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StackOverflow is the only site I have enough reputation to be allowed to see the upvote/downvote split.

I wish I could do this on all StackExchange sites.

Could you please reduce or eliminate the amount of reputation required for this privilege?

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Does it really matter? It's got to be the least exciting privilege you can get – Brad Mace Dec 20 '10 at 0:31
Why would you want that? – random Dec 20 '10 at 1:34
Okay, but you'll have to come up with an alternative for rewarding people that hit 1K rep. Too many t-shirts btw. – Uphill Luge Dec 20 '10 at 2:07
possible duplicate of Why do vote-counts require 1,000 reputation to see? – Jon Seigel Dec 20 '10 at 2:37
@JonSeigel, not a duplicate, because this here is a feature request, whereas that one was just asking why things were that way, tagged support. – MvG Jul 22 '12 at 23:29
@random. One thing that comes to mind is that on low traffic site a good answer can easly stop at two upvote. IMHO, knowing that the displayed 2 is +2/-0 or +3/-1 can help. Since many feel that they don't have to explain the -1 (so no comment stating what is wrong), losing even the info that the -1 is there in my view isn't desiderable. A -1 on a total of 3 votes can easly indicate that there IS an hidden pitfall somewhere in the proposed solution. – SPArchaeologist Jan 24 '13 at 10:47

That's just the rep amount you need to be able to see it easily.

IIRC, you can see the up/down-vote breakdown for any question by going to /posts/question-id/timeline.

For instance, you can see the breakdown for this question itself at

(It's currently at +1/-1)

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Which is even stranger - basically hide something you could know anyway? Why then? – SPArchaeologist Jan 24 '13 at 10:43
Maybe this proposal should then be change to make both visibilities to sync up in terms of required reputation; one way or another. – PlasmaHH Apr 23 '14 at 11:57

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