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Just noticed all new questions on SO getting a single up-vote each.

That looks rather suspicious - all upvoted withing seconds of each other.

Is someone trying to achieve Suffrage without looking at the merit of each question?

Here are some of the upvoted questions:

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Try the Electorate badge –  random Jan 8 '11 at 18:42
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@random - fair point. Still, I would call this misuse. –  Oded Jan 8 '11 at 18:45
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@Oded hmm, maybe it's abuse, but there probably isn't much that can be done about it. It's hard to tell a frivolous question vote from a "real" one –  Pëkka Jan 8 '11 at 18:49
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This problem is definitely as old as the Electorate badge. Suffrage amounts to at most one day and 30 votes of abuse; Electorate is 20 days and 600 votes. –  Aarobot Jan 8 '11 at 18:51
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@Aarobot yeah. The Electorate badge is a bad one anyway because of the "25% of votes must be on questions" mandate. That really sucks. –  Pëkka Jan 8 '11 at 18:55
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@Pekka: I just don't vote for answers on any new sites, unless it's either really bad or really good. –  Aarobot Jan 8 '11 at 18:56
    
Surely seeing multiple upvotes in a very short timespan is an indication of this phenomenon? –  Oded Jan 8 '11 at 19:31
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@Aarobot Great plan –  Michael Mrozek Jan 8 '11 at 19:45
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Perhaps increase the time limit between voting on two questions? I can't think of myself legitimately voting on two separate questions within a few seconds. –  marcog Jan 8 '11 at 19:53
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