When you click to fetch vote counts too quickly you get the message "You may only fetch vote counts once every second". You actually have to wait 30 seconds before you can fetch another count.

(Note that this only applies to users with >= 1000 rep)

  • I'm sorry, what is the vote counts fetch? – Vinko Vrsalovic Jan 13 '10 at 23:27
  • @Vinko = click on the vote total to see the up/down totals. – user27414 Jan 14 '10 at 0:22
  • This will be fixed in the next nightly build – Geoff Dalgas Jan 14 '10 at 1:11
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    Out of curiosity, why is there a limit on this anyway? – Kyle Strand Apr 27 '13 at 21:32
  • I tried finding a duplicate of my problem, and this is as close as I've gotten. I keep getting this dialog for viewing up/downvotes, flagging, closing and commenting, without even doing them once. I load a page, and can't do these things. It the randomly works after a while. I didn't debug this thoroughly but at least no bogus requests were sent. – keyser Dec 29 '14 at 18:37

The timer for up-voting comments is similarly busted. Damned "code re-use"!

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