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Should I delete one question with many downvotes? and after editing, then I post one new question?

Because I found that, some people downvoted a question will not redo the downvote even the OP have edited it a better question.

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    $\begingroup$ See Should I delete and repost my question to regenerate interest?. $\endgroup$ – Zev Chonoles Jul 31 '13 at 4:01
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    $\begingroup$ Also see Re-asking a question to get rid of a negative score. $\endgroup$ – user1729 Jul 31 '13 at 9:00
  • $\begingroup$ @Ataraxia Would you care to expand on your comment? :p $\endgroup$ – user1729 Jul 31 '13 at 19:52
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    $\begingroup$ @user1729 Wow, I don't know how that happened, I must have hit enter by mistake and not realized it. What I was going to say is, why is it that both questions are basically the same thing, but one has 9 net votes, and the other has -5? $\endgroup$ – Ataraxia Jul 31 '13 at 20:01
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    $\begingroup$ @Ataraxia: I would say it's because wanting to generate interest in your post is reasonable, but wanting to prevent criticism of your post and/or wanting avoid losing points is petty. $\endgroup$ – Zev Chonoles Aug 1 '13 at 3:51
  • $\begingroup$ @ZevC (I am not wanting to drag up and old post but...) The question "Re-asking a question to get rid of a negative score" was not about an individual user's points, but rather about a highly-downvoted question which was actually a very good question and would have received a respectable score (perhaps edging into the >10 area) if only it had been posed well initially. (It was a whopping +0/-7 originally! It is now +20/-5.) $\endgroup$ – user1729 Aug 1 '13 at 9:55

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