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How does “Reputation” work?

I've just noticed that my reputation is at 360 in SO and nothing I do (getting upvoted, upvoting, commenting, etc...) changes my reputation at all. It's not even showing in the reputation logger.

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marked as duplicate by mmyers May 11 '11 at 21:56

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I noticed the same thing on Programmers, but mine stopped at 200. Is this a thing? –  aceinthehole May 11 '11 at 21:52
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That's very impressive to hit the cap on your first day. You're both off to great starts. –  mmyers May 11 '11 at 21:53
    
Deleting my answer and just linking to this: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/7237/how-does-reputation-work –  birryree May 11 '11 at 21:54
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Registered user, completely filled-out profile, member for 2 days, rep capped on 1st day...I'm aghast! We can't have this! –  Robert Harvey May 11 '11 at 21:57
    
@mmyers I'm glad you think it's impressive. I've long since hit that limit, and I has a six hour nap inbetween registering and starting posting again :/. I could have had 1K rep today if I were all at it. –  cbroughton May 11 '11 at 21:57
    
Dude...you're making the rest of us look bad. :) –  Justin Morgan May 11 '11 at 22:04
    
Though it's not becoming to beg to be marked as the answer: stackoverflow.com/questions/5970270/… –  Rick Sladkey May 11 '11 at 22:05
    
@Rick, I was just curious as to why it wasn't moving is all :). I posted another question, to continue on this thought. –  cbroughton May 11 '11 at 22:06

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I know this is a dupe, however:

Quoting the FAQ found in the top right corner of each page:

A maximum of 30 votes can be cast per user per day, and you can earn a maximum of 200 reputation per day (although accepted answers and bounty awards are immune to this limit). Please note that votes for posts marked “community wiki” do not generate reputation.

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I was going to say, I'm well past that. –  cbroughton May 11 '11 at 21:55

It looks like you've hit the 200 rep/day from upvotes rep cap. You still get rep from getting your answers accepted, but you won't get any more from votes until tomorrow (00:00Z).

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which happens in a couple hours, yes? –  jcolebrand May 11 '11 at 21:55
    
In one hour, approx. I run on UTC :D –  cbroughton May 11 '11 at 21:56
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Two hours, actually. The timestamp on this answer shows 21:53Z –  mmyers May 11 '11 at 21:57

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