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3 votes
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Quick Comment Option to Contributors [duplicate]

Recently I felt that one feature is really required on Stack Overflow. I am active user since I love Stack Overflow. I love to review questions and visit this Newest tab for each new questions. I felt ...
Pratik Butani's user avatar
1253 votes
31 answers
48k views

Encouraging people to explain downvotes

Note: If you're looking for a simple explanation as to why comments aren't required on downvotes, see Why isn't providing feedback mandatory on downvotes, and why are ideas suggesting such ...
37 votes
8 answers
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Select from list of reasons when performing downvotes

Preamble: I know that 'give a reason when downvoting' is a very common request, and I assure you that I have read these posts and the discussions in them and my request is very different. This isn't ...
PhonicUK's user avatar
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32 votes
3 answers
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Can we get a test.stackoverflow.com? [duplicate]

Or better yet: xyzzy.stackoverflow.com to test against? ETA: sandbox.stackoverflow.com is a much better name, and better encapsulates my idea. Thanks dbr.
Alan's user avatar
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10 votes
5 answers
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Proposal for new close reason: "no prior research/work"

This is a proposal to add the following new close reason. no prior research/work The question refers to a complex problem where the asker has shown no evidence of prior research or work. ...
-8 votes
5 answers
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Why are people allowed to downvote 0-voted questions without giving a reason?

I see this questions' been asked before, but in a different tone and not with very satisfactory answers. Every day I scroll through the iPhone-tagged questions to find reams of -1 or -2 questions, ...
mtc06's user avatar
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1 vote
6 answers
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Answer gets downvoted for no reason (other than OP is annoying perhaps?)

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2839628/bitap-algorithm-in-java/ There is no doubt that OP is annoying, has 0% accept rate, asks unintelligeble questions, asks questions without searching first, ...
polygenelubricants's user avatar
6 votes
1 answer
211 views

Provide (optional) anonymous reasoning field for down-votes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Leaving an anonymous comment when voting. Extending the "Please consider adding a comment..." reminder with a comment field bellow which allows to leave an anonymous ...
Tobias Kienzler's user avatar
-17 votes
1 answer
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The Exact Use Of Question Upvotes And A Suggestion On Question Downvotes

I was wondering why there is question upvotes. The obvious reason would be that the question is useful, clear, and has a positive impact towards the community. Also, the question asker has researched ...
Aphrodite's user avatar
-13 votes
1 answer
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Got my reputation down by -1, when I downvoted an answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does “Reputation” work? In this recent post: - algorithm for maintaining a stack in java I downvoted on member's answer, but then I saw that, my reputation ...
Rohit Jain's user avatar