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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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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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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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2answers
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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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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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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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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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9answers
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New reason to close - blatant rep-gain

I've seen a couple of questions (admittedly by the same user) that are obvious (to me) attempts at "rep-whoring". Should this be added as a reason to close? First question: https://stackoverflow.com/...
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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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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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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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Should we require minimum reputation to continue asking questions?

We are reevaluating this based on community feedback. The new heuristic to prevent questions being asked will probably be based on a combination of question closes, question deletes, question flags, ...

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