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I observed that my questions that got closed got more down-votes after closing and more up-votes before closing.

Can someone query the SO data to see if there are more down-votes than up-votes after a question is closed and thus see if there is a general trend here?

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You can look at your timeline to see what happened in what order: meta.stackoverflow.com/users/192821/… –  Fluffeh Sep 7 '12 at 9:08
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@Fluffeh I was thinking more like a general statistics if someone that knows how to query the SO data could do that. –  Eduard Florinescu Sep 7 '12 at 9:09
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They probably are. See, we have such a useful golden badge as Electorate here... and it's easier to give a totally unbiased opinion on the question that is already considered a bad thing by community. –  raina77ow Sep 7 '12 at 9:36
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Re your remark "my questions got more down votes after closing and more positive votes before closing", ehm, are you saying your questions get closed very often? If so, then maybe they are bad quality, and they do deserve downvotes. –  Mr Lister Sep 7 '12 at 9:53
    
Can it be that it has been closed for a longer time than it was open? –  Bo Persson Sep 7 '12 at 12:44
    
@BoPerson I am talkin about ratios, percents not absolute numbers. –  Eduard Florinescu Sep 7 '12 at 12:52
    
@EduardFlorinescu Percentages are also highly misleading with such small absolute numbers (both in number of examples, and number of votes per example). It would be more meaningful to look at absolute numbers. Anyway, to address the question, the most worrying problem that I see here is people upvoting close-worthy questions. If a question is bad enough to be closed it usually shouldn't be getting upvotes. –  Servy Sep 7 '12 at 14:29
    
@Servy if people keep vote down a question even if there is an answer to it and you cannot delete it, you then hope for a few upvotes. –  Eduard Florinescu Sep 7 '12 at 19:43

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Questions with close votes, are visible in review lists. So they get more attention and as such probably more votes.

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But you now can't downvote from the review lists; it takes effort to downvote. –  ben is uǝq backwards Sep 7 '12 at 13:02

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