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Change the meaning of downvotes on meta, or make it more apparent to new users that they mean something different? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The meaning of down-votes in meta vs. stackoverflow Change upvote/downvote tooltip on meta sites I've been concerned about some of the bias I see on in meta communities on ...
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Change the tooltip for voting buttons on meta [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change upvote/downvote tooltip on meta sites If, as is frequently claimed, voting on meta sites indicates agreement or disagreement, would it be possible to change the tooltip ...
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Wording of upvote/downvote tooltips and FAQ on Meta sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change upvote/downvote tooltip on meta sites On Meta sites, the upvote tooltip text reads "This answer is useful" and the downvote text reads "This answer is not useful". ...
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Down/up vote tooltips should speak differently on meta [duplicate]

As more experienced users know, votes work differently on Meta. However, the tooltips still say the same as on other StackExchange sites: The tooltips are: Question up vote: This question shows ...
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Can we get different “Voting-Tooltips” for Meta-Sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change upvote/downvote tooltip on meta sites As we all know, downvoting expresses something different on Meta-Sites, this is correctly reflected in the FAQ. Can you change the ...
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Tool tip on voting in meta discussion is inaccurate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change upvote/downvote tooltip on meta sites The tool tip for down voting on meta states: This answer is not useful But I understand as meta QA can be closer to a ...
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Voting arrow descriptors indicate agreement/disagreement for meta feature requests? [duplicate]

This question has been asked before, but the suggested feature request wording was not specified. I am suggesting a three word addition to the voting icon descriptor: Something as simple as appending ...
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Change upvote/downvote hover text on meta.stackexchange.com [duplicate]

I am a regular user of the IT side of StackExchange (StackOverflow, Programmers, Serverfault etc). In these sites you upvote and downvote question based on whether you think the question shows ...
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Modify voting button alt text on Meta sites [duplicate]

We've had yet another person get confused by the nature of Meta voting. This guy proposed a pretty good idea, though... change the voting button alt text on Meta from the standard "shows research ...
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Would it be better to have voting counts open on meta?

Down voting or up voting is very clear on Stack Overflow. But in some questions on meta it's very confusing (to me). For example, this question: OP asks a very interesting question, then gets ...
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agree/disagree button on meta or upvote/downvote effects based on tags

I just got rid of a question ban, after doing some stupid stuff when I just got on meta. I asked a question which got closed because it was a dupe of a whole lot of other questions. After that, I ...
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Automatically explain what downvotes on Meta mean

Inspired by this question and at the risk of being downvoted to oblivion, I'd like to propose a feature request. Can we automatically explain to people what downvotes mean on Meta? I am getting ...
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Voting on Meta is not just for (dis)agreement. Update the help center to reflect this

Voting on Meta is a bit of a two-headed beast. In addition to the regular meaning of votes as on other sites, the votes on Meta are sometimes also cast to express agreement or disagreement. In the ...
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Why are most “interesting” SO questions not even remotely interesting to me?

My favorite tags are all SQL Server-related (sql-server, sql-server-2000, sql-server-2005, and so on). The "interesting" page, which is what shows up on SO when you click on the logo (which is also ...
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Integrate Bitcoin into Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I've been thinking about Bitcoin recently. If you haven't heard of it, check out the link. It is essentially an electronic 'cypto-currency' that allows for micro-payments as well. If Bitcoin could ...

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