The other day I saw an answer which was ok. Not great but not bad. So no reason to upvote or downvote. However the answer already had a single downvote. I felt this was unfair so upvoted the answer to ...
As we know, the tactical downvoting (I'm talking especially about SO, as I don't know about other sites) is more and more becoming a serious problem, as I see, the community can't stop this behavior ...
This question might not be a directly related to programming but more the culture around it, specifically Stack Overflow. I recently stumbled onto Stack Overflow Careers, and read how you could ...
Are you influenced by existing votes? That is, if a question or answer has a large number of up votes, are you more likely to vote it up (and similar for down)? The reason I'm putting this question ...
I have seen a few questions here on Meta Stack Overflow that cover parts of this, but they are often too local, and none of them seem to cover all the relevant scenarios. I will break it up ...
I am wondering what users should do if they encounter a question that has already been down-voted for a particular reason. If you agree with the down-vote, should you down-vote the question as well? ...
In a previous discussion, the general consensus was that whether or not to upvote is, for most people and most questions, a function of the number of existing votes. To put it another way, the number ...
When you see a question or answer you might normally down-vote that already has one or more down-votes, do you find yourself more or less likely to down-vote it? In other words, are pre-existing down-...
Possible Duplicate: Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a negative score? I've nearly given up on downvoting questions. Why? It seems that no matter how awful, there's someone ...
After reading a few questions like this one, I was wondering what the primary aim of an upvote should be: To reward the answerer for a good response, or to drive the "best" answer(s) to the top of ...
Is there an appropriate SE site for soliciting things like testing webpages on different devices? [closed]
I am making a video player and have very limited access to mobile devices for testing functionality. I would like to be able to post a link and ask people to test on particular devices and upload ...
Wouldn't it make more sense to allow the "I'm Done" button without having to edit or vote up someone's late answer? If it is an answer that resolves someone's issue but you may not find it useful, ...