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I've found some questions and those two badges "Epic" and "Legendary" regarding the "daily reputation cap". What is it and how can I hit it?

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The maximum amount of reputation you can earn in one day from upvotes and approved suggested edits is 200. Any upvotes you receive after reaching that number no longer award any points.

You can still earn rep beyond the cap by winning a bounty, accepting an answer, or having one of your answers accepted. Downvotes will also still count against you, but the rep lost can be reclaimed from new upvotes.

The reputation cap is per site, so reaching the reputation cap on one site doesn't influence reputation that can be earned on other sites.

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I think this has been changed a bit, but don't have the reference handy. – Lance Roberts Nov 19 '13 at 21:31
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If you can still earn rep how is that a cap? – i3arnon Dec 28 '13 at 21:24
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@I3arnon Well, you won't any longer receive reputation for simple upvotes. Otherwise, once you asked a clever question, your reputation would immediately go through the roof ;) This is sort of a cool-down. And the reputation you still can get should keep you encouraged in continuing to help others. – Nicolas Oct 1 '14 at 15:21
    
@Nicolas yeah, I get that now. I was a newbie back then. – i3arnon Oct 1 '14 at 15:30
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@Patrick this is totally common sense, same as badges for example. But guess no harm adding it. – Shadow Wizard May 15 at 21:48

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