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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I've been downvoted for moving question to meta [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: So, what’s happening to my reputation? How do I report something fishy? Some people get very upset about their reputation loss. I just helped moving question of one of ...
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Is there a mechanism in place to prevent serial downvoting on a single thread?

I know there's a mechanism in place to monitor and remove serial downvotes against a single user, but earlier today a thread received a downvote on the question and every single answer with no ...
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Does a down-vote really make a difference with 15K+ reputation?

Although I know there is this discussion regarding increasing the down-vote weight, I am currently often getting reports of serial down-votes from various high reputation (20K+) users on Super User ...
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Any features against quick downvoting which prevents the question from being viewed by more users? [closed]

My question was about using web-design skills to make websites for opensource projects and using those websites to showcase skills on a portfolio site. Here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Do people get banned from StackOverflow? If not, can I nominate the first? [closed]

EDIT 3: What I've learned: Obviously, I take SO too seriously and I don't always act in its best interest. For every useful answer or question I've contributed, I've fired off two community Wiki ...
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Is there any appeals process for technically incorrect down-voting?

OK, here's the situation. Someone posted an algorithmic question on SO. There were 2 main answers. One was stock "you can use this standard data structure - see details on Wiki". Basically, a ...
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What can I do if I'm the victim of serial downvoting? [duplicate]

While browsing Stack Overflow, I noticed that I lost a lot of reputation: Is this serial downvoting? Will it be corrected by a rep-recalculation? How often are those done? Here's a second ...
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Number of times you can vote for particular person

I have to imagine the creators of these sites built a mechanism to detect "Vote Fraud". Is there something to stop someone from creating two accounts and continuously vote for each other to build ...
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I just received revenge downvotes, what should I do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Preventing users from downvoting good answers to bad questions Seriously, this is frustrating. After downvoting a question with a remark indicating why I thought it was a ...
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How to deal with retaliation on stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Reputation Vendetta Timeouts So, what’s happening to my reputation? How do I report something fishy? Recently I downgraded the incorrect answer on one of the ...
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So, what's happening to my reputation? How do I report something fishy?

https://stackoverflow.com/users/572?tab=reputationhistory#sort-top - Between 2009/09/27 and 2009/09/28... That's unusual for me...to have 6 downvotes in less than 20 minutes. Now, I normally don't ...
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I was just attacked by an onslaught of downvotes! What do I do? [duplicate]

Checking my recent activity, I noticed that [nearly] all of my posts were downvoted within a short span of a few minutes. It seems as though I've been the victim of a systematic downvoting spree. ...
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sockpuppet jiu-jitsu: a possible technique for denying a user reputation for upvotes

Irregular voting + 200 rep/day limit + vote reversal = technique for denying a user reputation for upvotes This can't really be considered a bug, but it probably shouldn't be a feature either. ...
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what's the point of voting people up if it's just reversed?

I was following someone on SO and voted several of his answers up. I found them helpful. I checked today and found that all my votes for that particular person were reversed. Is there some hidden "...
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What's going on with the downvotes on Rich B's questions? [closed]

I just noticed three questions that Rich B made which have negative votes: Why is my simple C program displaying garbage to stdout? (fixed) Is there a good library for dealing with the Modbus ...
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Should we do something with serial UP voting as well?

I've seen a couple of feature-requests which deal with serial down voting (raised mainly by Rich B). But should we react to serial UP VOTING as well? I'm asking this because all my questions on ...
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What is a vote fraud? [duplicate]

I have heard about vote fraud. What is it? By which criteria is a vote declared as fraud? How we can find out about these sorts of activity? What are the consequences of it? Edit What if I am ...
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Users making multiple accounts

After answering a question today, I noticed that the author responded (wrongly, using an answer rather than commenting) with another unique account. I'm not sure what to do when I notice this type of ...
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How often do people get serial down voted?

How often do people get serial down voted here and on SO.com? It would be interesting to hear from other people who get serially down voted as to how often they see this, and perhaps if Jeff or team ...
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How does the SO voter fraud detection mechanism work? [duplicate]

A recent post on the Stack Overflow blog (Voter Fraud and You) states that the Stack Overflow team has implemented a voter fraud detection mechanism. I look at the user board and noticed at least one ...

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