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What is the etiquette on asking for upvotes? i.e. I answered a question, and the person who asked wrote a comment saying my answer was very useful. I am also the only answer, on the question and yet I don't have a single upvote.
I understand it would be inappropriate to ask for my answer to be picked as the correct answer. However, I think maybe this person (who is very new), doesn't understand the purpose of upvotes.
Is it appropriate to request an upvote via a comment?