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Help vote on answers to good questions

Sometimes a question gets asked, someone takes the time to respond, but the answer never receives any votes. Sometimes those answers can be quite good, and it would be nice to reward those answers ...
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Reversing a vote to close

Does anyone know how I might reverse a vote to close a discussion ?
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When should I really flag or vote down?

Sorry if this has already been asked, I could not find an appropriate answer and I want to make sure that I understand these features. Question: what's the most correct way to use flags and down-...
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I Stopped Losing Reputation when Voting Down

I noticed that recently (at least for a week), I don't lose the normal 1 point of reputation when downvoting a question (not CW). Has this been happening to others recently? Is there something in ...
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Conventions on downvoting

I have recently been reflecting on my voting patterns. The discussion on this answer suggests that different people have different views on downvoting. I thought it would be good to figure out what ...
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Downvoting closed questions

Should we downvote questions that have been closed (to keep the front page clean)?
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Meta-meta discussion, and voting conventions

Yes, this is a discussion about question on meta :) We have a lot of discussion questions, but it's not always clear whether the discussion has congealed into an actual policy, or if people just got ...
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Vote early and often!

[Below is Scott Morrison's post from, reproduced here because it's good advice we need to see early.] I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually unsolicited advice, ...