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What's the real problem with downvoting spam?

Quote from some comments in the question "Spam post should not be upvoted!": Don't downvote spam. Just use the spam flag, and not another one. It may seem counterintuitive, but downvoting can make ...
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How do I retract a vote?

I have seen only option for up-voting and down-voting. How do I retract a vote?
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Why my reputation Reduced by -1

I downvoted the Answer on this question Webform send multiple email. As you can see that is spam. In case Answer is removed by the time you read this question, I have taken screen shot as below, I ...
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I've got -1 point on an answer of other person

I've got -1 point from an answer I didn't write. Is that a bug?
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Can somebody upvote of its own question/answer?

When someone upvote his own question/answer is there any change occurs to its reputation?
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Can I do non-edits to remove misplaced votes?

Generally, I do very careful when placing down/up votes on a POST. If I misplace down/up votes on posts, I can't retract my vote once grace period ends. This happens in this case also: Edit in grace ...
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Edit in grace period should allow un-downvote, too

This question: open pop up window on map marker from outside map canvas after click an anchor tag in drupal 7 using gmap, location was pretty bad when I downvoted it. A bit more than a single line. It ...
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What's wrong with this question?

This question: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/109747/webforms-colorbox-not-working-seriously-nothing-happens How can I ask this question in a way it does make sense? Since I wrote what I ...
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Is it possible to see who upvoted your question?

I know it's impossible to see who downvoted your question, but I was wondering whether the case for upvoting is different. I'm always soo curious to know who likes my questions! :)
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Automatic vote-up when answer is marked as accepted

I often see replies that are being marked as answer without a vote-up. As I consider accepted answers as useful, I was wondering whether it would be possible to implement an automatic vote-up when an ...
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Call to action: Review and Vote to Close and/or Edit

A few months ago, the diamond moderators made a decision (citation needed) to back off a little bit on unilaterally closing questions. We did this to Encourage community moderation To not impose our ...
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Guidance on appropriate level of research

I had a question down-voted today and I just want to get some guidance on the appropriate level of research I should do before posting. The question is here: Create custom signup block with mailchimp ...
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Why almost every question gets an upvote now?

I mean, questions like this - one sentence, no research effort, no basic understanding, 3 concepts / APIs mangled together and it still got upvote. Un-upvoted soon, but it was there. Or this one - ...
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Is it okay to use down-votes to attack another person?

I would like to assume the answer is no, but it bears asking. I just discovered that someone has systematically gone through every question I've asked on drupal.stackexchange.com, and every answer I'...
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Alert says the vote limit has been reached, and to try after 16 hours

I am shown a alert that says, "You have reached vote limit try again after 16 hours." What is the secret behind this?
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Should there be a penalty for downvoting a question?

I have seen quite a bunch of questions where users downvote and dont bother to leave comment. Should there be a penalty in such case? A simple down-vote doesn't suggest anything for the OP to be ...
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Why was this question downvoted?

Can someone tell me why this question has so many downvotes, and no comments regarding how to improve the question? What is the reason behind the current menu structuring
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Why does nobody vote around here? (And why they need to.)

I just had a look around while waiting for some attention on my own question. As a heavy user on other SE sites I have this observation to make about the state of questions here: Nobody seems to be ...
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What is acceptable to ask moderators to do?

For example, I posted an answer that was downvoted without comment, I think because of an error in my example code. I fixed the error, but the downvote remains. Is it acceptable to ask a moderator to ...
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Is there any way to see who downvotes a post?

I've made several posts on the main Drupal site that have been downvoted with no explanation. Is there any way to see who is doing that?
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How can I see the questions and answers I've voted on?

Often I'll find that I need to find a question I'd recently looked at and voted on, but can't quite remember the title. Since I voted on it, and I can't vote twice, I know there's a record of which ...
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My reputation was decreased when I down-voted spam answers

I saw two questions with spam answers; I have down-voted these answers, and I saw that my reputation has been decreased. Why?
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How to get more votes on questions?

On an average day, the questions-list on e.g. the frontpage, has (almost) only questions with 0 points. How can we encourage people to vote up on good questions, and vote down on badly asked (vague, ...
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What is the point of question down-voting?

The question might sound dumb at first, but I wonder about this every time I see downvotes. I just don't see the point of it. Down-voting of answers is sometimes useful if the answer is clearly wrong ...
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How can we teach/animate the users to participate more on this site?

Ok, so the responses to my previous question ( https://drupal.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/288/what-can-we-do-about-our-answered-ratio) make it clear that the users who actually read here on meta ...
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Are votes for a question migrated together the question?

Suppose that a user with an account on both Stack Overflow and Drupal Answers ask a question on SO, which gets 5 votes, and which is then migrated to DA where it gets 5 votes further. Does the user ...