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What is the association bonus, and how does it work?

I was just awarded +100 reputation on all of my Stack Exchange accounts. What is this bonus for? It simply says "Association Bonus" on my reputation overview. Also: What privileges does the ...
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What is the "daily reputation cap"? [duplicate]

This is really a mystery for me. What is the "daily reputation cap" that is required to get Epic, Legendary, and Mortarboard badges?
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Clarification about daily cap and accepted answers [duplicate]

I read in FAQ about daily cap limit and that it does not include accepted answers. However it can be read in 2 ways: The 15 points for accepted answer is not included The upvotes on accepted answer ...
Maja Piechotka's user avatar
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I'm confused about the "epic" badge

It says "Hit the daily reputation cap on 50 days." What exactly does it mean?
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Will the reputation I retrospectively gain count toward my "rep cap" badge? [duplicate]

As of today, receiving an upvote on your question will give you 10 points of reputation instead of 5. The whole reputation of any user is being recalculated and is taking into account the "200 daily ...
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8 votes
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Mortarboard and daily maximum

As I wasn't awarded with this badge when reaching over 200 daily reputation I started to wonder why. It turned out that site association bonus is excluded. Although the information at what is ...
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Reputation increases beyond daily reputation limit if a downvoted answer gets deleted

I've seen this happening several times: I downvote an answer (and thereby my reputation decreases by one point); I reach the daily reputation limit; the answer that I downvoted gets deleted (or I ...
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Remove design deficiencies in reputation cap: when the limit imposed is effectively below 200

Previously I had an HNQ answer, gained a lot, hit the cap and the upvotes kept coming. Then I got a downvote and the clock was reset with +198. Frustrating, but almost explained to be understable in ...
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Query regarding an user's reputation cap detail

Today I see an user's reputation tab, where the user received +201 reputation from upvote. Regarding reputation cap, as I aware we can still earn rep beyond the cap by winning a bounty, accepting an ...
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Reword explanation for Epic badge

I had no idea what "Hit the daily reputation cap on 50 days" meant. I had to come here for an explanation. Can you kindly reword it to something like "Hit the daily reputation cap 50 times". [...
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3 votes
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What is the new daily reputation cap? [duplicate]

What is the daily reputation cap after the reputation scoring changes? I've noticed that since these changes occurred I still get reputation from upvotes (not accepted answers) even after the 200 ...
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Why is rep-cap count not increased even it seems I hit rep-cap?

Today, on Movies & TV, it seems that I hit rep-cap as reputation from upvotes is no longer countable. I also have an unaccept, which caused loss of 15 rep. However, my rep-cap count, i.e. Epic ...
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3 votes
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Reputation not rewarded [duplicate]

Why was I not rewarded with the reputation for the 3 upvotes?
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Inconsistent reputations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I read the history of my reputation? I see some [blank] and inconsistent reputations with the real upvotes here for 2012-08-20 Is this an expected behaviour or some ...
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Reputation frozen? [duplicate]

I started this day with reputation of 595. Durung the day several of my answers were upvoted quite a few times. But my reputation the whole day stayed planted firmly at precisely 595. No changes ...
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