. (Most likely unintentionally.) $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Nov 14 at 5:46

The recalculation is being processed in parallel across the entire network. Since it's run per user, some users on a site might get the change before others. We also had technical difficulties that have slowed the process down a bit. Hopefully it will be done for everyone across the network in a few hours. (Hopefully not days, but I can't rule that out at the moment.)

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    $\begingroup$ OK, thanks. I imagined that processing time could have been a factor. But it also crossed my mind that MO's ... special relationship with SE could have also impacted things. $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Nov 13 at 21:37
  • $\begingroup$ And it just hit me! (on main, but not meta, it seems) $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Nov 13 at 21:40
  • $\begingroup$ @David, there's no such thing as points on meta, right? $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Nov 13 at 22:19
  • $\begingroup$ @GerryMyerson It takes a while to sync. Get upvoted or something to fix it. $\endgroup$ – wizzwizz4 Nov 13 at 22:20
  • $\begingroup$ @wizz I don't know what you're talking about. I took David's comment to mean that he didn't see his numbers on meta increase, which puzzled me, because there aren't any numbers on meta, whether something is in sync or not. I don't know what there is to fix. $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Nov 13 at 22:24
  • $\begingroup$ @GerryMyerson The numbers are the same, but they're stored in separate databases, meaning one is copied to the other. Triggering another change should cause another copy. $\endgroup$ – wizzwizz4 Nov 13 at 22:26
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    $\begingroup$ @GerryMyerson The little status bar on meta with my profile button had the old rep, while the analogous button on main had my new rep. It's now synced. $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Nov 13 at 22:33
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    $\begingroup$ Since the fact that it takes some time for the reputation shown on meta to sync with the reputation on the main site, I'll add that according to the help center it is synchronized hourly: mathoverflow.net/help/whats-meta See also: Reputation is causing confusion on Meta Stack Exchange sites and How long is the time of the transfer of the reputation value from the main to the meta site? $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Nov 14 at 5:53

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