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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Can you get the Rep Cap hat from hitting the cap before 12:00 UTC on the first day of Winter Bash 2021?

I've have hit the reputation cap on RPG today, and have not gotten the Rep Cap hat yet. However, I had already reached the cap before Winter Bash opened at 12:00 UTC. Additionally, I have had enough ...
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Why do some upvote events increment reputation differently? [duplicate]

If you look at Martijn Pieters's reputation, profile, you'll notice that yesterday he earned 208 reputation. That's really confusing, because the rep cap is 200. I see a few upvotes gave him 3 points,...
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How did I exceed the daily reputation limit? [duplicate]

I didn't even know there was a daily reputation limit until I earned this badge today, and I appear to have exceeded it already. Curious.
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Why wasn't this upvote counted toward rep? [duplicate]

Why wasn't this upvote counted toward rep? Screenshot from https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/178179/franck-dernoncourt?tab=reputation
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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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Stopped earning reputation at 313 due to reputation cap, even though I have 9 accepted answers

I am really confused about the reputation cap. If I have 9 accepted answers, the cap should be at 335, but mine stopped at 313. I know I have an unaccept, but even so, it should be at 320. Maybe it ...
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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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Daily reputation cap doesn't account for reputation * loss* due to bounty awarded?

There are many Q&A's around this and the best explanation of daily cap model is from this answer that uses the bucket analogy. It is an old answer but gives a good understanding. My confusion is ...
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How can a user earn more than 2000 rep in a week?

I am a bit confused seeing the first page of reputation earned in a week, which is more than 2000 for the top user? According to What is the "daily reputation cap"?, when you pass 200 you ...
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If we do something about the "sandmen" I might consider treating newbies with kid gloves

Background. SE has periodically pressed forward campaigns trying to make the site friendlier to new users. Summer of Love (several editions), Be-Nice-policy,... Apparently they have largely failed. At ...
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Reputation recalculation didn't retroactively award Mortarboard [closed]

With the recalculation of reputation due to the update to rep gained from questions, there are a few stacks where I hit the daily reputation cap, where I didn't before. Take for example this profile. ...
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Question weight recount, does it retroactively affect daily limit counters? [duplicate]

Can anyone say whether the complete recount of question voting changed counters such as the one for the Legendary badge?
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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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There seems to be no downvote rep cap

It appears to me that there is no downvote rep-cap. There are some users who during the recent events have lost a lot more than 200 rep in a single day. How's that possible that there is no such ...
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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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How exactly do deleted answers interact with reputation calculation with respect to the daily rep cap?

How exactly do deleted answers interact with retroactive reputation calculation with respect to the daily rep cap? Say I have an answer that earns me 200 reputation in one day. Later that same day, ...
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Reputation league does not take daily reputation limit into account for deleted posts

The reputation league is looking a little weird right now; the #1 spot for October is occupied by a user with 5,352 reputation gained this month (according to the league) but only 1,077 reputation: ...
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Rep cap reached but not counted towards Legendary badge

Yesterday, I rep-capped on Meta Stack Exchange, but this instance wasn't counted towards the Legendary badge. Here is the situation on August 16th, three days ago, with the counter on 112, and this ...
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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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