Questions tagged [serial-voting]

Serial voting is the act of casting many upvotes or downvotes on the posts of a specific user without proper reason. Also known as voting fraud.

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Overzealous fan makes my rep explode then reversal ensues. Is the fan punished for such behavior?

I was surprised last morning to wake up to 666 rep, a 150 more than I had the night before. I looked at my rep ledger and saw that almost all of my answers were upvoted in a span of about 10 minutes. ...
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How might I avoid punishing users who I follow?

Often when I get a good answer where I see that the answerer went through a lot of effort and answer revisions to help me, like with this unix.so question, then I like to go through the answerer's old ...
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Serial voting should not be reversed when all of the posts belong to a single question [duplicate]

Our community took (or is indefinitely taking) a poll on our meta. The question has 14 answers, 12 of which are all posted by the same user. By the looks of it, some votes were reversed due to the ...
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Serial Downvote Auto-corrector Bug

I had the pleasure of being on the receiving end of some serial downvoting yesterday. The daily auto-correcting script seems to have noticed and mostly corrected the mess. The downvotes are gone but ...
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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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Hidden lover and upvotes, fatal attraction? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nicely discouraging serial upvoting Sometimes I get a burst of upvotes on my questions\answers. It happened just one hour ago, but it's not the first time. Is it casual, ...
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What happens to a serial downvoter?

Last week sometime someone started to go through my posts on a particular Stack Exchange site and downvoted them, about 5 old posts of mine. The system automatically reversed these downvotes so my ...
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Serial downvotes [duplicate]

I would like to report a massive downvote of answers of mine today as visible in my profile: https://stackoverflow.com/users/29407/darin-dimitrov?tab=reputation&sort=time&StartDate=2013-05-08%...
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Would voting for posts based on their score be considered fraud?

We can use the Advanced Search feature to find questions with a specific score. If I were to use the function to find posts with say 9, 24, 99, or 39 (for accepted answers) and give them an up-vote to ...
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My account has repeated serial upvotes - what's going on?

Looks like as I have got three different types of clean up on my profile after Serial up voting 13/apr/2012 and 16/apr/2012 (Serial upvoting reversed on next day) 19/apr/2012 (Serial upvoting ...
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downvote negate 4 reputation points [duplicate]

Being a victim of serial-downvoting today I found an odd behavior for this post of mine two days before when someone downvoted the post it show as: and today again it shows: voting counts ...
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Can I know who have done serial voting to me? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I don't know how but i got up vote in all my questions and answer in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Ask Ubuntu Stack Exchange. Due to i got total around +310 reputation. Today that ...
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Consider “serial upvoting reversed” count as “removed posts” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please hide “serial upvoting reversed” entries in the public reputation history I was a victim of anonymous serial upvoting long back. My answers got serially upvoted, ...
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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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Does serial voting cause the voter a reputation change?

I have lost around 170 reputation points in serial up voting so far, which is more than what I had earned from up votes. If this is the case then what if any of the known persons do serial up voting ...
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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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I know somebody who is downvoting my posts across all Stack Exchange sites [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 know somebody who is downvoting my posts across all Stack Exchange ...
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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 ...