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Questions tagged [score]

means the total number of upvotes minus the total number of downvotes

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Answers in top Network Posts showing incorrect score

There is already a question Top Network Posts showing incorrect score which is posted around a month ago (which was fixed). My question reports a similar issue of showing inaccurate scores along with ...
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What was the original intention for automatically deleting old, unanswered questions with +1 score and a deleted owner?

According to this answer to How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion? (which is tagged faq), the Community user ...
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Top Network Posts showing incorrect score

There's a post in my list of Top Network Posts that is showing an incorrect score. The second post listed there shows a score of 14. But if you actually go to the post you see that the score is 15. ...
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Downvoting Of questioning or answering [closed]

If I fare badly in questioning or answering. I attract downvotes and hence receive negative scores. In spite of this fact, I have earned the Peer-pressure badge even downvoted. What do you do with ...
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How do I determine the score of my questions?

I have been banned from asking questions on a Stack Exchange site. I now want to edit the questions I have asked with a negative score. Where can I see my question score?
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Number of answers as tie breaker for top answerers in tag

Totally not in my own interest, cough cough… Currently the top two users in the "minecraft-commands" tag on gamingSE of the last 30 days have the same score, but a different amount of answers that ...
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Are questions by veteran users better received than questions by new users?

This now deleted question (10k only) stated that questions by new users are generally received worse than other questions. It was based on anecdotal (n=1) evidence, but are there some statistics from ...
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Query to show the highest voted post in each tag

Is there a query that will list the highest voted post (question or answer) for each tag on a site?
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Which negatively voted question has the most answers?

Out of all the negatively voted questions on SE, which one has the most answers (at the time of this post)?
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Do a question's (answer's) score affect its rankings in seach engines' results? [duplicate]

Typically, top SO-related results in Google search are highly upvoted questions (answers). It rarely happens to me to land on a question with negative score. I wonder if scores somehow affect the ...
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Correlation between the score and the answer

A question has a score of x. Its accepted answer has a score of y. On any site on SE, you notice that if the above was substituted for most questions, then y is usually more than x. For example I ...
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What is the point of showing publicy a new user's question vote count more than -1?

Mostly I am on Stackoverflow.com where new/experienced programmers share their knowledge. When a new user asks his first question, the question can be downvoted because the user's question is a bad ...
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Disqualify a question from Hot Network Questions if it has more answers than net votes

It's been fairly well established at this point that the Hot Network Questions mechanism can sometimes cause a question to blow up out of control (basically because they cause an influx of visitors ...
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Distinguish zero score answers with upvotes

Recent posts about bumping questions by Community ♦ led me to the question: Should questions with 0 score answers be in the Unanswered list, if those answers have a non-zero count of votes? My ...
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In the bounty reminder email, don't suggest me to improve my question if it has a positive score

A week ago I started a bounty on my question How can I bundle my tests which use Sinon.js using Rollup.js? Now the bounty has ended, but I haven't received any answers. I got an email saying this: ...
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Obtaining the distribution of upvotes on questions for specific Stack Exchange sites

I'm wondering if there any way to obtain, for a specific Stack Exchange site such as Philosophy, how many questions exist that have 0 upvotes, 1 upvote, -1, etc.
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Should the front page say “score” rather than “votes”? [duplicate]

This is just a minor detail, but the number we see on the front page is not really the number of votes. It's the score of the question. For example, the number 161 here is the score, not the votes. ...
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Tag badge on zero score accepted answer

I searched in previous questions but didn't find an answer about earning the "Tag badge". If my answer was accepted without upvotes, does it not help me get the desired tag badge? (I did earn the "...
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Can I get an RSS feed of all questions with score at least 0?

On Theoretical Computer Science, most questions get closed, usually due to belonging on Computer Science instead, and often, they don't belong even there due to being homework or being answered in ...
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User scores are out of order in the “week” tab

When a new week recently began, I noticed something strange in the "week" tab: I know this is just a bug "feature" with caching, but I wonder why an update to the scores on this page does not also ...
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Vote counts can't fit the minus sign [duplicate]

The vote counts seem to have enough room to accomodate 3 digits and a negative sign: However when the score is expanded to show +/- vote counts... The minus sign gets cropped off somehow.
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What is the highest score a question can have?

What is the highest score a question can have? Hopefully one way or another this will help me find out the answer.
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Why sometimes the number of total-votes is different between various communities? [duplicate]

I think the algorithm of calculating the number of votes for each question/answer is different between different communities. Here is one of my question on the StackExchange: As you see, ...
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Add an explanatory tooltip to the question's score and number of stars

On the left of each question, add a tooltip (i.e. title attribute) to the number with the score (up/down votes result) and the number of people who starred this. Suggested wordings: "Question's ...
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Network profile shows 117 score on my top voted question, but it actually has 118 score

In my SE network profile, I see 117 score for my top voted question. But if you visit the question, you'll find that it has 118 score. The last vote I got on that question was at least a week ago, ...
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Sort Answers by Projected Score Instead?

