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I understand the danger of tactical downvoting. It's clearly gaming the system. But what about Community Wiki posts (on Meta, at least)? Nobody is there to gain rep; there is no reason anyone would possibly want to tactically downvote anything.

After witnessing active Meta activity in Area 51 sites, where the environment of the entire newly-formed website can change and shift drastically within the time span of even a few days, very important Community Wiki meta questions can see answers shift from extremely relevant and helpful to horribly irrelevant and even destructive to the progress of the developing community.

I'd perhaps like the ability to be able to change positions that I support over time, as the landscape of the issue changes drastically around me. And I really don't see any downside, honestly. If anyone has any, please point them out.

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Do I really have to give this a bounty? –  Justin L. Jul 25 '10 at 5:01
    
I initially wanted to downvote this, but on second thought, I would like to see some examples of where questions have become irrelevant and/or destructive before I choose how to vote. –  Pops Aug 27 '10 at 18:56
    
Having seen no examples after almost a month, -1. –  Pops Sep 21 '10 at 16:23
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up vote 1 down vote accepted

I would just like to point out: If it is community wiki, you can edit it (changing nothing) and change your vote.

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Man ... I sound just like Jeff... –  Tyler Carter Jul 23 '10 at 3:53
    
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