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Why can only established users view vote counts?

You have to remember something about the SE model. It is a for-profit private company. Their goal is essentially to be the #1 result in search engines whenever someone types something that ends with a ...
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How to quickly find recent questions with lots of upvotes?

The article "How do I search?" in the help center has a section "Dates" - which explains how to use dates with the operators created: and ...
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Reputation without upvote

The answer you linked has one upvote and one downvote, which gives a total score zero, but positive net reputation gain. (Since upvote is +10 and downvote is -2.) Any user with at least 1k reputation ...
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Extra reputation?

Currently, the question has 6 upvotes and 2 downvotes, which gives score 4 and net reputation gain $6\cdot5-2\cdot2=26$. You can view upvotes and downvotes on your reputation tab. If you sort it by ...
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Why has my question gathered so many downvotes?

A central aspect of the Math.SE mission is helping students at all levels to learn mathematics. The Question you posted (on main Math.SE) asks why "at a higher level of mathematics are we ...
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Why is my score on this tag less than it should be?

That link may be a bit misleading, as it lists all your posts in that tag (currently 28, and that number is also shown in the profile). For the tag score, only non-Community Wiki answers count. A ...
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How can I find a ranking for the answers?

Data Explorer (SEDE) is useful for tasks like this. (With the warning that the data in SEDE are updated only once a week, so the most recent posts are not in the database. And also some posts might ...
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How can I find a ranking for the answers?

This can be done via the search bar. is:answer will let you search for only answers. Then you can sort by vote. You can even limit the results by ...
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What do score and answers tab represent?

I guess you mean the part marked bellow: It is right next to the ordinary-differential-equations tag selected in the "next tag badge". (Part of the badge tracking.) It says 97/100 score, 164/20 ...
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Is it possible that a user has positive reputation with only negatively scored posts?

Summarizing comments in the interest of having an answer: The points are determined according to the timeline of events. That is, in cases where downvotes are cast before any upvotes (or other ...
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Why can only established users view vote counts?

Let us collect here various ways in which any user can see the number of upvotes/downvotes - although in a less direct way than users who have already earned this privilege. One could use some ...

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible