[plt-dev] Stackoverflow ad

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Tue May 25 12:26:24 EDT 2010

On May 25, 2010, at 9:01 AM, Jon Rafkind wrote:

> On 05/25/2010 09:23 AM, Jens Axel Søgaard wrote:
>> 2010/5/25 Guillaume Marceau<gmarceau at gmail.com>:
>>>> but since this is on *meta*stackoverflow, perhaps it requires people
>>>> with reputation there instead.  (And if this is the case, then it'll
>>>> be hard to get upvoted enough.)
>>> Yes, it need reputation points on meta.
>>> I wasn't able to vote despite having 71 points on stackoverflow.com
>> I got 100 reputation points just by creating a new account.
>> This was enough to vote on the ad. If I understand the FAQ correctly
>> no more than 15 points is needed. Whether or not it helped that
>> I already had points on stackoverflow, I don't know.
> I already had an account on stackoverflow with my google openid and I used that same id to create an account on meta stackoverflow, but I only started out with 1 reputation point. They also gave me some made up username of 'user23842' or something.
> Maybe you were the 1000th user or something?

I also got 100 reputation points.  Used the same ID to create the account, saw this banner at the top:

"You've associated your Stack Overflow Meta and Stack Overflow accounts: +100 reputation"

Was it a Google OpenID?


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