Lots of you might be wondering: what are the dots under you avatar? The dots are to show your reputation level, and when you hover your mouse over them, you will see what is you current reputation level.
What is user reputation
User reputation system provides a way of rating users based on the quality of their posts. Users can add or subtract reputation points from other users by clicking the reputation link
in their posts.
How do I know how many reputation points I have?
Just click this icon
under your avatar
How do I know when someone has left me reputation?
Click on usercp, you'll see a list of reputations given (if any), green dot meaning that you got positive reputation and purple dot meaning that you got negative reputation. If the dot is yellow, that means that that user who left you the reputation doesn't have any reputation power (his reputation points is 0 or negative). When you click on the thread name, you'll see from which post other users have left you the reputation.
What is reputation level?
RA reputation level is a way to label a user depending on their reputation points. Below is a list of reputation points and their levels:
-200 = User is infamous around these parts
-100 = User can only hope to improve
-50 = User has a little shameless behaviour in the past
0 = User is an unknown quantity at this point
10 = User is on a distinguished road
100 = User will become famous soon enough
200 = User has a spectacular aura about
300 = User is a jewel in the rough
400 = User is just really nice
500 = User is a glorious beacon of light
600 = User is a name known to all
700 = User is a splendid one to behold
800 = User has much to be proud of
900 = User has a brilliant future
1000 = User has a reputation beyond repute
* Please note that this reputation may change from time to time
Register Date Factor
For every 50 number of days, users gain 1 point of reputation-altering power.
Post Count Factor
For every 50 number of posts, users gain 1 point of reputation-altering power.
Reputation Point Factor
For every 25 points of reputation, users gain 1 point of reputation-altering power.
Daily Reputation Clicks Limit
Reputation User Spread
You must give reputation to 5 different users before you can hit the same person again
If you have any questions regarding user reputation, please post them in this thread.