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I agree that one big reason is the +25+15 reputation restriction to upvote.
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I understand that since this is a beta, people can come up with a handful of new questions and earn those points quickly, but when SOStack Overflow gets more filled with questions, it will become more common that new people come here, search and find the answer they are looking for. And I think finding what you are looking for is totally worth the upvote. 

Besides, allowing it early would encourage the good practice of searching instead of creating repeated (or re-worded) questions. I'veI've seen maymany good questions so far that I would like to upvote, but I don't want to just throw a random question just to earn the reputation needed to do that.

I agree that one big reason is the +25 reputation restriction to upvote.
I understand that since this is a beta, people can come up with a handful of new questions and earn those points quickly, but when SO gets more filled with questions, it will become more common that new people come here, search and find the answer they are looking for. And I think finding what you are looking for is totally worth the upvote. Besides, allowing it early would encourage the good practice of searching instead of creating repeated (or re-worded) questions. I've seen may good questions so far that I would like to upvote but I don't want to just throw a random question just to earn the reputation needed to do that.

I agree that one big reason is the +15 reputation restriction to upvote.

I understand that since this is a beta, people can come up with a handful of new questions and earn those points quickly, but when Stack Overflow gets more filled with questions, it will become more common that new people come here, search and find the answer they are looking for. And I think finding what you are looking for is totally worth the upvote. 

Besides, allowing it early would encourage the good practice of searching instead of creating repeated (or re-worded) questions. I've seen many good questions so far that I would like to upvote, but I don't want to just throw a random question just to earn the reputation needed to do that.

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I agree that one big reason is the +25 reputation restriction to upvote.
I understand that since this is a beta, people can come up with a handful of new questions and earn those points quickly, but when SO gets more filled with questions, it will become more common that new people come here, search and find the answer they are looking for. And I think finding what you are looking for is totally worth the upvote. Besides, allowing it early would encourage the good practice of searching instead of creating repeated (or re-worded) questions. I've seen may good questions so far that I would like to upvote but I don't want to just throw a random question just to earn the reputation needed to do that.