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Are there “automatic” upvotes for high reputation users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upvoting based on celebrity, too many upvotes (“excessive rep slurping”) I'm a bit confused. On this question SQLite: execute case-sensitive LIKE query on a ...
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Do upvotes and accepted answers tend to go toward the “celebrities” of SO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upvoting based on celebrity, too many upvotes (“excessive rep slurping”) Maybe this is a hard one, if not impossible, to quantify. But it seems like ...
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The problem with reputation: does high reputation attract too many upvotes?

It's not that I feel bitter when somebody else's answer is upvoted above my own, but it's when a user with a high rep answers a question and their answer seems to attract an immediate barrage of ...
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Should there be anonymous answers (and questions)?

The recent question by Joel on Logo (it has since been deleted) got me thinking. This has been raised on user voice, but has been declined. Would someone with lesser rep or a less famous name have ...
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What to do about rep inflation?

Overall reputation scores are headed nowhere but up. Pretty soon there will be thousands of mods. What to do? Thoughts on possibilities: Thousands of mods is fine. Carry on. Adjust the threshold ...
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How to upvote responsibly

Sometimes you just happen to read an answer in a topic in which you are not an expert in, and it sounds convincing enough, it shows careful effort and attention to details in the writing, and the ...
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Does a famous name on an answer gain more upvotes than a stranger?

It was made evident on the Stack Overflow question Search algorithm but for functions and many others that people with famous names in their fields answer questions and (granted are usually ...
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Are we too rep-focused?

I want to start by saying this is not an attack on anyone, regardless of rep level. Seriously, I'm not trying to start a flame war here. But I am curious. Meta opened up, and there are already dozens ...
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Theoretical question: Hide rep above 10k?

Imagine, when you get to 10k rep (obviously the point where you can comment, edit, vote to close and delete, have access to the moderator privileges).. instead of it showing an ever-increasing number, ...
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Is there a general recommendation on upvoting answers?

I have only been on SE for a short while (and I really only find Stack Overflow relevant at all, all the other sister sites I've checked so far are very low quality). What disturbs me on Stack ...
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I shouldn't be down-voted as much as I am, or by the people that are, and also punishments should abound for askers who fail to accept an answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Weighted Down-Voting based on Reputation Encourage users to select ‘Accepted Answer’ for old Questions Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users ...
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Two kinds of vote

Propose two types of upvote: Normal upvote. Current upvote. Has the meaning "This answer is helpful" I like that. This kind of upvote means the answer is pleasing somehow, but not ...