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Q&A Vote counts as ratios? [duplicate]

This is not meant to be a committed advocating or request of the following, but rather a conversation to analyze the possibilities and potential benefits and drawbacks. What if the total score for...

1 answer  ·  posted 13d ago by Julius H.‭  ·  closed as duplicate 13h ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Thoughts on downvotes? Could you be able to hide vote counts in general? [duplicate]

Seeing as Codidact is sort of an opportunity to do things a little differently than Stack Exchange, I was wondering how people feel in general about certain things about Stack Exchange, which we mi...

0 answers  ·  posted 13d ago by Julius H.‭  ·  closed as duplicate 13d ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A I cannot understand the meaning of some downvotes

In my opinion, downvoting some kinds of posts is meaningless. For example, why should anyone downvote a bug report, like this post? If someone has the same problem, they can upvote the bug report;...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  edited 8mo ago by Wicket‭

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Q&A Are downvotes needed?

Being on the receiving end of a downvote is not a good experience 99.9% of the time. The countless flavors of downvote abuse are notorious. Even for a third party, there is little value in the sati...

2 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Support subjective scoring

Codidact, like many other sites, relies on the wisdom of the majority. The approach has some well known flaws. One is "tyranny of the majority" which is really just a special case of "what if the m...

1 answer  ·  posted 9mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Suggestion for allowing to mark answers as "accepted", "outdated" or "dangerous"

Currently, it is possible to upvote and downvote answers. That's likely enough in most situations, but there are some cases where you might want to have more than one way to react to a post. For ex...

9 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by luap42‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A Downvoting Response Delays

I asked a question to the Software Development Codidact site here. I monitored it closely for several hours in case there was a quick response. A day later I found a couple comments waiting for me ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Josh Hyatt‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Derek Elkins‭

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Q&A General discussion on making votes public

Make vote secrecy a per-community choice, because some communities might prefer voting transparency over voting privacy. Side-question. Why voting is secret in other Q&A platforms? Origins in ...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by .                                                .‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Andy aka‭

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Q&A Does the community have any mechanism to tackle serial (emotional) downvoting?

Does the community have any mechanism to tackle serial (emotional) downvoting?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Voting fraud on posts

In the reference, Monica had said If you suspect voting fraud, please flag or use the "contact us" link. Moderators can't see who voted on what (even I can't), but there are people on the team w...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Can we allow answerers to see if asker upvoted them?

When someone takes the time to answer a question, it's nice for that person to feel recognized and that they were helpful. While seeing upvotes is a good indication that the answer was helpful to t...

5 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Peter Cooper Jr.‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by JBH‭

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Q&A Understanding how posts were possibly received by the community --- network wide

I would always claim that anonymous upvoting and downvoting are a crappy quality assurance method causing more harm than good in the long run due to unbased (or well based) accumulated hostility an...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 3y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Vote counts broken by the update?

The question What good are herbivores in an animal army? currently shows up- and down-votes as +0/-0, and both vote counts have tooltips saying "0.5" when I hover over them in the question. (I don'...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Implement duplicate up-down vote buttons

I would like to have a smaller pair of duplicate UP and Down vote buttons at the end of a answer or question so I can vote after I have read it. I do not want to scroll up to vote especially if th...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by KalleMP‭  ·  edited 3y ago by KalleMP‭

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Q&A How does voting on site proposals work?

I've seen a pattern of certain users downvoting on site proposals, not because they are against the proposal itself but rather against the concept of launching a new community. Without calling out ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A A vote in the meta category for the EE site reflected in my reputation. Is that a bug?

We've got a category for meta posts on the electrical engineering (EE) vsite. I've noticed that votes on my posts in the meta reflect in my reputation on the EE site. The votes on a local meta-EE...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Nick Alexeev‭  ·  edited 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Let us have more relevant tooltips for up/down vote buttons

Sometimes when stumbling across a question I wonder if I should upvote / downvote or not. When this happened on SE sites, I hovered over the buttons and read the description. Currently, Codidact se...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A What is the requirement to be able to vote up a post in Meta? [duplicate]

I want to vote up a question in meta and I receive the following error: Failed: You have used your daily vote limit: 0/0 (403) I assume that I must have a minimum reputation (currently I have 1),...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  closed as duplicate 3y ago by luap42‭

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