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Questions tagged [daily-reputation-limit]

Users may only earn a certain amount of reputation each day, with the exception of reputation coming from accepted answers and bounties.

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Show information about daily reputation cap on the reputation tab

TL;DR: If the daily reputation cap is reached, on the reputation tab you can see upvotes that no longer increase reputation (or contribute less than the usual +5/+10). It might be useful to include ...
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The Stack Exchange pension, or, reaching the daily reputation limit entirely with votes on old posts

At the time of writing, 30 users on Stack Overflow have more than 500k reputation, and one user is a reputation millionaire. The millionaire user with more than 34,000 answers has posted only two ...
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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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How can I find out the amount of points I have lost due to the reputation cap?

Yesterday, I hit the reputation cap for the first time, and am not sure why I'm afraid that today I'll also hit it. It seems that people in World Building love superheroes fear of getting injured ...
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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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In case of unupvotes, do you lose the reputation that you didn't get due to the rep cap?

Let's say a user has 500 initial reputation and they post a question that goes to HNQ. The question gains 100 upvotes in 2 days and then the upvoting stops. So the user now has 900 reputation due to ...
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Minor rep bug around upvotes when capped when you delete the post

I posted an answer on SO (while already repcapped) that was rapidly upvoted, but then a solid dupetarget was found for the question and so I dupehammered it and deleted my answer. A while later I saw ...
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I received the reputation cap hat before hitting the reputation cap

Yes, I have another two upvotes to go on Stack Overflow before hitting the limit. My receiving this hat early is somewhat akin to my giving my daughter a Christmas present a day or two early. And ...
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Reputation counter stops before reaching 200 [duplicate]

Yesterday, my reputation on the Aviation site was limited to 190 for the day. After it reached 190, two answers received additional up votes: this one and this one. My daily reputation can be viewed ...
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At the maximum 200 rep/day, are down votes deducted from uncredits or taken from the 200? [duplicate]

If I have reached the 200 per day reputation point, and have not had 50, or whatever, reps added - are any downvotes then deducted from my stated reputation or do they deduct from my 'unpaid' credits ?...
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If I passed +200 rep per day, how do I still see my upvotes?

I passed +200 reputation today on SO, my second time ever... [eyes glitter] Anyway, I see I got the +200, but - I'm still getting the occasional upvote here are there. I mean, I think I am, because ...
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Only received 2 rep for an upvote

Earlier today I was at 168 reputation for the day, when I received an upvote on an answer of mine. Instead of receiving 10 reputation like I would have expected I only gained 2. I don't mind much ...
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Earning reputation by downvoting? [duplicate]

I found a way to earn reputation by downvoting. Specifically: If I downvote a post, then wait a while, then un-downvote the post, my net reputation count increases by 1. Here's why it's happening. ...
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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 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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Down vote changed to up vote caused reputation meter to pass daily maximum

I just experienced a minor visual bug. I had an answer that earned 2 down votes and 22+ upvotes, earning me the daily maximum of +200. Upon making some edits to the answer at the behest of the ...
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unvote plus upvote across time

I was over the rep limit yesterday (30 minutes ago). After the new day began, I edited an answer. Someone who had up-voted my answer while I was over my limit, un-voted the same answer on the new ...
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What happens when someone earns more than 200 daily reputation but the total earned that day is less than that due to users being removed?

Last January 27th in the Spanish Language site some users were removed, and I lost 210 reputation points due to their upvotes being also removed. Nonetheless, that same day I earned 205 reputation ...
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How did I get this bit of reputation after I hit the repcap?

I hit the repcap on Science Fiction & Fantasy on the 20th, so I should only have earned 165 rep. (Does that not make sense? I had an accepted answer, so that's an extra 15 that doesn't count. And ...
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Current rules for Epic/Legendary badge concerning rep loss after hitting the cap

When I reach 200 or more points in a day and have my daily rep counter (including negative events) on >=200 for at least a moment, does that day count towards badge progress, even if I end the day at ...
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Does serial-downvote-reverse refunding affect the daily cap? [duplicate]

I read this, but I don't get it. And this seems to fit better; but ... well, no answers there. Yesterday, I was victim to some serial-downvoter-sock-puppet-clown; so Achievements has a long list of -...
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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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How do votes affect reputation near the daily limit?

If I receive upvotes after hitting the daily limit, and then a single downvote, does that put me back below the limit again? Or is the reputation cap calculated on a per-day basis?
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Get notified of up/down votes after 200 daily limit is reached [duplicate]

I recently hit the max daily rep (200) for providing an answer on the English Stack Exchange site. Even though I am a person of great modesty and humbleness, cough-cough, I feel that it would be nice ...
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Mismatch between /reputation and epic badge tracker

There is a mismatch between what /reputation shows and my badge tracker for 'epic': days represented 1269 rep cap was reached via rep from upvotes *only* on 42 days earned at least 200 reputation on ...
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Highest reputation earned in one day on Stack Overflow [closed]

I want to know who earned the highest reputation in a single day. Here this user earned 727 reputation in a single day. How can I find another user who has more than this on Stack Overflow?
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Why is my reputation not getting counted? [duplicate]

Can any one help me out? I am receiving upvotes on my answers and questions but reputation is not getting added. Please have a look at the below imags: Is there any limitation that I am not aware of?...
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Extra Rep Cap Buffer from Answer Accepts?

