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When you accept an answer should you also vote it up? [duplicate]

By accepting an answer you're obviously already saying that it was useful. Should an additional up-vote be reserved for answers that are particularly useful, or do people always tend to use the two in ...
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4answers
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Why doesn't accepting an answer count as an upvote? [duplicate]

When you accept an answer, it seems you should also (by etiquette?) upvote the answer. Why doesn't the checkmark count as an automatic upvote?
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Upvoted vs. Accepted [duplicate]

Well, I asked a question about several weeks ago. I accepted the answer, but I didn't upvote it, not because the accepted answer is not good, but I have already accepted it. I'm not stingy to give ...
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1answer
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Acceptance and upvoting [duplicate]

Why does acceptance of an answer not imply an upvote? Surely if you are accepting an answer you are also implying that it is useful? What is the point of having two separate actions? I don't get it. ...
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2answers
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Should accepting an answer automatically up-vote it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accepting answer without upvoting? Lately a lot of my accepted answers have 0 upvotes. Out of my last 8 accepted answers 5 are without upvotes. I think that in 90% of the ...
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1answer
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Automatically upvote the selected answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accepting answer without upvoting? I see a lot of posts where an answer has been selected as the best (green tick) but not upvoted by the OP. How about a feature that upvotes ...
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1answer
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Picking Right Answer vs Up Vote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Accepting answer without upvoting? When you accept an answer should you also vote it up? If you ask a question and then pick a right answer, should you also up vote that ...
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0answers
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What is the logic behind allowing an answer to be accepted, but not upvoted? [duplicate]

On the lower traffic SEs I frequent, it seems that occasionally an asker will accept an answer without upvoting it. I am wondering if this is intentionally allowed (on the site's part) for a specific ...
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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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17answers
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What's the single biggest barrier to entry on Stack Overflow?

Looking at the discussion here so far, a lot of it has understandably been focused on regular users; not necessarily high rep users, but people who have essentially "committed" to the site in some way,...
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10answers
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Why don't people vote up questions that they answer? [duplicate]

I think this is more of a question about the nature of SO users. I see a lot of questions with 5 or 6 answers, but 0 up-votes. I realize that sometimes that may be because down-votes and up-votes ...
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2answers
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Anyone with a “visited: 4000 days, 4000 consecutive” in their profile?

Back in May, 27th 2009, the Stack Overflow team introduced a little counter to monitor the consecutive days you visited the site. And 30 days later (June 26th 2009), the first "Enthusiast" badges were ...
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6answers
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Asking upvote for accepted answer

Some times people accept the answer but don't upvote it. When this happens to me I'm always tempted to ask them to upvote it, but I don't know if I'll look rude or needy lol. Should we ask for upvote ...
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5answers
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Why may I accept and downvote the same answer?

What is the reasoning behind me being able to downvote an answer but still accept it as correct?
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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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