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When are upvoted answers listed above accepted answers?

Occasionally on AskUbuntu, I've seen highly upvoted answers listed before the accepted answer for a question. This is useful for when the OP accepts a suboptimal or incorrect answer. However, when ...
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Can we add 'Vote History' back to our Ask Ubuntu profile page?

I want to view my voting history on my profile page here on Ask Ubuntu. How do I do this? Judging from this Meta Stack Overflow question, this functionality existed and was removed 'for some reason'....
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Plea to the decentralized sense of opinion - use your vote!

Ask Ubuntu, as any other site in the Stack Exchange sites network, works with the help of a rating system. Sometimes it's hard for people to understand the importance of a single vote but votes are ...
Bruno Pereira's user avatar
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More upvotes per day for moderators

I have noticed that the moderators in Ask Ubuntu Genral Room seem to say that they run out of votes for the day each day. And I know from experience that there are more then 40 great posts each day on ...
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I observed that my reputation decreases when I downvote answers, why?

Why does my reputation decrease when I down-vote answers? Isn't down-voting bad answers a good thing?
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Migrated posts can be voted twice

I remember to have upvoted the question and answer and after migration to meta I thought, good question and answer, let's upvote it. After that, I realized that I'...
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Is the importance of voting understated on Ask Ubuntu?

Well, see title. It seems that upvotes are really few and far in between on Ask Ubuntu. I see some really amazingly good answers that have been there for hours and sometimes have zero or one upvotes. ...
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Why wasn't I reminded to consider accepting the answer to my question that I upvoted?

I upvoted Marco Ceppi's answer to this question of mine here on meta. But I am waiting on accepting the answer until it provides more of the information I had requested. I had posted a comment to this ...
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Why is 1000 rep needed to view vote count?

From : Voting scores, as displayed, are the sum of the up and down votes on a post. Vote counts are the individual up and down votes that make up ...
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Should I wait before upvoting the first answer?

I asked a question regarding computer clusters. The question was apt for the community wiki, and was made into one. The first response that it received was good and I upvoted it. However since then, ...
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How to defend against negative incorrect votes

I have received a negative vote today for no apparent reason (Sorry for my English written skill, am from Venezuela) and i was wondering is there some kind of anti vote system that checks or at least ...
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I should be able to upvote answers to my question

I can see the reason for "you need reputation to upvote". But I should be able to upvote answers to my question, since there could be more than one answers that work but only one that can be accepted.
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Is there a way to see how many votes I have left for the day?

Is there a way to see how many votes I have left for the day (prior to the 5 votes left warning)?
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Can I cancel a vote for a comment?

I voted up for a comment and realized that it wasn't in fact such a great comment. I am not able to cancel my vote as I can do for questions or answers : "click again to undo" don't work. Is it just ...
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How can we motivate the community to vote more?

Lately I've noticed - we have a steadily growing population of users, but voting trends appear down. How can help educate users of their right - and inherent duty - to vote? How can we help promote ...
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Disable voting for closed questions.

Because it is closed for some reasons.
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