Questions tagged [up-votes]

You use this tag for questions including upvotes as an integral part of the question.

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What do you consider a well received question?

How many positive arrows does a question need to be considered a well received question?
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How do I check if the vote I cast in review audit is actually cast on the original post?

Sometimes in review an audit comes along. Oh nice answer/question, I upvote. Then a message appears This was a test, you passed. But I don't know if my upvote is counting. Do I have go to the answer/...
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Is there any change in reputation points to upvote a post after the "Question askers were awarded"?

When I started participating in Ask Ubuntu, the reputation required to upvote a post was 15. With the recent change in reputation earned from an upvote on question after the question askers were ...
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"Weighted" reputation gains

I have noticed that you can gain a lot of reputation if you are the first person to answer a quite simple question which concerns a large audience of mostly beginners. However on the other side a ...
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I know I'm good, but not that good

I'm editing and reediting my answer about $(ls *.txt) (I think it's bad) at this Question and have gotten 7 upvotes. However, on my User Summary page waltinator the question is shown with +78 points. ...
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Should edits get some rep for upvotes?

I was wondering, why shouldn't edits get a small bit of rep for an upvote? (Like 1 rep for upvoted question 2 for upvoted answer) Because I answered pretty badly, but someone (fabby) edited it and it ...
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Why can't we upvote comments on this years mod elections?

I was reading a post from the 2014 elections and it has many upvoted comments. Why can't we do it this year? it would save a lot of "me too" comments. I wonder if this is a bug, as you can highlight ...
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Previously (non-)upvoted comment doesn't show the (non-)upvote received anymore

I'm positive that an *apparent* upvote on a comment of mine it's not there anymore: after having left the comment, I was still in the page to read one of the answers a second time when I saw it got ...
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Want to up-vote someone i down-voted him for bad reasons?

I am sorry, i don't even know if this is the right place to ask the question, but i down-voted someone for revenge as i think that he down-voted me because i rejected his edit to one of my questions ...
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I need to improve my questions

I noticed that many of my questions are not getting up-votes. How can I improve my questions? The one the seems the most odd to me is (Are tag synonyms even benefitting StackExchange?). It seems odd ...
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Does receiving no reputation for good comments pollute the Answer?

As you get no reputation for good comments it makes more sense to add your comment as a answer so you might get some reputation. I have seen that done quite often. Answers given that should really be ...
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Should a question not have at least as many upvotes as answers?

The hover-over message of the upvote button on a question is: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. For me that is sort of the same as saying this question can be answered. ...
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