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Privileges are abilities to do and see more on the site that you earn with increased reputation.

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Increasing reputation needed for creating tags?

At present, the reputation threshold for creating new tags is at 300, making this accessible for relatively new and inexperienced users. A lot of new tags created now (2022) are unnecessary, or simply ...
kjetil b halvorsen's user avatar
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Are privileges lost if reputations fall (below threshold) because of awarding bounty?

Since privileges are obtained after crossing respective thresholds, I was wondering do they also get taken away if reputations fall back, especially after awarding bounty, to a level below the ...
Dayne's user avatar
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Can we somehow fast-track the achievements that are necessary to get particular people more administrative rights?

A gold tag badge requires 1000 votes in at least 200 posts. Could we not fast-track the rights that relate to such badges? The current rate at which people (especially non-moderators) acquire these ...
Sextus Empiricus's user avatar
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1 answer
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How come I can see the reputation history of other users?

If I go to some other user's profile and look at the Activity tab, then reputation tab, I can see the history of her/his ...
DeltaIV's user avatar
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I have 50 rep. Why can I not start a bounty?

The help center explains that the minimum offer for a bounty is 50 reputation. I have enough repuation to do so now, but I do not see a link to start a bounty under any question, no matter how old. ...
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Can moderators close questions without having the required number of votes?

I know that members with high reputations can get involve in moderator activities. For example, I have recently started to review and vote on posts that have been put into the review queue. I have ...
Michael R. Chernick's user avatar
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1 answer
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Is it possible for an OP with less than 2k reputation points to approve, reject or improve edits?

Looking at the review section on Cross Validated I realised that two OPs, each with reputation 1, reviewed Suggested Edit. How is that possible? EDIT: I'm attaching a picture taken today h. 10:21 a....
utobi's user avatar
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Bad behaviour from a moderator has a negative impact on the community

Moderator behavior is a very crucial point for a community. This means that such people have to be evaluated in a very strict manner. All the time. Otherwise they tend to derange and misuse their ...
nali's user avatar
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Is there a reputation threshold for including pictures in questions (and answers)?

I am currently interacting with a new user who has a question I think is interesting. To move the discussion forward, he really needs to show a picture. Unfortunately, he can't do that yet. Somewhat ...
Stephan Kolassa's user avatar