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What is "rep cap" in the Just Jesting hat in winter bash?

How to win it?

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There is no rep cap. You just need to do the things that are pointed out underneath each item – Pëkka Dec 19 '12 at 10:56
2 will tell you everything you need to know. – Oded Dec 19 '12 at 10:56
@Pekka - in the descriptions, it mentions rep cap. I believe that this is what sfah was referring to :) – Ren Dec 19 '12 at 10:57
I think we need to earn just 200 reputation to earn this instead of rep cap. See this – hims056 Dec 19 '12 at 10:59
When in doubt about any term, refer to the glossary. Rep cap is mentioned there as well. – Shadow Wizard Dec 19 '12 at 11:01
up vote 7 down vote accepted

The rep cap, is the threshold for reputation. You can not get more that 200 reputation from votes in a single day.

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I think we should get rid of this. – Triangel Dec 19 '12 at 11:24
Whitout the repcap some people wouldn't have a life outside of stackexchange. – Toon Krijthe Dec 19 '12 at 11:26
That's not bad. Higher user activity means less time to get an answer. – Triangel Dec 19 '12 at 11:28
Great irony, this answer just pushed me onto the rep cap. – Toon Krijthe Dec 19 '12 at 11:30
I hit the rep cap 2 days ago, before Winter Bash :( – Triangel Dec 19 '12 at 11:31
@GamecatisToonKrijthe : when i get my upvotes reputation back? – ρяσѕρєя K Dec 19 '12 at 11:41

Rep cap means you can only earn 200 rep/day from upvote .. note that accept and bounty isn't counted.

But I suspect you will get the rep cap hat on just reaching 200 rep/day check this question

Just Jesting! awarded before hitting rep cap

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