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Peer voting on questions and answers gives users most of their reputation, and also usually controls how posts are sorted to the top.

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No votes means not trustable?

In this question, the OP pointed out that the answer in the question I shared had no votes, so it was "untrustable": break up or break down? Should no votes mean the answer isn't trustable?...
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On user vote questions, do we count the net votes including downvotes, or just the upvotes?

The question about whether or not to continue pinning accepted answers at the top of the answers list is closing soon and it's a very tight race. In fact, it's even closer than it looks. Right now, ...
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Why do ELL posts need to be edited before reversing a downvote to an upvote?

I mistakenly downvoted a question and would like to change it to upvote. However, the ELL system requires the edit first before changing. Why and for what purpose? Anytime I try to change from ...
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How are answers with no votes sorted?

When I was viewing a question: How can I introduce (or name) a person my answer was above the other answer even though they both have 0 votes. I sorted it by votes. My answer is above the other ...