On this meta site I have two questions, one with 5 Votes and one with 4 Votes I do not think I have gained reputation from getting upvoted. Is there a rule that you cannot make reputation with upvotes on questions on meta or what?

  • Having looked at your activity on the main site and the number of deleted posts I would suggest that you read the FAQ raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/help and take the tour raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/tour. Reputation will come automatically from solid community participation. Jun 6, 2016 at 23:57
  • You have no answers or questions on the main site. As Steve said, you don't gain or lose reputation on meta, which is a good thing. Make sure to participate on the main site, and you'll gain reputation over time.
    – Jacobm001
    Jun 7, 2016 at 16:00
  • @Steve Robillard It seems that Stack exchange in general is unfriendly to first time users. It basically cannot be used for someone to quickly have a question answered. Only those that spend more time asking a question than actually figuring it out themselves will gain reputation. And succeed on a Stack exchange site.
    – RPImaniac
    May 22, 2018 at 19:12

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You cannot earn reputation on meta. For more detail on this check this out.

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