Questions tagged [up-votes]

This tag is for questions specific to upvotes, the community's way of telling peers that their content was clear, helpful or interesting. Up-votes on the meta sites may have different meanings.

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What is our reason for wanting bounties on questions?

Please read the answers below and vote on the answer(s) that you feel best describe your opinions on the issue discussed here. There has recently been some discussion about bounties on questions, as ...
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Can we get +10 reputation for upvotes on questions?

It used to be, a long, long time ago, that asking a question awarded +10 reputation. After some deliberation, this was changed to +5 reputation network-wide. The reasons at the time for this change ...
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Should we upvote good answers for puzzles we've downvoted for being not good?

I'm repeatedly coming accross puzzles which I deem down-vote-worthy, because they lack quality. (They are on-topic though, so I don't VTC.) These are "puzzles" which are either far too easy ...
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Was this really serial upvoting?

I have a series of puzzles, my 'Clues' series, starting with this one. Yesterday, somebody went and upvoted all of the questions in the series, including two that I didn't post. However, now the ...
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Accidental re-vote locks it permanently

I up-voted a question. My up-vote got marked. I also up-voted one of the comments on the question. Then I accidentally closed the window. Using Google Chrome's Ctrl+Shift+T, I reopened the closed ...
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Giving puzzle questions the recognition they deserve

I recently saw a question requesting that the answerer upvote the question if they deem it worthy. I personally have no problem with this; I think there are a lot of very creative questions on this ...
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Shouldn't I be able to change my upvote after six minutes? [duplicate]

Specifically on this question there is an answer that at first appeared to be correct, so I upvoted it. But after a while I discovered an error. I want remove my upvote and give a downvote instead. ...
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Why do people favorite a question, but not upvote it?

This Question has a bunch of 'stars' (favorite question) but does not have the same or a higher amount of upvotes. That doesn't make any sense to me, because a star has a higher value (even though it ...