what does the number attached to my username mean?

Philippines
October 31, 2006 8:45pm CST
What does it really mean? Please answer this guys.
3 responses
@mythmoh (3989)
• United States
1 Nov 06
it is called as rating.Whenever you respond it will be getting incremented.if someone gives you a neagtive it will be reduced.
@deeds14 (822)
• United States
1 Nov 06
I always thought that it was the number of posts that I have made.
@timmeh0910 (1169)
• United States
1 Nov 06
Thats your overall rating on mylot, generated by posts, + and - ratings