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When you try to upvote multiple comments one after the other, you get a message saying "You may submit a comment vote every 5 seconds". I understand this feature is added for users to avoid simply upvoting on comments without reading them.

The same is not true when you are upvoting for answers/posts. So my question is - Why is this feature of time interval not implemented for upvoting multiple answers one after the other?

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Hey, don't go giving the team horrible ideas! – Gilles Mar 29 '11 at 20:46
@Gilles - I am just asking for rationale behind implementation only on comments and not on up/down votes. I am sure SE team would've thought about this ;) – Sachin Shanbhag Mar 30 '11 at 6:39
Related questions: there is an open question with regards to "Why is there a limit for comments". There's also a (silently) declined request to remove that delay. – Grace Note Apr 12 '11 at 16:18
possible duplicate of Why can you vote (up or down) every five seconds? – YOU Apr 12 '11 at 16:30
It generally takes longer to fairly evaluate an answer than a comment, and answer votes have more affect than comment votes. So all logic would seem to suggest it should be the other way around if anything. – David Schwartz Oct 6 '11 at 13:12

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