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Is it wrong for someone to post an answer that does not meet their own up-vote standard?

tl;dr: Basically don't worry, just go ahead and contribute! Is it wrong for someone to post an answer that does not meet their own up-vote standard? Question: Is it wrong to have a less stringent ...
uhoh's user avatar
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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?

It isn't clear why you think that people answering questions should upvote those questions with 2-orders of magnitude greater frequency than those that read them. Currently it appears to require 100-...
ProfRob's user avatar
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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?

If I was to guess why the downvoters downvoted, it's because user30007 is repeatedly bringing up the issue with little meaningful discussion coming of it and has garnered a bad reputation. Examples of ...
Barry Jenakuns's user avatar
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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?

I am certainly not one of the most prolific answerers on the site, but I am typically in the top 10 percentish. Also, I mostly upvote questions that I answer. Of course, I am probably biased towards ...
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Is there any way to tell which questions a deleted user effected?

Nope, and this is by design. Because it's possible that users may know which user had votes invalidated or an account removed, revealing which posts were voted on and how reveals their voting history, ...
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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?

I have now added a comment explaining my downvote. When I receive a downvote, I try to learn from it. That's easier if a reason is offered, but sometimes I don't get one. That's life. This site is ...
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Is it wrong for someone to post an answer that does not meet their own up-vote standard?

When going over my own answers, I don't think they all would pass my own standard for up-voting. The expression "imposter syndrome" leaps to mind. Something like that anyway. Only you know ...
StephenG - Help Ukraine's user avatar
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Is it wrong for someone to post an answer that does not meet their own up-vote standard?

There can be only one person to judge wether you have different standarts for upvoting an answer and writing one yourself. However these scales could be skewed and might be considered differently by ...
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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?

I think there might be two possible reasons for the downvotes. I am, however, not a psychologist, so these are just my guesses. The topic has been discussed before often enough. Some people are "...
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