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Why do ELL posts need to be edited before reversing a downvote to an upvote?

This is not something we can reconsider as English Language Learners; it's a network-wide feature known as vote lock. That answer on Meta Stack Exchange provides some rationale behind this decision: ...
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How are answers with no votes sorted?

Answers with equal scores are randomly sorted according to How are answers with the same vote score sorted? Accepted answers are at the top, unless the author of the question accepted their own ...
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No votes means not trustable?

When an answer has net upvotes, some users have expressed the view that it is a good answer. That presumably means that those users consider it trustable. But I have seen blatantly wrong answers ...
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On user vote questions, do we count the net votes including downvotes, or just the upvotes?

The post says upvote the answer representing your choice (downvotes will not count) The reason for this 'rule' is that while most users with a minimal amount of participation are able to upvote, but ...
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No votes means not trustable?

I think no votes can often mean that an adjacent similar answer got the votes, perhaps because it is fuller (or, sometimes, just wordier). The answer with no votes has got one now!
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No votes means not trustable?

The number of votes (up or down) that any answer or question gets is inextricably linked to the number of views that the question gets. If hardly anybody looks at a question, it simply cannot get many ...
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