Consider a well written, properly presented and clear question on either a subject that could be controversial or proposing simply an unpopular concept.
The question gets well reasoned, detailed answer(s) which makes sense and draws a good conclusion, also being accepted by OP.
On the other hand, the significant level of disagreement to the original proposal translates into a lot of down-votes.
I'm in this sort of situation now and I'm facing the following dilemmas:
- should I delete the question altogether? (since it's affecting my reputation score)
- is it fair to delete the question? (since some people put in effort so that we, as a community, have now this aspect sorted out)
- do we differentiate between poor quality questions and good quality questions on disliked matters?
I feel that disagreement in Meta should not discourage people to post and should not encourage questions answered "No" to be removed.