Questions tagged [pity-voting]

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Deviant vote alarm

Since we've been having a big discussion about so-called "excessive voting" and I figured I would weigh in with a more robust idea that accomplishes the same goal, better and without the need to ...
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Towards Preventing “Pity Up Votes”

Downvoting costs you, not much, but it does cost you. There are discussions to increase the cost of a downvote on the issuer, I'm wondering if the same should be done for upvotes as well. I probably ...
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Do we want to discourage pity votes on awful questions?

In the answers and comments to this question the idea of discouraging the pity upvotes that awful questions usually get has been mentioned more than once, but, as it is tangential to the issue ...