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Is requesting downvotes for my own post against the rules?

I would like to see if it's allowed to have people downvote my own post for arbitrary reasons. Is this allowed? Will I get banned for requesting downvotes on my own posts??
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Should voting be limited on a question said user also answers? [duplicate]

Consider... A "downvote" will move an answer farther down the page, (an upvote, vice versa). According to the instructors of this Udemy course, internal social media research found that posts are ...
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Two suggestions to mitigate abusive downvoting [duplicate]

The current functionality of [practically] unlimited downvoting encourages abusive users to engage in conduct that is shady and coward. Although downvotes also decrease voter's reputation score, the ...
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Questions got serial down-votes, revenge? [duplicate]

While I'm reviewing my profile, I did notice a strange behavior especially on my 0 votes questions: As you can note here, 4 votes down on the 4 so different questions in 1 minutes, that target my 0 ...
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How long does the voting fraud detection script take to run?

I was a target of serial down voting yesterday on Stack Overflow and today that has been reversed. I know that the voting fraud detection script is run around 03:00 UTC every night (according to this ...
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Serial downvoting with pauses

I had a discussion once, where the other person answer got deleted due to personal attacks (issue described here). Since then every few days about 2-3 of my questions/answers are downvoted at exactly ...
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Serial downvoting

My answers are continuously being down-voted by group of people from last two days. In my point of view, my answers are fairly legitimate. During my investigation, I noticed there was a message on ...
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Serial downvoting causes poor appearance in reputation tab

In the past 2 days I have been serially downvoted by some user within a minute or so! I have read the following questions in MSE regarding serial downvoting however my questions here are somewhat ...
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Downvoting after I downvoted someone for giving a wrong answer [duplicate]

So, I downvoted someone on SO and commented WHY I did it. His answer was not what the question asked. In my opinion this is how the system works, right? So, directly after that I got 3 downvotes on ...
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Downvoted four times within a minute - serial downvoting? [duplicate]

I checked my rep today and I noticed I was down some points. Somebody has downvoted my question four times within 1 minute: Is this already serial downvoting? Will it be corrected by a rep-...
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serial downvoting not reverted

I received serial downvotes on April 16th and still don't get why. https://stackoverflow.com/users/666414/maxxyme?tab=reputation As read in the SO/SE help [1], I waited a few days for the script to ...
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Undetectable MICRO Serial Downvoting. What is it? What to do? What the heck!

Prologue Everyone knows Serial Downvoting... even the luckiest user with enough rep gets hit by this plague at least once, soon or later: some noob gets angry against another user for some reason and ...
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How to report that someone trying to punish me in an inapropriate way? [duplicate]

I am quite sure that someone was so angry with me because of one of my questions, that he/she decided to downvote not only this question but also some others selected randomly. Probably one picture ...
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Victim of revenge downvoting of questions [duplicate]

I have recently been the victim of revenge downvoting. I think the evidence is pretty clear: Except for the Roslyn one, these are all ancient questions. I don't often get downvotes on questions, ...
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How to deal with many similar newbie questions of a single user?

Sometimes new users ask one question after the other, all of them quite redundant etc. SO allows to downvote, or close such questions. But closing only punishes the answerers that just happen to ...
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Will I be notified if my downvotes are reversed for serial downvoting?

From time to time, I look at the profile of a user who's posted something crap, done something I think is inappropriate, or otherwise annoyed me. If I see that they have a history of posting rubbish, ...
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What should you do if you're serial downvoted & it isn't automatically reversed within 24 hours? [duplicate]

Example: Three days ago I was serial downvoted[?] After these weren't automatically reversed, 24 hours later, I flagged one of the posts. It was eventually marked as helpful, but the downvotes ...
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How can moderators investigate reports of serial downvoting?

There are numerous posts which indicate that moderators cannot see who casts specific votes due to lack of voter information in the data dump, but there are also posts which indicate that moderators ...
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Is it acceptable to look for bad questions in user profile (and do some actions)?

After failing audit, I've found that topic: YARAFP: Yet Another Review Audit Failed Post. I've went to the question, and then to OP profile, to find out that there are more questions that are low-...
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Detecting and punishing the downvoters

I see that there are strategies that pass the reputation-restore filtering. For instance, my reputation was not restored. Now, during last day I got more downvotes for various posts Though they ...
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I didn't get the lost reputation points in serial downvoting back

I have been getting downvotes for the last few days. I think this is the handiwork of a single user, because all the downvotes are for different questions and the downvoting time differs hardly 1 ...
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Issue with non-updating votes on serial downvote reversal

Recently I was serial down-voted by a unhappy fellow SO user when I marked their question as off-topic. Naturally, I waited for 24-hours and the serial down-vote was indeed reversed. However, I ...
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Can an account caught for serial down voting continue to cast downvotes on that single user?

If a user account has been detected of serial down voting can that continue to cast downvotes on that single user? The reverse can be asked about serial upvoting. What happens to an account caught ...
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Fix serial downvoting reversal to not apply to users spamming site front page with bad answers

The Problem (an example) This user's answers have been downvoted consistently as they are not very high quality. The also tend to come in bursts of nearly 10 often on older questions. They are not ...
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Will downvote reversal script allow special cases like site flooding with inappropriate question?

