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In the comments on a question of mine on SO, a couple people mentioned they did not like the downvotes I was receiving. How can they tell I got a downvote, other than comparing the vote rating over time? Is there a button somewhere I can't find or is it just because it is my question? Perhaps I cannot see some information because the question is now closed?

The question: John the Ripper Custom Rule

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Click on the vote number between the arrows. That will split the vote tally into two numbers; upvotes and downvotes. I think you might need a minimum amount of reputation already to be able to do this. – Robert Harvey Jan 19 '11 at 18:16
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See here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/68289/… – Jon Seigel Jan 19 '11 at 18:16
up vote 6 down vote accepted

After a certain rep (1000), you can.

http://stackoverflow.com/faq

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At 1000 rep, you can access this information. Click on the current vote tally and it will change to show the # of upvotes and downvotes. As of the time of this answer, you (OP) need a just a tad more rep ;0.

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