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A little bit ago, I had a rep of 37,911. It dropped to 37,901 because of the event

-10 1 hour ago removed User was removed

My total rep for the day is now 224. Given that I have 2 accepted answers today, my max reputation should be 230.

I had upvotes for which I did not receive credit today, including:

Question upvoted (+5)

Coping with Lagging Enum Support

Answer upvoted (credited +10 for 2 upvotes)

Convert .db to binary

Answer upvoted (credited +10 for 2 upvotes)

Make a copy of Databse by converting its units

In the past, I have seen that a dip in daily reputation due to such an event is filled in within several minutes using any excess, uncredited reputation from other events. That does not seem to be happening in this particular case.

All of these events happened "today" (ending 5PM Pacific, midnight UTC).

Bug? Do I need glasses?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Removals are not calculated in the reputation cap. They're merely notices to inform you of why you lost reputation suddenly. The actual recalculation for reputation caps occurs back on the day the votes were originally received.

You have 200 reputation from upvotes, 30 reputation from accepted answers, and 4 reputation from accepting answers. Your current standing for the day is 234. You lost 10 reputation from a removal, so your net gain for the day is 224.

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Somewhat confusing, but logically consistent :-) –  Eric J. Aug 7 '12 at 23:14
I see the correct daily total here: stackoverflow.com/reputation –  Eric J. Aug 7 '12 at 23:16
@EricJ: You might be interested in Separate and visually indicate reversal events from the day's reputation changes –  animuson Oct 17 '12 at 23:11

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