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On the StackExchange sites you can click on any user and see the number of up and down votes they've placed.

On Area 51 you can't.

Why is that?

See follow up question: Area 51 should also display up and down votes per person

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If you're going to fork the feature request as its own question, this should probably be tagged [support] instead. –  Grace Note Jan 18 '11 at 21:03
    
@Grace - thanks, done. –  Wikis Jan 18 '11 at 21:05

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

It's on a slightly different code base.

It was forked a while back to allow for "not a good example" or "meh" votes as well as the usual "up" and "down" which had been re-purposed for "great on topic" and "great off topic" votes along with a few other changes which I can't remember right now.

This means that changes made on the main code line aren't reflected on Area 51 and vice versa.

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this is an interesting answer because it's very much a developer answer, if you don't mind me saying so! Zooming out of the code, what is the reason from a user point of view? Or is it simply, as your answer implies, that this was overlooked? –  Wikis Jan 18 '11 at 6:38
    
@Wikis - I suppose I am saying that it was overlooked because it's on a different code base. –  ChrisF Jan 18 '11 at 9:16
    
thanks. So I guess I should accept this and enter a new question for a feature request - or perhaps a bug report? –  Wikis Jan 18 '11 at 9:45
    
OK, I'll accept this and enter a new question. Thanks for the answer. –  Wikis Jan 18 '11 at 20:53

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