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I have a habit of up voting good questions/answers. But I have no idea how active or generous are others. Also, should we be generous in these matters?

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Does it matter? Voting is a very personal thing. If you like a thing, upvote it. If you find a thing particularly useless (or even dangerous), downvote it. That's all there is to it. (Sidenote: you can view the number of votes in a persons profile). – Joachim Sauer Dec 18 '12 at 13:43
habit ?? 43 vote in 4month ... – NullPoiиteя Dec 18 '12 at 13:50
@Mat: according to that page, people called "Marc" are the most active voters, closely followed by Mario ... I see a distinct correlation! – Joachim Sauer Dec 18 '12 at 13:51
@NullPointer He he :) I mean its my recent habit. I was not much concerned about this. – Mawia Dec 18 '12 at 13:54
Oops! What's that downvote? At least explain what is the thing that you don't agree. – Mawia Dec 18 '12 at 14:00
There are some pretty interesting patterns there. – Asad Saeeduddin Dec 18 '12 at 14:00
@NullPointer High standards, maybe. – Daniel Fischer Dec 18 '12 at 14:07
Related – Manishearth Dec 18 '12 at 14:08
I'm at 10,119 votes cast (9:1 up/down) in 4.25 years...or about 6.5 a day. I feel like a slacker knowing that. Vote early, vote often. – user7116 Dec 18 '12 at 14:11
Since the introduction of the review queue's I cast a lot of downvotes. – Toon Krijthe Dec 18 '12 at 14:30
Voting is good, just don't get carried away like some people: – Ward Dec 18 '12 at 15:24
Down-votes here do not necessarily reflect the same things they do on the main site. Please read the FAQ. – Aaron Bertrand Dec 18 '12 at 15:49

Vote early.

Vote often.

Be generous with upvotes and downvotes alike. Don't be scared to lose that 1 reputation.

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