Questions tagged [down-votes]

This tag is for questions specific to down-votes, the community's way of telling peers that their content can be improved. Down-votes on meta site have different meanings.

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Unjustified downvoting even on a question earning three badges, notable question, nice question & popular question

I post questions and give answers on ELL & EL&U. But serial downvoting on some good questions is really disappointing. A moderator should downvote a question or an answer which, he thinks, is ...
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Why should question contain incorrect source be downvoted?

Why can "core" be a plural form of "core"? This question receives 3 downvotes. One of the downvoter says that because it contains incorrect source. But even so, then why doesn't it show any research ...
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Incorrect reputation history

There's a strange thing going on with my reputation history. On June 30th, I supposedly voted down an answer. I can't remember if I did; it links to this answer and in any case I'm able to downvote it ...
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How can I find out what I did wrong?

I logged in this morning, to find that I had somehow accumulated 8 down votes on a single question. The activity page says that the question has been deleted. I am new to this site, and eager to ...
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Rating negative before commenting?

Ok, so today I got one of my answers rated negative because something was wrong on it. Perhaps, before immediately rating negative a post, a comment should be posted to edit it. (Like a suggestion.) ...
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I received 9 downvotes in one minute? What happened?

Take a look at my reputation. I received 9 downvotes in just a matter of a minute or two. Do you think it is the right behavior for any member?
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Why does downvoting reduce our reputation by a point or two?

The downvoting is surely encouraging for a person whose answer is not up to the mark because the comments from reputed authors here give good opportunity to learn and overcome misunderstanding, if any....
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Reasons for downvoting

Regarding downvotes, I think its helpful for the writer to understand why he/she was downvoted. There may be a legitimate reason that will help the writer in future posts. Its also respectful to ...
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Excessive downvotes

What can you do against excessive downvotes? In the picture below the votes from today are shown.