Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [voting]

The tag has no usage guidance.

6
votes
4answers
113 views

Uncommented downvotes

I am observing a trend in downvotes of questions with no comment to explain. Is anyone else noticing this? Is there anything that can be done? In other, busier SE sites, I don't think it matters as ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

Is anyone interested in a voting contest?

Mark and I were discussing on this question, How close are we to coming out of beta?, what things we would need to do to get closer to coming out of beta. We're doing great, but if we graduated today,...
4
votes
4answers
80 views

Using downvotes on PMSE

I understand how downvotes should work on stack exchange in general, however I have some confusion with their use here. Namely, I don't like that we seem to constantly end up with questions that have ...
1
vote
3answers
62 views

I totally disagree with an answer. Should I downvote?

Recently I came across a question with a couple of answers that I completely disagree with. I think only about the content of answers -- their form is perfectly OK. I just believe that answers are ...
12
votes
2answers
143 views

Upvoting questions

For some time I was off the site and the first thing I noticed when I came back was pathetic number of votes on questions. Most of recent questions have 0 or 1 upvotes which means they usually have ...
2
votes
2answers
51 views

I noticed some suspicious voting patterns, what should I do?

Pretty much everything is in the title: what should I do when if I noticed suspicious voting patterns? Should I do anything at all? I mean there are mechanisms which should deal with that but I'm not ...