When looking at my profile in other sites I noticed that my reputation score had an extra ten reputation to what my profile here says. Why does this occur and is there a way to fix it? I also looked at it when logged out and still had the same issue. The other accounts also display fine here.

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  • What do you mean "other sites"? Can you give an example of what you expect and what you're actually seeing? – mattdm Aug 7 '12 at 20:07
  • @mattdm Other sites in the SE network and when I expect to see 114 as my reputation score I see 124. – damned truths Aug 8 '12 at 5:48

The accounts are stored in a denormalized place on our network, meaning they're a slightly outdated copy at times. In addition to this by-nature lag, there were cases where updates just didn't happen reliably. A few months ago we put in a system that will notice these discrepancies and fix the denormalized store so the issue corrects itself on-view.

You shouldn't see these types of differences anymore, if you do they'll be gone within 10 minutes (the cache duration).

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You actually have multiple accounts for each site within the stack exchange network, and each one has it's own reputation score.

The accounts are linked though, and you get a small reputation bonus for linking your account, so you start higher.

You also have a network account which you can link to on your user page.

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  • Thanks for your answer, it appears to be alright now. – damned truths Aug 8 '12 at 13:40

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