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  • 2010-05-11 06:11:22Z
  • 2010-05-11 06:12:38Z
  • 2010-05-11 06:14:06Z

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  • 2010-05-12 02:50:59Z
  • 2010-05-12 02:51:26Z
  • 2010-05-12 02:52:02Z
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Very close to 1m30s between each. Questions only. Three at a time (though they could go one more without triggering the script..). It does look suspicious.

I suspect a serial voter rather than a bug. That said, I can't imagine what they gain by making you look good. I don't think it's you—unless you posted on meta as a carefully crafted misdirect!

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phony? Nope :) The up votes are recorded in the database, so it can be verified. – Nick Dandoulakis May 12 '10 at 7:24
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oh, and notice that 2 questions are on both cases. A different account must be used if there is a serial voter. – Nick Dandoulakis May 12 '10 at 7:29
    
@Nick: Never said it was phony. – Gnome May 12 '10 at 7:41
    
"... a carefully crafted misdirect" <--- – Nick Dandoulakis May 12 '10 at 7:47
    
@Nick: Ah, that was just some (apparently poor) humor suggesting the votes were fraudulent (but not phony :P). (E.g. if you had you upvoted yourself from a sock puppet account.) – Gnome May 12 '10 at 7:48
    
sock puppet account? oops, you busted me! – Nick Dandoulakis May 12 '10 at 7:58
    
Quick, someone search the user DB for Nick A, Nick B, Nick C and Nick E! – Pops May 12 '10 at 14:30
    
Sorry, but 1:16, 1:28, 0:27 and 0:36 are not "very close to 1:30 each". – ЯegDwight Sep 11 '10 at 13:52
    
@RegDwight: You're right, it's worse than I saw at first glance. Why did you quote "very close to 1:30 each"? – Gnome Sep 11 '10 at 14:15

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