During each of the last five days, some of my answers - most being quite old - were upvoted within a short lapse of time. More precisely: 5, 3, 3, 3, 3 answers were upvoted within a few minutes for each day.

It is always pleasant to have upvotes, and some of these answers could be considered as underrated e.g, this one which was upvoted for the first time. Yet this seems quite strange. May I fear to have met a robot fan?

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    $\begingroup$ Most likely, no. Somebody liked one of your posts, looked around, and upvoted it and some others. But checks are run. Beyond some threshold, excessive upvoting (and perhaps more importantly downvoting) will be reversed as probably personal rather than on substance. $\endgroup$
    – Nick Cox
    Feb 27, 2019 at 7:29
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    $\begingroup$ Don't worry about it. In addition to the automatic reversal mechanism @NickCox mentions, there are reports that alert moderators to suspicious behaviour. $\endgroup$ Feb 27, 2019 at 11:53
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    $\begingroup$ Thank you @Nick Cox and Scortchi. Sorry not to have found the similar question. $\endgroup$
    – Yves
    Feb 27, 2019 at 12:24
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    $\begingroup$ No problem, @Yves, similar questions aren't always obvious. $\endgroup$ Feb 27, 2019 at 12:25


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