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Voting behavior: upvote vs upvote & downvote. How do you feel about it?

On a recent answer a user made the following point: -1. It's not about you or your answer (which is actually good). It's just that X's answer is just so much better than yours; better as in more ...
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Should We Change Upvoting Functionality for Comments?

If you upvote a comment and then try to remove the upvote, you get the following message: Are you sure you want to undo your upvote on this comment? You will not be able to upvote it again And ...
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Why Was This Question So Well-Received?

Contrary to most questions on here asking "Why was this question closed?" or "Why did I get downvotes?", today I'm actually concerned with the opposite. Why was the following question so well-...
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Upvoting while avoiding irregularities

So, I've been slowly working my way toward the Electorate badge, and have been paying extra attention to up- and down-voting on questions because of it. One place I found a bunch of good questions to ...
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Does our site ask people who haven't upvoted a question in a while to upvote questions?

On other sites, especially those I haven't visited in a while (weeks to months), I'll get a screen-wide drop-down that says something along the lines of, "you haven't upvoted any questions in a while, ...
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To what extent should my personal failure to suspend my disbelief justify a downvote?

I recently posted How to prevent Wikipedia's desire for donations in Bitcoins from enslaving the world. I was surprised that the upvote-vs-downvote ratio is 50%. I've never seen that before. So ...
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Upvote mechanics

What happens, exactly, when I reach the "maximum daily" (200)? I know I won't get more points for upvote (accepted answer do not count; I once got 230 in one day), but what about the upvote itself? ...
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What to do if you accidentally downvote something you did not want to downvote?

User laziness at the best: I was browsing one question here on worldbuilding on my mobile device. As I scroll, I accidentally put my finger on "downvote" arrow, causing vote down on one of provided ...
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How to boost upvotes on questions

I have questions. Good questions. Hot questions. Quite a few of them. They get many views. They get many answer-upvotes. But. I don't get credited for asking a question worthy of an answer of quality. ...
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Should we encourage voteup upon answering?

Should we encourage users to +1 each question, they find at least that interesting, that they're deciding to answer? AFAIK, this case isn't certain among other SE sites. I personally find this fair ...