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What is the point of 'was this post useful'? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anonymous user feedback now in testing What is the point of the 'was this post useful' question under every answer? I thought that was voting's job.
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Do the “Was this post useful to you?” Yes/No linkbuttons on comment posts mean anything to a stackoverflow user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anonymous user feedback now in testing Do the "Was this post useful to you?" Yes/No link buttons on comment posts mean anything to a Stack Overflow user? I have been clicking ...
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1answer
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Accidentally downvoted in an exchange I don't have 125 reputation on [duplicate]

On occasion I will accidentally click the downvote button in an exchange I don't have 125 reputation on. As the pop-up says, nothing public happens, but the downvote is still recorded. Is there a way ...
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1answer
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How much reputation do I get for positive feedback? [duplicate]

I have been using Stack Overflow for a month now. There are "yes" and "no" options for positive and negative response, respectively. I was wondering, how does this feedback affect my reputation?
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What happens when a user clicks 'Was this post useful to you?' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anonymous user feedback now in testing Whenever we move the mouse cursor to the 'add comment' area, a display appears asking 'Was this post useful to you?'. When we provide ...
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
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12answers
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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1answer
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Winter Bash 2015 Secret Hats

I just received my first Winter Bash 2015 Secret Hat, so I decided to start the traditional Secret Hats and how to get them spoiler question. Note: Please edit the primary list of secret hats with ...
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Is the voting and reputation system sustainable? How can we improve it or maybe it should be replaced?

Is voting still sustainable? The number of votes going down and the dynamics changing towards questions and answers only being relevant during the first few days. This makes the rating system, by ...
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What should we do with anonymous user feedback?

I deployed some basic reporting on the anon and low rep post feedback: https://stackoverflow.com/tools/post-feedback (10k users only) Turns out this system is really effective at getting feedback ...
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3answers
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Who gets the “Was this post useful to you?” feedback?

I just read this Electronics SE answer. I found the explanation very clear and interesting, but I don't want to create an account on that site. So, I clicked Yes by "Was this post useful to you?" Who ...
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4answers
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Offer a way for drive-by or new users to participate without leaving “I'm having this problem too” answers

tl;dr: find a way to let new visitors participate without cluttering the site with non-answer answers So, we've long struggled with people new to Stack Exchange answering questions with "me too!" ...
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3answers
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Non-anonymous “Thanks” or “Like” button

Today, upvoting is anonymous; the recipient knows they were upvoted, but they don't know who upvoted them, so it's not a public personal gesture. The only way to let someone know who likes your answer ...
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8answers
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Allow comments for all users; create comments review queue [duplicate]

Low-rep users can't leave comments. This leads to many users posting their comments as answers. While the rationale behind this limitation is understandable, seen from the outside, it looks inane ...
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3answers
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Use upvote button for “Thank You” if you don't have enough rep

It's human nature to thank someone when they help you: Comments, Upvote and reputation constraints. StackOverflow prevents you from from adding comments or upvoting until you have some experience with ...

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