When you hover over the question vote arrows, the tool tip that shows gives a short description why someone may vote that way

This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear.

This question does not show research effort; it is unclear or not useful.

Answers on the other hand have very short voting tool tips in comparison

This answer is useful.

This answer is not useful.

I think for the sake of consistency, the answer tool tips should be updated to match the question ones

This answer is useful; it is clear and accurate.

This answer is not useful; it is unclear or inaccurate.

Those are just quick suggestions I came up with but it would make the tool tips much more consistent.

I did find another request to do this but it focuses more on how the wording of the tip influences the way people vote, where as here, I just think it should look consistent. If that is enough of a difference to warrant a new question, I am not sure but I will post anyway and let you decide. It is a small change for sure but I think the UI being consistent is important.


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