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“You cannot vote for yourself”… so why give me the option? [duplicate]

One thing that irks me is redundant controls. For example, there was a game I used to play that had a "disable IP check" option, but if you enabled it without Game Operator permission then you would ...
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Why are the buttons for voting on your own question or answer visible? [duplicate]

When you visit a question that you have asked or an answer you have given you can see on the left hand side of the screen buttons for up-voting and down-voting as well as the number of people of votes ...
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Why can you vote for your own question? [duplicate]

Next to your own question or answer, there are up and downvote arrows: Of course, you can't give reputation to yourself: Why are the buttons even there? (Might be good UI design, with the ...
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Why do 'vote up' and 'vote down' buttons show up on one's own answers? [duplicate]

Right, every beginner answerer on this site has probably tried to upvote their own post, only to be greeted with a stern message saying that 'you can't vote for your own post'. I was wondering, ...
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No need of showing vote button for own posts [duplicate]

We can't vote our own posts in any of the SE sites. Then what is the need of showing the vote buttons to the users for their own posts? And we display that the user can't vote for their posts ...
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instead of “you can't upvote for yourself message” wouldn't it be better to simply hide the votes images on one's own questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove vote UI elements beside own question and answer posts Just hide it, why display it, keep it enabled, and give the man a false hope he can cheat on the system (wink)
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Just don't show UI for actions that can't be actioned [duplicate]

Recently I just deleted one of my answer in stackoverflow where there was one comment. After deleting the answer it also show for sometime that we all know but in the comment it still allow us to up ...
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Why are the upvote and downvote buttons visible on a user's own post? [duplicate]

I saw, when I posted a question on Stack Exchange/Stack Overflow, there are upvote and downvote buttons for our post. But we can't upvote nor downvote the post. Why didn't Stack ...
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Hide the up/down vote arrows on your own posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove vote UI elements beside own question and answer posts Since users can't vote for their own questions, what's the point of having the voting arrows. Sometimes I leave a ...
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Would it be better to hide the upvote and downvote buttons unless you can use them? [duplicate]

I just joined the programmers stack exchange site in order to upvote an answer that I thought was particularly worthy but when I clicked on the button I was told that I needed 15 reputation. This is ...
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Should Stack Overflow prevent users from making mistakes rather than telling them after the mistake is made? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove vote UI elements beside own question and answer posts While posting my earlier question, I tried to post an image to better explain the problem. So I uploaded a ...
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UI tweak, hide up and down buttons for own posts? Like done for comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove vote UI elements beside own question and answer posts You are not shown a flag or up button for your own comment. Similarly something can be done for the own posts, ...
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If I can't vote for my posts, why do I see voting buttons for my posts? [duplicate]

This seems a no-brainer: Remove voting buttons for logged-on user's posts. If there were no buttons on my posts, there wouldn't be a need for the "You can't vote for your own post" message, because ...
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3answers
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Scroll the vote buttons on my own posts even though I can't vote for them [closed]

The vote button scrolling feature doesn't seem to be enabled for my own questions and answers. While this makes sense given the motivation of the feature being to encourage voting and the fact that I ...
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How do I down vote my own questions? [duplicate]

I came across a question that was horribly written and lacked any research. Then I noticed I had written it. How would I down vote my own question?

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