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They offered almost 4000 reputation in bounties so far this year: https://mathoverflow.net/users/8133/noah-schweber?tab=bounties Note that the -4827 is the decrease in rank, not in reputation, that's 'only' -129.


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The criteria are described exactly in What are the details on the "candidate score" which shows during an election?. Moreover, What would my Election Candidate score be? includes a link to a SEDE query that lets one compute their candidate score.


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This is a genuinely tricky question. I incline toward agreeing with the policy that while we can try to keep problems off the site while applications are open, we can't be expected to play whack-a-mole forever. This question from 3 years ago: Set of rational numbers generated by some rules was flagged as a PROMYS problem. My personal feeling was that this ...


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That's a community wiki answer, and you don't get any reputation for upvotes on them (nor do you lose any from downvotes). The idea behind this is that they're easy to edit (for everybody with at least 100 reputation) and are a collaborative effort, and therefore do not confer reputation. Since at the moment it's 100% your work, this might not be fair, but ...


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This is a meta-answer, rather than an answer, but I post it here since there is no meta-meta-mathoverflow. I am not hostile to the proposition per se, but the problem is, why change mathoverflow, if we don't like how it works? Why not create a new, independent, math forum, with a completely different form, spirit, and set of features? The web is still mostly ...


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It depends on where you're looking, but in general, the visibility is only determined by the timestamp (either of the last activity, or of the moment the question was created). However, on the homepage, questions with a score of -4 and lower are hidden. In any case, reputation doesn't matter; Stack Exchange is all about the content, not the person who wrote ...


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