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Soft opinion on changing the reputation cap

I'm writing in context to this question: What is the reasoning behind the reputation cap? about why we require reputation caps. It's written there that a user who actually hasn't spent much time on ...
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Why is the rep cap set at 200? Why not 2000?

It's quite well documented that SO has a daily reputation cap of 200. Canonical and duplicate questions abound on the subject, and I understand the various aspects of the answers provided. However, I'...
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When was the 200 rep per day limit added?

It's common knowledge that Stack Exchange has a reputation cap preventing users from earning more than 200 reputation points in a day. Has the daily reputation limit always been a part of Stack ...
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Why not explain the reasons for daily reputation limit on the help page?

In What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) it? is explained as the reputation limit works, but is not explained what is the reason for this daily limit score to exist. My suggestion: I believe ...
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Jon Skeet's Points without 200 limit? [duplicate]

I just read this post (and these too - 1, 2) answering how does Jon Skeet get above 200 reps a day. I was just curious to know how much Jon Skeet's reputation would be by now (14 March 2015) without ...
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Is there a cap on reputation lost in a single day? [duplicate]

On any given day, you can earn a maximum of 200 rep from upvotes. Is there a corresponding cap on reputation you can lose from downvotes? If not, why the distinction?
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1answer
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Why is daily reputation limited, if it is the Posts that get rewarded?

According to the comments on the answer to this Question of mine — Is it possible to unupvote If the edit wasn't OP made? — and after an overall feeling I got of the mechanism of ...
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1answer
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Reputation calculation doesn't work properly [duplicate]

I earned 6 upvotes for this question's answer, but, 3 * 10 was added to my reputation. I'm attaching the reputation tab screenshot, you can check in the question votes and reputation given. Under the ...
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0answers
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I can't get no reputation [duplicate]

Currently, my answers are voted up, but I can't get my reputation points. Here is my account, and my reputation points are stuck at 2,270, but I'm sure I'm getting upvotes, so what is wrong with my ...
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3answers
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Was something changed in rep calculation? [duplicate]

For an answer I received 10 votes and 1 negative vote but my rep is 90. I remember Upvote means +10 Downvote means -2 In my case it Upvote means +10 and Downvote means -10, is this a new ...
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1answer
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What happens when a user reaches 200 rep? [duplicate]

What changes, or what it is obtained, in my stackoverflow account (or any other) when 200 (total) rep is reached?
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0answers
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Forgotten reputation point? [duplicate]

Today, I answered to many questions and I won points with up votes or validated answers. But, when I go in the reputation tab of my user page, I can see some up votes are not counted. For example, I ...
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2answers
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Why is my reputation not increasing? [duplicate]

I am receiving upvotes, but my reputation is not increasing. Why does that happen? Take a look at this answer and this question for example.
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1answer
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Another possible reputation cap algorithm?

I don't want to beat a dead horse. It's been discussed and I fully understand why the reputation cap exists. It's really not any different than placing a salary cap on sports organizations. But I ...
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0answers
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Why do we have a 200 reputation/day limit? [duplicate]

Why do we have a 200 reputation/day limit? Is 200 any magical number? Why do we limit it at all?

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