I've just downvoted a bunch of questions of that user: https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/users/36946/damodaran The reason: he posted questions in the Area51 discussion, that are not discussion, ...
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Sudden downvotes by some psycho spree. How to track/find that user? [duplicate]

All of sudden I experienced -42 total reputations down by some psycho in Stack Overflow. I know its reversible by system , but is there any way to track/find that user. Kindly provide feature to view ...
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Flurry of downvotes. Others too? Curious why [duplicate]

It almost looks as if someone is playing police: The downvotes are on: DCPCrypt/Delphi not properly encoding Rijndael SQL recursive records: How can I collapse to 'one level only'? Turbopower ...
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Huge and weird upvoting reversal [duplicate]

Yesterday I faced somebody's angry and have downvoted several times so I asked the support about the reversal for downvotes and they answered that works same way as the upvoting reversal. Nice, but ...
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Victim of Serial Downvoting [duplicate]

I got a series of down votes some-days (16 Aug 2013) before (Serial down-voting). I downvoted an answer and added a comment why I down-voted. After that I got too many down-votes for my different ...
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Is the script that reverses serial downvotes finicky?

A few days ago I noticed that I lost a few points when someone downvoted three answers of mine, each of which had a decent number of upvotes and were the accepted answer, in the span of about 20 ...
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Serial voting rep calculation bug [duplicate]

I was visiting my profile. I noticed a -43 change on my reputation tab header. Confused as to why I would lose that much reputation as I haven't done much the past few days, I clicked it. To my ...
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Is it appropriate to downvote a user's other posts after following links from their user-page?

Before downvoting I check to see how long a user's been a member of the SO community, to determine what kind of comments should be left and whether a problem with the post is due to new-ness or ...
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I've been revenge-voted, help? [duplicate]

I downvoted someone, and then they got angry with me, so they downvoted me within 2 minutes. They were all random questions (I think actually my top 9 questions). They got reversed. No matter, ...
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Spiteful downvoting? Two fast DVs to my unrelated posts [duplicate]

I don't know if I'm being paranoid - but earlier I made a comment on a question that showed no research effort: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16328049/how-do-i-write-for-i-in-the-range-of-1-to-6-...
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Downvote trolling on Proposal

I guess this must have been asked before, but I want to report a serial downvote trolling on one of my proposal. It has almost reached to the commitment phase, then somebody started downvoting all ...
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Serial downvoting not reversed [duplicate]

While it's not a huge deal, I would like to see serial downvoting reversed. A couple of days ago someone decided to go through a bunch of my answers and downvote them, however the system didn't catch ...
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First experience: Serial Stalker

I think I have a problem. Everyone on Stackoverflow is cool. BUT. After 9K points by way of 580+ answers this is the first time I've had it happen to me. I have looked article's like this: Dealing ...
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Why would someone downvote all answers to a question?

After receiving a downvote (the shame!) I visited this question to find out why, and perhaps improve or delete my post. I then noticed a few things: All answers had a single downvote. All these ...
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Is there anything I can do about serial downvoting that is smaller than script's threshold? [duplicate]

Is there any way to somehow address serial downvoting that seems explicitly targeted on me, but is done in a way that is careful enough to avoid serial-downvoting script detection (3 votes only)? ...
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Serial negative group voting [duplicate]

For people who are trying to close this: Its Serial negative group voting.. I am aware of automatic detection script but looks like it fails in such scenarios. Many times I was a victim of serial ...
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I am getting rapidly down voted on old questions [duplicate]

On StackOverflow a user posted a straight up lie as an answer to someones question a few moments ago, I down-voted it and commented on why it was wrong and provided linked evidence. The user realized ...
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I don't know what is going on, but someone is intentionally downvoting me [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is serial voting and how does it affect me? There is a series of sudden downvotes made continuously even to my replies/answers (even when the answers were marked as the "...
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Malicious Downvotes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Preventing users from downvoting good answers to bad questions What is serial voting and how does it affect me? I believe a user is using malicious down voting as a tactic ...
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Ignore votes on answers deleted by moderators when checking for serial down-voting

My understanding (inspired by this answer and conversations in The Workplace chat) is the serial-downvoting script currently does not include: Overall +/- votes for an answer Whether answer was ...
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Within 1 minute about 10 questions get downvoted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do if I’m the victim of serial downvoting? Is there a bug in the software or something? Some (all) questions of mine suddenly got downvoted. This is happening at ...
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Getting a downvote everyday from the same user

I am aware of the rule that the same user can't downvote another user many times the same day, otherwise it's considered a "serial downvoter" and the negative votes get deleted. Now I checked my ...
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How to identify a downvoting stalker [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is serial voting and how does it affect me? Yeah I got a deranged stalker that keeps downvoting me. Anyone know how going about identifying such individuals? (I just ...
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What do I do when someone deliberately downvotes many of my answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do if I’m the victim of serial downvoting? What is serial voting and how does it affect me? I followed a bunch of links here and found helpful advice on what to ...
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How does Stack Overflow control downvoter trolls?

We all have received a downvote on our questions, and for most of them we wondered why. Does Stack Overflow do anything to prevent downvotes made just for fun or wasting their time?
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Downvoting without comment.Why it's allowed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes Recently somebody downvotes few of my questions/answers in same time. Without comment or reason. Why is this allowed? Imagine this: ...