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Change upvote/downvote tooltip on meta sites

Since voting on meta sites mean something different on the main sites, can you change the tooltip as well: This question is useful and clear --> I agree This question is unclear or not useful --> I ...
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Community-led deletionism: a protocol for sanity

A couple of events in the past few days have caused me to reflect - yet again - on the direction we're headed with regard to deletion on Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange. First, a moderator on one ...
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Meaning of downvotes in Meta vs Main sites?

Upvotes are easy on both Main and Meta sites. You like something, you vote it up. Downvotes are trickier. On Main down-voting a question means that the question is a poor one. Poor meaning badly ...
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How can Meta be made more conducive to discussions?

Disclaimer: This post is quite lenghty. To prevent out of context interpretations I kindly request either reading it in its entirety or not reading it at all. Thank you. Why am I writing this? I've ...
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That downvoted questions make you lose reputation limits diversity of opinion in Meta [duplicate]

I have posted different suggestions in the recent days, that many users didn't like. Although some are common practice in other forums, and some even if you don't agree are true (ie, new users get "...
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Remove the 'please consider leaving a comment…' on meta

When downvoting on meta I get a "please consider leaving a comment on how this can be improved" message. In meta votes mean different things, so I think this isn't relevant. Can it be removed? ...
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Should I backup my older questions because they could be deleted?

A few of my older questions have been deleted. I know they existed but I don't remember their titles. Maybe some of them were closed but with very useful answers. Is there an authority who can do ...
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Inform lower rep users more explicitly about downvote meaning on meta [duplicate]

OK so I have seen the following before writing this post: Meaning of downvotes in Meta vs Main sites? Change the meaning of downvotes on meta, or make it more apparent to new users that they mean ...
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Let experienced users silently edit their posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to edit a question without bumping it to the front page? How feasible and desirable would it be to allow users with some minimal rep—say, 2K? 5K?—to edit their ...
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+1 and like buttons next to a question

I'd like +1 and like buttons for Google+ and Facebook below the sharing buttons next to each question. Sometimes, I'd just like to show I like it without sending a whole status update. I e-mailed the ...