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Anonymous user feedback now in testing

What is the point of the 'was this post useful' question under every answer?

I thought that was voting's job.

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marked as duplicate by waiwai933, Jeff Atwood Aug 7 '11 at 3:13

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"I thought that was voting's job." Yes, except that anonymous users can't vote. – Cody Gray Aug 7 '11 at 4:02
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It only shows up if you're not logged in: it's to allow anonymous users a means to provide some amount of feedback that they can't otherwise do without reputation.

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Anonymous user feedback now in testing

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