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Why do some of our most prolific question answerers (and therefore reputation beneficiaries) rarely-to-never up vote questions they answer?

@uhoh's first two lemmas tell us that Stack Exchange is a collaborative effort to generate good answers to on-topic questions, and that answers simply can not exist without someone taking the time and ...
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Is it wrong for someone to post an answer that does not meet their own up-vote standard?

A user could have two standards: A standard by which we think someone else's answer is good enough to up-vote. A standard by which we think our own answers are good enough to post. Question: Is it ...
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Pile-on down voting without a single comment explaining why or how to edit, is this how a site should work? How close was my guess?

The question Why isn't Eris considered a planet despite being the body of dominant mass? received three down votes in its first three hours, but with none of the down voters leaving any clues as to ...
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Is there any way to tell which questions a deleted user effected?

Recently a user got deleted and I would like to see which questions that has effected. When I delete my account does this also happen to other users?
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Is there an automatic upvote for all questions with the tag "9th planet"? Or possibly a bug?

I just posted my first 9th planet question, and immediately (less than one second) got an upvote. I refreshed the page and it still said 1 view. I refreshed ten seconds later and still saw only 1 view....
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Why can't I click on the up/down vote counter to see how the breakdown looks?

In other Stack Exchanges, when I click on the summary vote count it resolves into how many upvotes vs downvotes. This doesn't work in Astronomy. Is this something that is disabled for this SE?