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Allow new users to vote on answers they've received [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shouldn’t a rep-less newbie at least be able to upvote a good answer to his/her own questions? Voting requires 15 reputation. I think that we should make an exception ...
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Rep threshold for upvoting answers to your questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shouldn't a rep-less newbie at least be able to upvote a good answer to his/her own questions? I've been told by a couple of 1-rep users that they can't upvote answers to ...
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8answers
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Badge suggestion: Unsung Hero (5 accepted answers with no votes)

This badge, which I'd nominate as a silver, would be awarded for every 5 accepted answers a user has with no votes. There should probably be a 24-hour window after acceptance before this badge is ...
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11answers
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Why don't people upvote questions they answer?

This has always been a bit of a puzzle to me. I generally upvote every question I answer: if it seems a good enough question to take time answering, it seems a good enough question to upvote I want ...
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How does a lurker gain reputation to receive privilege for commenting? [duplicate]

I have been reading Stack Exchange for years - mostly not logged in, and have never posted (this is my first). I'm simply not very talkative, and very good at googling. Recently a few occasions have ...
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Reminding new users of accept/upvote “duty”?

I often see new users posting questions and getting answers. But instead of getting an upvote or accept for the answer, they just add a comment that the answer helped them. I understand that you need ...
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2answers
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Why are 15 reputation points required to upvote?

I think more reputation points should be required to add a new answer than to upvote an existing answer. I don't continually watch for new questions, so usually when I find a question it has already ...
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6answers
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Can new users upvote answers to their questions?

I just answered two questions back to back, both by new users. They both accepted my answer, but neither upvoted it. I see this happen fairly frequently to users (not just me), so my question is: can ...
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Shadow upvotes on own question for newbie users

There have been previous discussions on newbies being able to upvote on their own questions, and although the request was denied, the arguments for and against can be summed up as They should be ...
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3answers
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Proposal: suggest to upvote the answer when you check it as accepted

I like the fact that when you upvote an answer to your question, SO reminds you you could also mark is as accepted. Wouldn't it be nice if the same would apply the other way around, i.e. if when ...
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Allow upvote for <15 rep users on own questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow new users to vote on answers they've received I finally figured out why I get so many 0-vote accepts (enough to get the Tenacious badge). I never realized (though I ...
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Why can't I vote (up/down) on sites where I'm not a registered member?

I ask this question for a very simple reason: I love voting on questions on any SE site where I learn new things, or recognize bad user behavior on a particular site. What I'm asking is this: why we ...