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Recent influx of new users with female “glamour” pics for profile

EDIT: As of August $22$nd, the number of upvotes for the leading two proposals are precisely tied. The OP was roughly a month ago, so I think this question deserves an answer. To that end, since my ...
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6answers
925 views

Does your decision to upvote/downvote depend on the current score?

For example, do you more or less likely to upvote the currently high score answer? Do you ever upvote a question or answer because you think "it does not deserve negative score." although you don't ...
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2answers
548 views

Up Vote Down Vote

There are questions that are fine that they don't in themselves deserve negative votes. However, sometimes such posts get unusually high votes. I understand that the up-vote and down-vote criterion ...
17
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4answers
863 views

Net gain for a poor question

I have read a similar question on this meta in regards to users mitigating another users downvote, solely based on believing something shouldn't be a $-1$. I dislike this, since these users are ...
12
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1answer
479 views

Point difference between upvotes and downvotes

Is it really a good idea for upvotes to give +10 points and downvotes only -2? I've noticed that downvoting posts often produces "sympathy" upvotes by other users seeking to maintain the vote total ...
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1answer
519 views

Feature request: always display upvotes and downvotes separately

One annoying problem I've experienced in the past is the following: I downvote something that I think is bad but that is not obviously bad (e.g. it is not spam). Exactly one other user upvotes in ...
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5answers
564 views

Up voting to remove down votes

Is it appropriate to up vote a question when it is neither appealing nor interesting to me, but has unnecessary down votes? In other words, is it appropriate to up vote a question just for the ...
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1answer
337 views

Proposal: Stop displaying the downvotes or upvotes corresponding to an answer

Here is why: It is probably backed by insufficient data but it is possible a) People often vote up a post because it was already upvoted by others. b) More importantly, people downvote some posts ...
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1answer
192 views

Upvoting a question because it has too many downvotes

Sometimes questions which aren't appropriately formed according to the site guidelines get a lot of down votes. I would not normally up vote these questions - but I don't feel they are necessarily ...
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1answer
126 views

Why reputation is not changed w.r.t Net votes?

I mean to say that when anybody asks a question here and he/she gets an upvote, his/her reputation is increased by $5$ and when he/she gets a downvote at the same question, his reputation is decreased ...
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0answers
139 views

What is this question worth?

I up-voted this question and its vote total remains $-1$. This seems like newbie-biting. Could others opine on this particular question.
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1answer
286 views

What has been the reason for downvote? [duplicate]

I can't find any possible explanation for my answer to this question. The thing is not that I am concerned about the decrease of my reputation, but to me the answer looks perfect and so I can't find ...