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I've checked a couple of dozen posts on Chess Stack Exchange, and I can confirm almost all votes are there right now, even for deleted posts. The few exceptions I found are when an author deletes their own post (apparently, that doesn't count as a delete vote), when a moderator converts an answer to a comment (idem) and when a question deletion deletes the ...


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We already provide a "daily summary" breakdown per-day for votes, which gives you an aggregate summary of the number of up- and down-votes that occurred on any given day. It is accessible to registered users by clicking on the "Show vote summaries" tab while in the timeline. We will not ever provide more detailed information than that to ...


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Who's to say some a new technique or invention can't come along that makes the original answer obsolete. For example, an airline introduces a new route to a destination and some travel site's answer that says you get from X to Y by some complicated route now gets a new answer that says you just take a direct flight with that airline. Of course you can ...


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Even if a question is voted up. It may not be right answer. I just experience this on a post that required an answer in navigating hash tables where methods where used to manipulate the data. This was the wrong answer but it gained the check mark based on up votes. It was not the correct answer because of the methods used and not recognizing the need. The ...


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I checked the code that we use for the SEDE export and even double checked with Craver to make sure the logic was correct. Votes for deleted posts are included in the Votes table. The only votes we exclude from the Votes table are those that have a deletion date and have a VoteTypeId for a follow, everything else is fair game for querying. The specific ...


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Two different, independent things seem to have happened here: 1. You have a post ban on some Stack Exchange site You did not provide details on which site or whether it is a question ban or an answer ban. As you can see here, a question or answer ban can only be removed by improving your existing questions or answers, such that your ratio of poor-scoring ...


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The year 2020 is only 75% completed. If you take the number of 2020 votes so far (16.05M), and multiply it by 4/3 (to extrapolate the expected total votes at the end of the year assuming the voting rate does not materially change in the last three months of the year), you get 21.4M, which is larger than the 21.28M votes counted in 2019. The data, then, does ...


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