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So would it be bad form to ask someone to downvote one of my posts on worldbuilding (just temporarily) So I could get another hat? Business in the front party in the back is for an up and down vote on the same day. I don't really want to write a question or answer poorly just to get a down vote. :)

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    $\begingroup$ bahahahaha. yes it is bad form but considering the hat you are trying to get I feel that it is perfectly acceptable. $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Dec 16, 2014 at 15:53
  • $\begingroup$ @James so would you do the honors! ;) $\endgroup$
    – bowlturner
    Commented Dec 16, 2014 at 15:57
  • $\begingroup$ Delighted to Sir. That should do it $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Dec 16, 2014 at 15:59
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    $\begingroup$ It is bad form and the creator of the hat knew full well it would encourage such bad form - so I wouldn't worry about it too much... $\endgroup$ Commented Dec 16, 2014 at 16:10
  • $\begingroup$ Even though @James downvoted me (and then upvoted it) I don't have the hat yet. Does the downvote need to wait until the hat shows up? or is it just late in coming? $\endgroup$
    – bowlturner
    Commented Dec 16, 2014 at 16:16
  • $\begingroup$ Everyone loves hats! Managed to get that one yesterday actually. $\endgroup$
    – Crabgor
    Commented Dec 16, 2014 at 16:23
  • $\begingroup$ Maybe you need to make an edit??? Or it could just take time... $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Dec 16, 2014 at 19:06
  • $\begingroup$ @James I waited, and waited. I think the downvote needs to stay until the hat is awarded. $\endgroup$
    – bowlturner
    Commented Dec 19, 2014 at 14:17
  • $\begingroup$ Ok let me know if it works. $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Dec 19, 2014 at 16:52
  • $\begingroup$ @James It did! Thanks! $\endgroup$
    – bowlturner
    Commented Dec 19, 2014 at 18:37
  • $\begingroup$ Please consider turning these comments into an answer. $\endgroup$
    – user
    Commented Dec 20, 2014 at 16:37
  • $\begingroup$ @James Feel free to remove your negative vote anytime... :) worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/519/… ( I am of course assuming this was you, if not, oh well. $\endgroup$
    – bowlturner
    Commented Dec 22, 2014 at 13:59
  • $\begingroup$ @bowlturner it wont let me change it unless you edit the post hahaha $\endgroup$
    – James
    Commented Dec 22, 2014 at 14:37
  • $\begingroup$ @James, Well that is good to know! I'll take a look at it and see if it can use some editing. $\endgroup$
    – bowlturner
    Commented Dec 22, 2014 at 14:45
  • $\begingroup$ @James I did add some more, this actually prompted me to add a paragraph I've been meaning to add for quite a while. $\endgroup$
    – bowlturner
    Commented Dec 22, 2014 at 14:53

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It appears that asking this is borderline. In general it is bad form, but since the creator of the hat probably expected this this to happen, and it really won't have any long term negative effects on the site it can be over looked.

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