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Downvotes are the community's way of telling peers that their content can be improved. Downvotes on meta may have different meanings.

As well as the standard:

This question is unclear or not useful

and

This answer is not useful

meanings. Down votes can also mean:

I don't agree with this suggestion/proposed solution.

You haven't included any free hand circles (or arrows, or unicorns) on your screen shot.

I can't reproduce the bug.

So while the question or answer might be very clear and potentially useful it is still entirely feasible that it will receive a down vote or two.

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