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Why would an answer receive less than +10 reputation from an upvote?

Congratulations! You have hit the daily reputation cap (200, that is). You can earn a maximum of 200 reputation per day from any combination of the activities below. Bounty awards, accepted answers, ...
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How does one deal with the problem of the phantom upvoter?

In addition to what Mari-Lou said about punitive downvotes for dupicate questions, there is some added irony in this case: 1) The "offending" O.P. actually linked to the duplicate question which ...
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What is the "10 extra votes for questions" function?

Voting is a network-wide thing rather than an ELU-specific thing, and I think this is answered by an Meta.SE question, What's the difference between Suffrage and Vox populi badge. It's not ...
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How does one deal with the problem of the phantom upvoter?

I don't understand why a user has to penalise an OP for posting a duplicate question. Very often newcomers are unaware or unable to search a related question. Which doesn't appear to be the case here. ...
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Users who answer a question and ask for upvotes

What I can say is, it's only comments possibly meant as a joke and not an actual case of voting fraud. And since people don't necessarily like being told what to do, I'm sure most people won't care to ...
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Users who answer a question and ask for upvotes

Doesn't sound particularly worrisome to me. The comments you saw were maybe not useful (probably why they were deleted), but it's not like posting a comment asking for upvotes on certain answers (if I'...
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Why would an answer receive less than +10 reputation from an upvote?

The other situation that can result is unusual score changes is when an content that you've downvoted on gets deleted, or a user who has downvoted your content gets removed. As far as I can tell, ...
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Why would an answer receive less than +10 reputation from an upvote?

As @Hank noted, this occurred upon reaching the daily cap. I must have had 4 points remaining when the last upvote occurred. Thank you. Link to reputation page
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