Questions tagged [votes]
Peer voting on questions and answers is the primary way users gain reputation, and also which items are sorted at the top.
How reasonable is to inform new users about upvotes and accepting answers through an automatic message?
I have noticed that most of the questions in Cross Validated come from new users who, for a number of reasons, do not read the FAQ section and do not know about the upvoting and accepting-an-answer ...
Recover a closed question?
I have asked to close a question, but now it cannot be found anymore. It is not even on the list of my questions. Is there a way to recover it? The link is: Generating likely populations given a ...
Are moderators notified by votes to close a question?
Question: Do moderators receive any sort of notification when a vote to close is submitted by a user with 3000+ reputation? It appears that if a user with 3000+ chooses to flag and picks "doesn't ...
Is it OK to downvote newbies?
Since I'm still quite new to the site, I just wanted to poll what the general consensus is on voting down questions from people with very low rep. As an example, I don't think the OP from this ...
Should we encourage downvoters to leave a comment for their downvote?
I am of the opinion that we should encourage downvoters to leave a comment as to why they downvoted. This is particularly important for questions as without a comment it is hard for the OP to figure ...
Vote early, vote often
A question with the same exact title was posted on tex stackexchange by Scott Morrison. I think the point made by Scott is very insightful and we should strive to follow the advice given. What do you ...