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Looking at the reputation leagues on the main stack exchange site, I noticed that some users have supposedly earned more in reputation, say, a month than they have total reputation.

How is this possible?

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    Maybe they spent some of it on bounties?
    – mattdm
    Sep 2 '12 at 9:25
  • @mattdm The particular one I notice doesn't have any bounties Sep 2 '12 at 11:35
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    @damnedtruths: Yes, but they may have SPENT some of their own bounty on others.
    – jrista
    Sep 2 '12 at 17:35
  • @jrista No bounties at all, none spent, none received, nothing. And the difference is not enough to be bounties anyway Sep 2 '12 at 23:38
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From this post on the main meta site:

"total reputation" includes private reputation events, while "month reputation" does not.

So some things like deleted posts / downvotes may impact an individual's total reputation and monthly reputation in different ways.

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