Currently, the default sort order for answers is by "Votes". This is simply upvotes - downvotes. It fails to consider the fact that some items simply have fewer votes because they are either newer ...
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Add 'k' suffix for question score where appropriate [duplicate]

I suggest using the k suffix for question scores where appropriate, just as it is used when displaying for instance reputation, view counts, "people reached" etc. Example: I suggest changing this to ...
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Q points and A points, suggestion to differentiate them

Shouldn't Stack Exchange differ between question points and answer points? For example, I'm not an astronomer, but I ask lots of stupid questions about it. That gives me thousands of points. More ...
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Identify when a Question and Answer score represents a net of both up and downvotes

I often click on the score to see the up/down votes only to find the score represents the actual votes. Such as Score shows 10, clicking reveals 10 upvotes and 0 downvotes. Score shows -7, clicking ...
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How can I see the number of up / down votes on my own posts without 1000 rep? [duplicate]

I would really like to be able to see my own post's score. How can I do this? This is different from How do you view vote history for a question or answer? or Add some sort of vote activity indicator?...
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Should a question with a significant negative score be automatically closed? [duplicate]

We have two tools for community moderation of questions: downvotes and close votes. Both are used to indicate a question is not "good", yet they work in isolation. Why is this? The tooltip for a ...
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Bug in the look of side bar- 4 digit post score is not fitting in the box but 3 digits are fitting correctly [duplicate]

I know some related questions have been asked before but all are 3 digit score related and in my question, three digit scores are correctly fitting in the side bar but 4 digit scores are not fitting ...
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Display current vote tally with popup achievements summary

Currently, the achievement popup displays the net reputation delta derived from posts grouped by question title, eg +25 Some question title +10 Some other question title +20 Some old question ...
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Zero score answers ranked before positive voted ones [duplicate]

I just realized that answers that have 0 scores are ordered before other answers that have one or more votes. Is this a new feature to promote new answers or a bug? Examples CSS : Background-color ...
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Score for question looks different than for answer

I notice the font for question score seems to scale when it is 4 digits to fit rather than wrap. Same doesn't happen for answer though. Noticed this on question Is Java "pass-by-reference"...
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Why does the Tags section of the profile count questions asked, but not their score?

Note: This question addresses part of what I'm asking here, but not everything. I also want to know why the number of questions for a given tag is included if the score is not. Also note: This ...
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Use abbreviations for 1000+ score in linked posts

I don't really enjoy the ragged view of linked posts: This feature request is to use a format that suggested in Related questions with over 99 score display incorrectly; something that matches the ...
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lost points deleting answer

I had an answer with -1 score, I deleted it, and now I got -2 penalty on the downvote and -6 for deleting the question. -6 14 hours ago removed Jade - Controlling line-breaks in the HTML ...
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Wrong recent deleted posts score [duplicate]

When I look at my recently deleted answers I see a list of answers all having zero score. But some of them have scores. For instance https://stackoverflow.com/a/24097171 https://stackoverflow.com/a/...
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Large down-vote count doesn't display negative sign [duplicate]

Consider the question Don't close questions where the user has requested that it not be closed: The large number of down-votes displays as 199 rather than a score of -199. This is clearly ...
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Votes vs Score in review queue

The review queue gives the reviewer an indication of the post quality by means of the post votes (3 in this case): However, this is actually the post score (6 up-votes minus 3 down-votes = 3 score): ...
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What is the score of a post?

How can we know the score of a post? Is it counted by number of user upvotes or it is counted with the normal reputation score?
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Vote counts don't update on posts when votes are invalidated

When votes are invalidated on posts, either due to voter deletion or invalidation by CM's, the votes on the posts are not updated until someone clicks to "View the upvote and downvote totals", or ...
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Stack Overflow - No. of votes are not represented in “kvotes”, just like “kviews” [duplicate]

I queried for a keyword (core java) and clicked 'votes' tab to see the Q/A with the highest no. of votes. There, I can see a Answer with 10581 no.of Votes with last digit(1) aligned outside of colored ...
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Why are audits not scored? [duplicate]

My apologies if this has been asked before. Meta's suggestions and a Google search are not returning any promising results. Why are audits not scored? Perhaps a +3 for a successful audit and a -5 for ...
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Show average vote score per question and answer

It could be useful to display some metrics on each user's profile page: mean and/or median vote score per question (at the top of the Questions section) mean and/or median vote score per answer (at ...
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Vote for Exception for Not Closing [duplicate]

Yes, we all know that there are many questions asked that met the requirements for closing the question as stated here: https://stackoverflow.com/help/closed-questions I agreed that some questions ...
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List of badges - add hyperlink to score explanation page

Every now and then, people misunderstand the term score when it comes to badges (e.g. just recently Badges not awarded even after eligibility). This happens to new users who either don't bother to ...
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Calculation of Score when earning a specific tag badge [duplicate]

Take for example the Linq bronze badge, where the description is Earned at least 100 total score for at least 20 answers in the linq tag How is total score calculated? is it based on the sum of ...
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Clarify what “score” means in badge descriptions

I've seen several cases where newcomers are confused about not receiving badges like Nice Question and Good Answer, even though they have posts with "scores" that seem to justify the achievement (or ...