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How to get over 200 reputation points every day? [duplicate]

I was watching the top users and see the honorable Jon Skeet profile with his 136k+ 558k+ reputation. This man has a lot of quality posts and I respect him a lot. He deserves the reputation he has. ...
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Lost reputation after answering my own question with bounty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does “Reputation” work? Timeline: Asked a question, no (interesting) answers for two weeks Set bounty on it this morning Found the answer to my question two hours ...
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How can I increase my reputation? [duplicate]

Am I being penalized for asking about an obscure programming language? I don't care so much about my reputation, it's just I cannot vote for people who had helped me. So what can I do to increase my ...
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What is the association bonus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does “Reputation” work? I was just awarded +100 reputation on all of my Stack Exchange accounts. What is this bonus for? It simply says Association ...
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Not getting edit's +2 rep after reaching 2k rep [duplicate]

After reaching 2k rep , I'm not receiving +2 rep per edit. Why?
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The rep cap is 200 per day, correct? [duplicate]

I got 11+ upvotes and only 29 rep for an answer but my daily reputation was only at 156. That's 44 short of the daily cap! I'm trying to make 20k before the Boston Dev Days, too!
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How do you get more than 1 reputation? [duplicate]

Is there any way of getting to the first 15 reputation (at which point you can actually do something) on Stack Overflow other than by asking questions? My problem is this: if I see a good answer that ...
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What is the benefit of reputation on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I'm a beginner on Stack Exchange. I have a Stack Overflow account. What is the benefit of reputation count? Do people with more reputation have more knowledge?
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Stack Overflow requires reputation for everything [duplicate]

Anything I try to do requires reputation. How am I supposed to start using it? I cannot reply to answers. I cannot comment. I cannot upvote.
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Association bonus [duplicate]

On Stack Overflow I crossed 200 and got 100 rep association on all accounts. Now, if I cross 200 on Mathematics(I am on 188 reputation now) then will I get another 100 rep association bonus on all of ...
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How does the reputation system actually work? [duplicate]

I seem to be confused about how the reputation system on these sites works precisely. I'm trying to advance so that I can make better use of these sites and provide more useful and valuable responses, ...
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No reputation for upvote given? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does “Reputation” work? After answering a question earlier on SO, I realized that the upvotes to my answer do not increase my reputation. I've checked and I am sure ...
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Why is my reputation decreased by 1? [duplicate]

I know how reputation works and also read this post How does “Reputation” work? According to this post your reputation will be decreased by 1 when you vote an answer down/not useful. As you can see ...
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10 rep penalty for deleting your own answers? [duplicate]

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 ...
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3answers
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Not given reputation points for received upvotes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does "Reputation" work? As you can see below, a few upvotes that I received didn't register. Any particular reason?

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