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I have recently received several down-votes to my questions/answers at the same time on StackOverflow. I don't think it was done accidently, but was a targeted attack against me. Though I have no idea who could do that and why. I know that there is no way I can see who did that and I don't seek truth here. But I just wonder if there is some moderation tool that sees such kind of attacks i.e. many down votes coming on the same user for answers belonging to completely different tags.

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+1 Users don't have the manual, and if they did, they wouldn't read it. In fact, users can't read anything, and if they could, they wouldn't want to. –  Andomar Nov 9 '09 at 15:24
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up vote 4 down vote accepted

There's a daily script that detects the "chain hate downvote pattern" and corrects it every night.

If the downvotes are still there tomorrow, I think you can contact team@stackoverflow.com and ask them to look into it. Or flag one for moderator attention and explain your issue.

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this also applies to "chain love upvote patterns" :) –  Troggy Nov 9 '09 at 16:58
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"There's a daily script that ... corrects it every night." Wouldn't that be a nightly script then? ;-) –  fretje Nov 9 '09 at 18:54
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@fretje, it depends on your timezone. –  Zoredache Nov 9 '09 at 20:19
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