Possible Duplicate: Should questions closed as “not a real question” and “off topic” get an automatic downvote? When I go to close a question as a moderator for certain ...
Possible Duplicate: Should questions closed as “not a real question” and “off topic” get an automatic downvote? I have many close votes on SO so far. Sometimes (quite less frequently), I have ...
Update: This has been rolled out to all sites in the network. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of the issues we're aiming to ...
This is an unofficial list of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, but a Stack Exchange developer changes the Accepted ...
Closing changes: on hold, unclear, too broad, opinion-based, off-topic reasons, bye-bye to Too Localized
After a ton of discussion, work and input from the community, we're rolling out the remainder of major closing changes that you've helped us design, as discussed in these prior posts. They're live, ...
There have been a number of discussions about "pity" or "sympathy" upvotes. http://meta.stackexchange.com/search?q=pity+sympathy+upvote That is, the idea that once a post is voted down to -1, some ...
I just wrote this totally nasty query on data.se (same query including all community wiki questions). It is ... complicated but this is what it looks at: It splits up data in to 1 month chunks (...
The upvote tooltip says: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. The downvote tooltip says: This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear or not ...
Here is my user experience I recently had a question closed on me without given the time to improve it. Like all developers, we will get stuck on an impediment that we can't solve, sometimes late ...
Right now, certain close reasons carry automatic downvotes. The original reason for this was largely to enforce specific quality bans in part because people were not down voting questions. Now that ...
I and my friend used to ask programming questions on Stack Overflow, until we saw that 90% of our questions have at least 1 downvote and nobody cares to explain or at least give a clue why. For ...
Questions that are closed as "not a real question" and "off topic" (without being migrated) already receive an automatic downvote. But this treatment doesn't currently apply to questions that get ...
Disclaimer: I've read Should downvotes on questions be "free"?, but I feel the landscape has changed in the last three years. What I'm looking for here is discussion about the results, looking back. I'...
Prevent questions closed as “off topic” or “not a real question” from showing up in the “Related” links
I was trying to find a duplicate for a recent post, so I checked one of the "Related" links, which landed me on another post that wasn't quite what I was looking for. So from there, once again I check ...
I have a question associated to a down-vote I received on stacked overflow. Are there automated causes for down-votes, or community-centric assumptions towards posts that might get an automatic down-...