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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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Let's NOT participate in the one-rep voting experiment

On September 19th, 2023, SE announced that a few Stack Exchange sites would be participating in an experiment where one-rep users (with registered accounts) could cast both upvotes and downvotes. ...
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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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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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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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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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BUG : Unanswered questions?

Hello Today I was browsing through all the questions... I was seeing and almost all the questions were answered. So I selected the "unanswered category" of questions. By default, sort by ...
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How do we change the policy of Ask Ubuntu if votes are low in Ask Ubuntu Meta?

Since important policy decisions regarding Ask Ubuntu's scope are taken using voting in Ask Ubuntu Meta, it's important that as many people as possible participate in the discussion related to ...
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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 ...
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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?
kyle_hamblett's user avatar
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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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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 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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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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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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-1 votes
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Isn't it weird that you type upgrades and get updates?

Isn't it weird that you type upgrades and get updates? Why did this question: Is there a command to find updatable packages? get negative votes? As I explained in the comment. The problem is here ، It ...
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-2 votes
1 answer

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