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Stack Exchange has been talking about decoupling "graduation" and the various effects of that transition since 2015. So far they've only altered elections -- so-called "beta" sites, including us, now elect pro-tem moderators, at least after the initial set. All moderators used to be appointed. So in principle we can ask for changes to our privilege ...


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The reputation thresholds depend on the status of the site. If it's a beta site the thresholds are low, if it's a graduated site the thresholds are big. There is no way for us to change the thresholds, even if we are large enough that people can easily get privileges very early on without a lot of experience of interacting with the site and the individual ...


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A more accurate question is probably: how long does it take for a user to get enough experience to use a certain privilege? That amount of time times the average top-1000 active users growth1 could be a good guess for rep cutoffs. 1: the top-1000 active users growth is a very crude attempt at not being biased by the fact that most of the 30k registered ...


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