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Do we want to discourage pity votes on awful questions?

In the answers and comments to this question the idea of discouraging the pity upvotes that awful questions usually get has been mentioned more than once, but, as it is tangential to the issue ...
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4answers
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Should a user that got his question closed, edited then re-opened get rep for it?

I see that happening at least once a day so I'm bringing it up. A user, most likely new to SO, asks a question that is not interesting or that doesn't make a lot of sense or it's not a real question. ...
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What should we do with our favourite UserVoice requests? [closed]

Clearly UserVoice is still present, and has a lot of content. There are requests there that I'm really keen on, and I'd like them to be discussed further on Meta. (I strongly suspect that UserVoice ...
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3answers
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Downvotes being immediately upvoted

On my account on SO, I have only cast six downvotes. Every time I cast a downvote on something that was at 0, taking it to -1, almost immediately it was upvoted by someone else back to 0. Should I ...
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3answers
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Why don't down-votes count when totalling reputation for someone who started with a 1 reputation when subsequent up-votes are given?

I noticed a brand-new user asked this question on SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/37034218/please-help-me-with-a-code It immediately received 4 down-votes, but the user's rep stayed at 1 ...
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3answers
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Pity upvote point parity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a negative score? The issue of "Pity-Upvotes" has received a bit of attention, most notibly here: Is there an actual "...
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2answers
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Electorate badge and the benefit of voting on questions

For me voting on questions is much less important than voting on answers. If you have a question, you have it, period! It doesn't matter if it was upvoted by others or not. The reason you ask the ...
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2answers
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Bad Post Mechanics: What happens, over time, when you post a bad answer on StackOverflow?

Primary Question What happens, over time, when you post a bad answer on StackOverflow? Assume someone posted a question that would accumulate: Two down votes per hour One up vote per hour One flag ...
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Earning Reputation for Poor Questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should the weight of downvotes be increased? Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a negative score? OK, this may sound like a big change but this is ...
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2answers
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Option to vote to somehow show disagreement with a downvote

I'm putting this as a discussion as I haven't got a solid feature-requestable idea, because it's a complex scenario. So I'm just putting forward the basic idea and some thoughts I've had, for the ...
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1answer
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More often than not if someone down votes me I get +9 rep! Is that right? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a negative score? A lot of users will up vote if they see a question or answer that has -1 but is not totally terrible. ...
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1answer
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Feature Request: Don't count reputation from upvotes if the score is under 0 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a negative score? For example, total score -3 you seeing is no meaning here, since +2*5 + -5*2 === 10 Points from counter ...
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1answer
128 views

Should reputation for questions and answers be based on overall q/a rating?

Several times I have seen posts like this: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16419458/learn-java-development where a very low quality/off topic question is asked very politely. These sorts of ...
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0answers
192 views

The “minus -> plus” effect on reputation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should up and down votes cancel each other? Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a negative score? What I'm describing here could have been discussed before....
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0answers
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Make upvotes worth only +2 while a post's score is negative [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a negative score? This is a refinement of another proposal: Should we reduce rep bonus for upvotes on posts with a ...

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