# Why is there a difference?

The top section of my brilliant page says that I have 71,130 points. But according to the leader-board, I have 72,525 points. Could somebody from the staff please tell me why this is happening?

Note by Shabarish Ch
7 years, 1 month ago

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When you see a solution in practice session 15 points are deducted

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Yes, I have seen that too. Why does this happen, @Calvin Lin ?

- 7 years, 1 month ago

- 7 years, 1 month ago

It is a cacheing issue, give it time to update.

I see that you (now) have 72655 points.

Staff - 7 years, 1 month ago

But the top of my page is still showing 71665 points. In other words, the difference still exists..

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Lemme say, It actually is because of the negatives u got in practice section. Happens with me too :)

- 7 years, 1 month ago

There are no negative points, even in the practice section.

Staff - 7 years, 1 month ago

But I have seen my points go down when I get a question wrong in practice section.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Yeah. me too. @Calvin Lin

- 7 years, 1 month ago

It seems like it takes some time for the points to update. I'd look into this further, and try and make it update more often.

Staff - 7 years, 1 month ago

@Calvin Lin , I had noticed this before. The bug's still there.

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- 7 years, 1 month ago

Hey everyone, thanks for pointing this out. We are not sure whether this is a bug or just an issue of one number updating more slowly than the other, but we will look into it.

Staff - 7 years, 1 month ago