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If you are of the opinion that a vote to close or a review or another action on one of your posts was inappropriate you can signal this to the moderators via a flag, chose "in need of moderator intervention" and explain the issue. Moderators then can review the situation and, if appropriate, take some action. The action could be, e.g.: talk to the user (...


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People are downvoting your answer because the question called for a proof and you posted a picture. While it is a nice illustration of the concept, it is inadequate on its own. You might improve your post by adding algebraic details showing how your idea is correct.


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There are two questions wrapped up in this post: "What's wrong with my answer?", and "Explain downvoting behavior.". AlexanderGruber addresss the first question, so I'm going to respond to the second. At least let me know is anything wrong in the solution so that I can correct it. ... I don't mind even the post gets deleted but there ...


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I agree with your statement to some extent, but (paraphrasing one of your answers you linked to) I think it takes an extreme position that I believe would be harmful. It would mean that hardly any posts mentioning humans would be allowed at all. For example, take this recent tweet (I replaced 'mathematicians' by 'guests' - see comments): At a large ...


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