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Down votes should not have any side effect, on meta [duplicate]

After my first suggestion, I've now got a new suggestion: down votes should not have any side effect in meta. By side effects, I mean something like banning me from asking questions due to too many ...
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account banned on Meta.SO. the automatic banning logic should be changed [duplicate]

I get Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See the Help Center to learn more. on my main account on Meta.SO. As you can see, I am an active Stackexchange user, mostly on SO....
Albert Zeyer's user avatar
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1 answer
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Feature request not well received, risk of being blocked? [duplicate]

Related questions: Can you improve "past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more"? What should I do when I see a "...
Antonio's user avatar
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Should the weight of question upvotes be increased network-wide?

Stack Exchange has expressed an interest in increasing the reputation earned from question upvotes from 5 to 10 on all sites. Do you think this is a good idea?
user avatar
305 votes
7 answers
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The future of meta.stackoverflow and meta.stackexchange

Historically this site, meta.stackoverflow, has been the place to ask questions about not just Stack Overflow, but the functioning of the entire Stack Exchange (2.0) network, including Area 51 and ...
134 votes
10 answers
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A Proposal for More Constructive Downvoting on Meta: Express Disagreement by Answering the Question

Downvoting legitimate questions on Meta because one disagrees with the question's premise has become a bit of a problem. Question bans on users asking legitimate questions are a real possibility. ...
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288 votes
1 answer
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What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"?

If you are reading this, you may have been affected by one of our post quality bans. If so, it is important that you read the following information to understand what has happened and how to regain ...
112 votes
4 answers
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Question banning should work differently on Meta

I just wanted to report a problem with Data Explorer and realized I was banned from asking questions on meta. Probably because I asked 3 questions with a score <= -10. Reading through the reasons ...
Tomas's user avatar
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What happens to folks who get question banned, by and large?

There is a steady stream of duplicates of What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"? coming in lately. It's got me wondering. Roughly ...
Kate Gregory's user avatar
34 votes
4 answers
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Do downvotes on Meta truly mean something different?

It is often said that voting on Meta means something different than voting on regular sites. Upvotes mean "I agree", and downvotes mean "I disagree". However, I submit that this is not the case. ...
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Is it possible on MSE to question something that people hold dear without getting "disagreement downvoted"?

Clarification This question is not about "avoiding the pain of downvotes", for which "learn not to care about them" is a perfectly acceptable response. It's also not about avoiding downvotes for ...
Peter Alfvin's user avatar
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Is "whining" really a serious enough concern to justify not implementing useful features?

"Whining" seems to be a significant concern for the Stack Exchange team that is often a strong reason for opposition against various feature-request's. For example: Show all of my question/answers ...
bwDraco's user avatar
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3 answers
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Should the automated ban on questions used on SO apply to Meta as well?

From this question, it appears that the same system for blocking new questions by those that have a history of bad questions used on Stack Overflow also applies to Meta Stack Overflow. Should it? ...
Brad Larson's user avatar
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4 answers
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Please assume good faith whenever reasonable when dealing with post-banned users

Note Please see my answer below. I have incorrectly applied my Wikipedia experience to Stack Exchange and based my assumptions on biased data, and I am deeply sorry for the controversy I have ...
bwDraco's user avatar
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Has there been an uptick in the number of users post-banned from Meta Stack Exchange contemporary to the recent drama?

I know that the question/answer ban scripts have been specially modified to account for the typical voting patterns on Meta Stack Exchange. In the past two months, the site has seen some of the most ...
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