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Vote count on reputation tab

If I go to a user's page, click the "reputation" tab, and choose the "by post" filter, I see something like this:

2 votes vs 1 vote [Note: This is just an example from my page, but it's repeatable on other user pages]

It just seems odd that the summary for today says "2 votes", but broken out it's 1 vote and 1 accept. Granted I can't think of a good alternative ("2 events", "2 Items"?), I just thought I'd bring it up on here to see what people thought.

This is kind of a nit-picky thing, so I'm not sure if it's important.

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marked as duplicate by Pops, Nick Craver Nov 15 '11 at 16:28

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I've often wondered that myself –  Jack Nov 15 '11 at 15:09
    
"2 rep changes" :) –  John Nov 15 '11 at 15:13
    
Is there anything semantically wrong with considering that an accept is a vote by the question owner? –  Mat Nov 15 '11 at 15:19
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Technically accepts are a type of vote internally, not that we generally think of it that way. Unless somebody comes up with a good word, I'd rather keep it "votes" -- "events"/"items"/"responses" are all pretty bad –  Michael Mrozek Nov 15 '11 at 15:21
    
@Michael I feel weird about accepts being a type of vote; it implies someone other than the OP has a say in the matter (like voting to close). They can accept whatever answer they want, regardless of votes. I agree that (so far) "votes" is still much better than the alternatives =) –  jadarnel27 Nov 15 '11 at 15:26
    
If you look at the Unanswered page, you will see that questions with an accepted answer are not listed, for the fact that accepting an answer is considered a kind of vote. –  kiamlaluno Nov 15 '11 at 15:39
    
@kiamlaluno I would think questions with an accepted answer don't show up on the unanswered page because they do have an answer, right? Or am I missing something there? –  jadarnel27 Nov 15 '11 at 15:42
    
That page lists questions with no up voted answers, as stated in the page itself. –  kiamlaluno Nov 15 '11 at 15:49
    
@Kiamlaluno Apologies, I see what you're saying now. That's a very good point. –  jadarnel27 Nov 15 '11 at 15:54
    
@PopularDemand @ NickCraver Sorry for the dupe! Thanks for finding that =) –  jadarnel27 Nov 15 '11 at 16:33

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Perhaps "2 responses" would be more accurate without being as vague as "items"?

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Definitely better than my ideas, but still sounds off to me. –  jadarnel27 Nov 15 '11 at 15:36
    
A response is something different in my opinion...*reactions* comes closer... –  Time Traveling Bobby Nov 15 '11 at 16:16

I belive this has been asked somewhere before.

This is

An accepted answer is considered a vote

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Indeed it has (been asked before). –  Pops Nov 15 '11 at 16:17
    
I was thinking that it must have been asked and answered, but my search-fu has failed me so far. –  jadarnel27 Nov 15 '11 at 16:25

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