I capped on Code Review today, but I had a curious revelation in doing so. I accepted one of my ancient answers on a question of mine that never got any others, and had another answer be accepted. I ...
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Do I get a notification if I hit the daily rep limit of 200?

I am sorry if this is a duplicate but I can't find an answer to this question after spending a fair amount of time understanding how the SE sites work. If I don't get a notification, could I?
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I have a rep to protect. Where is it?

(Posted here as probably applies to all sites). I was examining my reputation gain yesterday on Stack Overflow: 190. I believe I should have hit the 200 cap. Mainly due to Is uninitialized local ...
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How am I receiving a trickle of rep from these upvotes after being repcapped?

I've repcapped today, but am still seeing a trickle of rep coming through from my answers. It's hard to be sure, but I appear to have received +3 rep from 3 upvotes on an answer. Usually, of course, ...
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Is there a way to know what would my rep be if there was no daily cap?

Out of curiosity, Is there a way to know my rep if there was no daily cap?
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Can the max reputation rule cause reputation loss for zero-sum-actions?

A simple scenario that is - as far as I know - not described in the reputation FAQ. Say user A posts a question/answer on a SE community; User B upvotes the post, but since user A already achieved ...
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StackExchange removed my rep and upvotes, but not badge [duplicate]

Someone went haywire a while back and upvoted practically all my questions in StackOverflow. This provided me with the daily cap of 200 rep and the mortarboard badge (for getting the daily max rep). ...
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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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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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Why upvotes no more reflected in the drop down after reaching the rep cap?

Earlier, when I got an upvote after reaching the rep cap, the rep indicator was highlighted (become green, as if you got an important badge) and when I click it, I will see highlighted post (if you ...
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Spurious “rep cap reached” in reputation audit

My reputation audit on Academia ends on: rep cap was reached via rep from upvotes *only* on 1 days earned at least 200 reputation on 0 days While I am aware that this is theoretically possible, this ...
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Can the reputation cap be removed for some smaller betas?

On smaller beta sites, GL for example, people rarely hit their rep limit, but when they do, it seriously affects their rep. Why do small sits that don't have a Jon Skeet still have a limit? What good ...
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When will my reputation update?

On Programming Puzzles and Code Golf, my reputation is shown as 10 less than it should be, in every place it is shown. The reputation should be 11,077. The -10 rep is because the system thinks I only ...
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What happens to reputation earned after the 200 rep limit is exceeded? [duplicate]

What happens to all the extra rep. earned after the 200 daily cap is exceeded? (With the exception of bounties and accepted answers of course.) Does it just "disappear"? Do you gain it the next UTC ...
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Rep-Capped, Keeps Answering [duplicate]

I hit the rep-cap today (+230, including 2 checkmarks, no bounties), and then I answered an interesting question that I couldn't help but answer anyway. As "lost rep" from the upvotes started ...
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Bounty should not effectively reduce reputation limit to difference below 200

If I hit the reputation cap, and given out a bounty, any extra votes do not fill the gap created by the bounty, and are effectively limited by the difference between the bounty value and the regular ...
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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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If a user gets 30 up votes on his answer, will he get remaining 100 reputation tomorrow? [duplicate]

We all know that You can earn a maximum of 200 reputation per day. So if a user gets 30 up votes on his answer today, he can only get 200 reputation today. But what about the rest 100 reputation, ...
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Limiting rep per post

My apologies if I ask this wrongly. There are so many related topics to this and I tried to read through the biggest ones. The discussion that caught my attention the most and what I would like to ...
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Rep cap, downvotes and un-upvotes

I've read a comment from a user who's familiar with how reputation cap works on SE to an answer that received a lot of upvotes in a day saying they'll upvote it later so that it counts towards their ...
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Cannot Recover Reputation Points After Migration

Apologies if this has already been reported, or is status-bydesign or whatever. I couldn't find anything addressing it. After a question I answered was migrated to a different site, I lost 25 rep ...
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Should the repcap still apply when a post has been deleted?

Background 2 days ago (10/1/2014)(9/1/2014) I answered assorted questions and went over the repcap(+215). After that a question I answered was deleted by Community♦ when the user was deleted (no huge ...
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Add a way to see how many days you hit the cap (and 200 rep)

We used to be able to go to the reputation page, and see the complete calculation of reputation, and at the end of that it would show us how many days we hit the rep cap and how many days we hit 200 ...