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Are accepts considered towards the 200 daily reputation that a user should get in a day that counts for the Epic or Legendary badge? That is if I have a day where I have 205 reputation but 30 of them are from accepted answers, will this day still be counted towards the 50 needed for the Epic badge?

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marked as duplicate by Manishearth, Martijn Pieters, Ben Brocka, animuson, Bo Persson Jan 30 '13 at 17:48

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

You just need to earn 200 points in a UTC day; accepts, suggested edits, upvotes, accepting answers on your own questions, bounties, everything but the association bonus counts.

From the Badges FAQ on the Epic badge:

  • silver; awarded once; same family as Mortarboard (bronze), Legendary (gold)
  • Earned at least 200 reputation on 50 days
    • All reputation activities, including up and down votes, accepted answers, bounties, and suggested edits count towards this badge except for association bonuses, which do not count.
    • Each "day" lasts from midnight UTC to immediately before midnight, UTC; days are not counted in local time
  • Sources: An answer and comments from Nick Craver
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Thank you. Perfect answer! –  izomorphius Jan 30 '13 at 16:47
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@izomorphius at the bottom of stackoverflow.com/reputation it will tell exactly earned at least 200 reputation on [x] days –  Some Helpful Commenter Jan 30 '13 at 17:00
    
@SomeHelpfulCommenter really helpful link. Thank you –  izomorphius Jan 30 '13 at 17:04
    
@SomeHelpfulCommenter: Actually, previous bug reports have shown that value to be inaccurate. It's only an approximation. –  animuson Jan 30 '13 at 17:56
    
@animuson oh I see well that's a bummer. –  Some Helpful Commenter Jan 30 '13 at 21:43
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