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This was discussed on MSO. From the accepted answer: The latter user has 10 reputation. The right to upvote is earned at 15 reputation. See https://stackoverflow.com/faq#reputation Therefore, this proposal doesn't make a lot of sense for the type of users you're talking about. As this came from Jeff Atwood, it is safe to assume it is a ...


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'Fraid not... All voting is anonymous, even to moderators. Only Stack Exchange developers can see who voted on a particular question/answer.


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No, a user cannot vote up or down on their own questions or answers. They can vote to close, vote to delete, but not up- or down-vote their own contributions.


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If you down-vote an answer, your reputation is reduced by 1; that is how down-voting an answer works. In the past, also down-voting a question would cause you to lose 1 point, but that has been changed. When you see a spam post, just flag it as spam; the system automatically down-vote it. Plus, when the post is flagged as spam from 6 users, it is ...


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That's by design rather than a bug, under Help Center > Reputation & Moderation: You lose reputation when: your answer is voted down: −2 you vote down an answer: −1 So you get -1 and the recipient of the down vote gets -2. Presumably that's to attach a little pain to down voting an answer so they aren't used maliciously, although at the same time it ...


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You answered your own question: If you downvote the post and flag it as spam, it may actually take longer for it to go away. When the vote count hits a certain point, it will disappear from the home page, and catch fewer flags, which means it will take longer to get autodeleted and may stay around until a moderator can handle the flag. And the ...


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How can I ask this question in a way it does make sense? Difficult to say - it already makes sense to me. What'd be a good reason to downvote both the question AND the answer? No-one can answer that except the person who cast the vote, really. A user's vote is their own to do with as they wish (except for specifically targeting certain users, which the ...


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To add to what MPD said, I think that automatic vote-up should not be implemented. While it makes sense to automatically down-vote spam posts, an automatic up-vote for an accepted answer would be something the OP decides to do. Accepting an answer already gives 15 reputation points to the user who answered; if the user who asked the question thinks the ...


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A single down-vote doesn't mean much. It doesn't say the question is that bad; differently it would have gotten more than 1 down-vote after being viewed 17 times. As for the reason of the down-vote, I can only imagine what the reason could be. I think it is because the question is about code you are looking for, but you don't show any attempt to write code ...


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Yes, if voted on 600 question, you will get Electorate badge see this https://drupal.meta.stackexchange.com/help/badges/44/electorate Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions.


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I cannot say exactly why users down-voted the question, but surely the fact your code shows you are using the wrong CSS class had a weight in this; users probably took you didn't read the module documentation. Only after, you added a note about having tried the CSS class suggested by the documentation, but probably users think you tried it after getting the ...


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If you do it before 5 minutes are passed, you can just click again the arrow you clicked to vote. Once 5 minutes are passed, you can retract a vote only if the post is edited.


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Your question doesn't specify why you'd want to retract a vote. If you accidently hit some voting button and you want to undo that, then you indeed have up to 5 minutes to click the voting button to correct your mistake (as in the accepted answer). And yes, if those 5 mins are passed already, you can only retract your vote from a post after it was edited (...


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No, it is not. All edits should be edits you would be willing to approve, if suggested by low-rep user. True, it leaves us in a bit of void, with no valid thing to do, and doing nothing being invalid on it's own. So think about constructive things you could try: Style and grammar edits Narrowing images for readability Tag edits - invalid use of modules is ...


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