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Two downvotes within 5 seconds of each other on two separate threads...seems intentional. What can be done?

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2177590/how-can-i-reorder-a-list-in-python/2177607#2177607

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2179241/python-chaining/2179265#2179265

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You might just be unlucky today. :( I had one user downvote me twice in two separate threads because he thought my answers were vague, but he removed both downvotes when I edited for clarity. This was all possible because of the @targeted comment notification. – Ether Feb 1 '10 at 22:35
    
yeah...if there were comments i would (and do) certainly respond to them. will circle back once more to double check for any. sorry it happened to you too. – AJ. Feb 1 '10 at 22:36
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If only there was a way to force a comment on downvotes... – juan Feb 1 '10 at 22:40
    
Yeah...and it's spreading. More downvotes. Ugh. – AJ. Feb 1 '10 at 22:41
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If it's all the same person and there are a sufficient number of downvotes, the votes will likely be detected and removed by the suspicious-voting-patterns script. – mmyers Feb 1 '10 at 22:43
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Comments explaning downvotes should be mandatory. – David W Sep 16 '12 at 23:24
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Flag the moderator to check on it. They're quite helpful.

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How do I flag a downvote? – AJ. Feb 1 '10 at 22:31
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You flag the question. – Tyler Carter Feb 1 '10 at 22:32
    
Done and done, thanks. – AJ. Feb 1 '10 at 22:39

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