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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 ...
Artem Kaznatcheev's user avatar
14 votes
2 answers

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, ...
ShreevatsaR's user avatar
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7 answers

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 ...
Suresh Venkat's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer

Reversing a vote to close

Does anyone know how I might reverse a vote to close a discussion ?
Suresh Venkat's user avatar
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2 answers

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-...
Juan Bermejo Vega's user avatar