Figure under brackets

India
November 2, 2006 8:42am CST
What does the number under the brackets '()' mean ? Is is corelated to the earning any way ?
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@ssh123 (31096)
• India
2 Nov 06
No. It is the number related to your ratings (no. of discussions and responses).
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• India
2 Nov 06
Discussion I sart , o.k. But responses from me of to me ?