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How is this possible that the user with this question only has that little reputation? I've checked his side and he's no heavy downvote nor bounties.

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Daily reputation caps.

Most of the upvotes on the question probably occurred within 2-3 days, netting a maximum of 600 rep (200 per day).

Also see The rep cap is 200 per day, correct? and How does “Reputation” work?.

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Ah, that's got to sting. He's a new user too. –  Konrad Viltersten Dec 18 '12 at 20:43
    
@KonradViltersten - I'd think he'd be happy with the rep :) –  Oded Dec 18 '12 at 20:48
    
Yes. But also displeased with the fact that he didn't get all of it. On the other hand, it's a good start and a whole bunch of badges to start with too. :) –  Konrad Viltersten Dec 18 '12 at 21:01
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@KonradViltersten He has a Yearling badge, so not too new. Comparing what he got from that question with the previous year's exploits, I think he won't be too broken by the rep cap. –  Daniel Fischer Dec 18 '12 at 21:20

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