At times, an upvote gets me 10 reputation/point and other times 5. Enlighten me.

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You get:

  • Five points for an upvoted question
  • Ten points for an upvoted answer

Since you've had both questions and answers upvoted, you've received points in both increments.


There's a detailed post on MSO explaining all the different ways you can gain/lose reputation:

How does "Reputation" work?

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