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I recently answered a question with a bounty Floating a ping pong ball in the air just using a pen!, received 4 upvotes, and was awarded the bounty; I got +150 karma from the bounty as usual, but have not got any reputation from the upvotes.

Is this a bug, or a feature limiting reputation from upvotes that I missed reading about in the FAQ?

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  • $\begingroup$ Ha ha, the term karma made me chuckle :-D $\endgroup$ – Dilaton Jul 13 '13 at 22:51
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    $\begingroup$ @Dilaton It's a term from reddit. I think Hacker News also uses it. Not sure. $\endgroup$ – Manishearth Jul 13 '13 at 22:54
  • $\begingroup$ Even I was confused by that word "karma". . Didn't know it's an English word. $\endgroup$ – Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir Jul 15 '13 at 10:25
  • $\begingroup$ I believe it's Sanskrit. $\endgroup$ – Chay Paterson Jul 16 '13 at 16:51
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Firstly, it's "reputation", not "karma" ;-)

Basically, that post is (was) in Community Wiki mode. It does not accrue reputation.

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  • $\begingroup$ Wrong website. ;) Also, thanks. $\endgroup$ – Chay Paterson Jul 14 '13 at 13:41

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