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Only close if there is a good reason. Don't just close bad questions - that's what downvoting is for

https://askubuntu.com/questions/749670/open-file-edit-and-close-with-python/749676#749676 is being closed. Sure, it's a really, really bad question. Sure, he's not researched it. But it's not off ...
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How many comment votes do we each get in a day?

Today I ran out of comment votes, I did not even know this could happen. This is not attached to my Q&A votes, I still have 10 of them left. So I can make sure I don't waste my votes, it was ...
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Why did this question get so many downvotes?

How to automatically execute a command every time a certain command terminates? What did I do wrong? It's a perfectly suitable question... so why has it got so many downvotes? Was it due to me not ...
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Can moderators view votes?

Can the site moderators view who casts what votes? IE, if I upvote or downvote a post, will the mods know that it was myself and not Joe Blow de Eskimo?
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Why are only mods allowed to vote to migrate a question to another site (not including the site's Meta site)?

As far as I currently understand it, there are no users other than mods who can vote to migrate a question. Why isn't this ability granted to at least higher rep users, or at least to give users the ...
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Can people please leave comments when they downvote questions and answers [duplicate]

This is more of a request than a question, but if people down vote questions or answers could you please leave a comment in the appropriate place. The point of the voting system is so good q/a can be ...
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Why don't people who down-voted on a question revisit that question if it has been edited to make it better for up-votes?

Let's say that you have a question that got down-voted. And then it gets edited to try get upvotes. And those that down-voted don't up-vote because they don't see the question has been edited. Why ...
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Your vote is locked in unless answer is edited

If I click on voting up/down button (click again to undo) after voted up/down any answer then It gives error : your votes is now locked in unless answer is edited. So, I want to know in how-much time ...
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What's wrong, Ask Ubuntu?: Low Voter Count

Let me preface this with a run-down of the reputation system: Users on the site can cast up- and downvotes and accept answers on their questions, each giving or taking reputation to or from other ...
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why is my Firefox question voted down?

What's wrong with my Firefox question? While I suppose it can happen on Windows, I've only had this problem on Linux, specifically Ubuntu. Is the question somehow stated poorly?
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“Boosting” with reputation?

I noticed earlier that after you post a question, the up/down vote button is still there. Can you "boost" or give yourself reputation because this button is still here?
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Why is the upvote/downvote count hidden from everybody with <1000

I'm wondering why the upvote/downvote count is hidden from everybody with less than One Thousand Reputation. This seems fairly arbitrary, and is really useless in the end, as scrutiny of the person's ...