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Should everyone have to defend a down-vote? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes I recently received my first down-vote and am still reeling from that stinging feeling. Seems silly to care but for some reason ...
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So annoyed with no-comment, vindictive downvoting [duplicate]

I have been so annoyed recently by people who downvote my answers with no comments. Usually it falls into one of two categories The asker is asking a question that is inherently impossible or ...
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Should basic netiquette dictate that we post reasons for downvoting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes OK, I've just got downvoted for an answer that was previously upvoted. I'm pretty sure my answer wasn't the best, yet not the ...
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What to do with unexplained downvotes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes Since I started using SO I've had a bunch of question downvoted, and every time it made sense. Either I was wrong or I didn't get ...
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How do I alert admins about potential vengeful behavior? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes Allow users to leave an anonymous comment when voting I have had four or five down-votes in the past few days on answers that ...
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Penalise Downvotes without Comment / Reward Downvotes with Comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes I know that this issue has been raised a number of times in the past, with some improvements being made to reduce the negative ...
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2answers
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Is it necessary to downvote a question like this? [duplicate]

How can I display something where the user's insertion point is using javascript/jquery? Someone is asking a question about autocomplete options for jQuery. Admittedly the subject line is ...
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1answer
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Downvoting without comment.Why it's allowed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes Recently somebody downvotes few of my questions/answers in same time. Without comment or reason. Why is this allowed? Imagine ...
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Mistaken downvote cannot be undone after matter is being clarified by the answerer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Undo a up/down vote after a comment is left Problem: I've found multiple times that people downvote, and give reasons why they do so, but that they are actually wrong. ...
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How to deal with downvotes without any explanation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes Sometimes there are bad questions that receive downvotes for different reasons. The "Stackoverflow netiquette" says that, when ...
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Why downvoting newbies without explanation is allowed? [duplicate]

I am a newbie, I stumbled upon this site yesterday. In a question I gave a perfectly correct and valid awnser, yet two people downvoted the answer and one downvoted my profile, and no explanation was ...
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Why not allow downvote only with at least an anonymous comment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Leaving an anonymous comment when voting. Encouraging people to explain down-votes People downvote with no comments, gives no idea what is wrong with an answer or ...
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4answers
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FAQ item “Be honest” (down-voting) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes "Above all, be honest. If you see misinformation, vote it down. Add comments indicating what, specifically, is wrong. Provide ...
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3answers
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Can you prevent receiving downvote within 5 minutes of posting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes I just posted on Stack Overflow, but due to a slight mistake the system bugged and removed my HTML code from view. I received 4 ...
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How to stop or recover inappropriate downvotes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes Recently I posted an answer to a question. Somebody downvoted it (without leaving a comment). But the solution is working. I ...

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