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I've been doing a cleanup of my answers when they were covered in other answers and added no particular value. After reaching the 5 deletes-per-day limit I noticed I'm 10 rep under my score.
I spotted around 10 answers that I wanted to delete, so I deleted five one day and five another day. This 10 rep penalty happened twice. I've readed the existing questions about deleting your own answers but none of the answers seem to point to a penalty.
So, long story short, is there a 10 rep penalty for hitting the max deletions in a day?.
Those answers were answers that were covered in other ones for the reason I commented to Bart (they were posted while I was finishing mine or my answer's focus was added on another answer as an edit). My goal here isn't to get rid of poor answers, but to avoid getting rep for answers that do not add value. I guess I should leave the "add value" part to the reader...