Questions tagged [serial-voting]

Serial voting is the act of casting many successive upvotes or downvotes on the posts of a specific user.

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Is CRUDE healthy?

The chatroom CRUDE stands for Close, Reopen, Undelete, Delete, Edit. Is the way this room is currently used healthy for Maths Stack Exchange? There is a core of users which can be counted on one ...
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When are serial downvotes classified as anomalous? What to do about a sequence of downvotes?

I recently got downvoted on four posts within a span of three minutes. I have read that such patterns are identified and reversed. Does my case qualify? If the same downvotes were exercised over a ...
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What to do when you know who serial downvoted you?

I had received the "warmth" of an angry user which decided to downvote no less than eight of my questions within the span of a minute. I know who the user is and I can prove their identity beyond ...
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Serial down-voting risk from review queues

By definition serial down-voting applies to a window of time in which a number of down-votes are directed to the same individual. Today I'm seeing a particular user (whom it isn't particularly ...
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A certain kind of serial downvoting?

I apologize in advance if this seems like whining. I have, however, observed someone - I think - systematically downvoting each new answer I provide. It would seem to me that this sort of downvoting ...
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A kind of revenge?

I just saw some downvoting activity on many questions I answered (see here), not long after I answered this. Is there anything I can do ? EDIT Ok, so MSE has correctly reversed thing during night, ...
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Are my serial downvotes inappropriate?

I recently read an answer regarding L'Hospital rule and I don't even understand a line what this answer is talking about. There are several others of such answers (which have been deleted now): https:...
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Suspicious behavior between two MSE users

In fact the purpose of this post is flagging one suspicious behavior between two MSE users. But I'll start from something seemingly non related. In the question Downvoting complete solution there was ...
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Is it considered serial voting even if the votes are not directed towards the same user?

I will start with two real-life scenarios. Recently another user complained about a down-vote on their post. (Well, we have lot of such posts here on meta.) But they also mentioned in a comment, that ...
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Is there a danger of up-voting someone too much?

Every now and then, I recognise someone I know on this site who I didn't notice earlier. Unbeknownst to them, I go through their questions/answers (expecting they will be of above-average interest to ...
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Question About Serial-Upvoting

There some people who serial upvote with a fake account in order to gain reputation. But I am wondering if some people spread out their votes and vote on some other questions and answers like they are ...
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How do I go about determining if downvotes are serial?

Forgive me - I am sure this is addressed elsewhere on this meta site, but I am not not familiar enough with Meta.MSE to know. I noticed that four of my questions were downvoted in a very short time ...
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Ten old questions of mine have been downvoted within a span of 2 minutes.

I just noticed that my reputation score dropped significantly since my last time checking in. Upon further inspection I saw that on a number of older question I asked, someone downvoted my questions, ...
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Serial downvoting [duplicate]

Yesterday I got 9 downvoting. And the downvoting was done within 2 minutes, from 14:29 to 14:30 (see here). Some of the answers received downvoting have received more than 10 upvotes (see here, here, ...