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No, it doesn't. Your vote at the time the badge is awarded does not matter - we don't check to see if you later upvoted the post, we only look at the post score for the current score. We only exclude the answerer's vote when checking what the score was at the time they answered the question. We want to encourage the answerer to upvote the question if they ...


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Yes, it can disclose the answerer's voting choice if they voted on the question before answering. If the user earned a Lifejacket or Lifeboat badge despite the question score only being -1 or -2 at the time they answered, respectively, then it's known that they upvoted the question. Additionally, if the user did not earn one of these badges despite ...


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You are welcome to explain your downvote like this: This doesn't consider the possibility of XYZ or this I tested this and it doesn't even compile or whatever else you want to say. It should be "specific guidance" and not "what a stupid answer I can't believe you spent five minutes typing that". Such comments will be flagged. But start that specific ...


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You ask Should wiki locks prevent voting? In my personal opinion, no. This is an oddity that has confused me for a while. Take, for example, some most excellent posts on Seasoned Advice: How long can I store a food in the pantry, refrigerator, or freezer? How do I know if food left at room temperature is still safe to eat? These are important ...


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You can find them at the bottom right of your activity tab - the tab which opens by default if you open your own profile page. For other users, the profile page opens on the profile summary and you have to select the 'activity' tab first. You've posted quite an old screenshot, you see it looks a bit different nowadays ... If you want to see all votes ...


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