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I think I understand why someone would down vote a poor question or especially a poor answer, but what does that down vote do to the long term SEO of that question?
For example, does a question with
90 up votes somehow have better SEO than a question with
Or does that have more to do with a question being asked "first" and other questions that come later are duplicates.
This is supposed to be a repository of good questions and answers for all to google and enjoy right? As well as a surprisingly fast way to get an answer. So what happens to all those poor questions?
PS: I searched for duplicates to this question, but did not find any.