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What's our policy regarding safety related issues without engineering context?

Sometimes, there are questions bluntly in the order of "What happens when I stick a nail into wall socket while holding it?" does-this-strategy-for-crossing-electrified-water-work deleted Does a ...
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How can we justify such disparity in closing/downvoting questions?

Someone asked a question on EE.SE: Does this strategy for crossing electrified water work? The asker said it was based on this previous EE.SE question: Does a dangling wire really electrocute me if ...
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Is it absurd to downvote questions that don't provide important details or circuit diagrams?

We can all imagine questions about circuits that don't require a schematic. But what about examples such as: "I have a 12V circuit that pulses a buzzer, but it is too quiet. What can I do do make it ...
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Specifics of downvotes

I have a question about my Electrical Engineering Stack Exchange post: Strange resistance between two adjacent but unlinked nets on veroboard This question is downvoted -2, I want to know is there a ...
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Can I change the components in my question from BJTs to FETs?

Minimum components for BJT H-Bridge applied to a small 3-6V motor I acquiesce from the comments said from @ChrisStratton's (last one on the question), and by the discussion under @HenryCrun's answer. ...
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How many votes against one person before votes are reviewed?

I know this is not an issue that only affects me. It is the 'revenge downvoting'. I believe this to have happened to me today after a discussion on a certain users question. Normally, it's just ...
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My great question is downvoted and wrong answered

What should i do? That is the question, specifiq question on a possibility of making some device.. i tried to stick all the rules: "Instrumental amplifier as a guitar preamp" But it was downvoted by ...
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I downvoted an answer today and that downvote shows to have deducted my reputation by 1. Why?

Funny. Though it hurts a lil. :D
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Reputation expenditure in reviews

As a new reviewer and trying to be a good citizen I am seeing numerous first answers to old questions which are low quality and in some cases blatant trolling. The ideal way to deal with this would ...
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How to improve question

Can we build motors that convert static electricity into kinetic energy and use no metal in their construction? Background Info: I ask this question because I am interested in what electrical ...
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I've got a '-15' in achievements drop-down but can't see why in thread

I answered this question and it's showing up with a -15 in the achievements drop down. When I look at the question I've got one up-vote and no down-votes. Anyone know what that signifies?
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How to improve this question?

What might I do to improve the question How to gather data about how weight is distributed by feet on a surface over time?? It is linked to a similar question that was upvoted a bunch, so wondering ...
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Is the strict attitude towards questions working?

I am mostly active on ServerFault, but have lurked here on and off. I'm also active on meta.SE and a few other SE sites. On ServerFault and other SE sites, there are issues with question quality and ...
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Downvoting questions or answers

I am a members in a lot of Stack Exchange sites and in the Electronics there are people casting too many and too easily downvotes which doesn't happen in the rest of the communities! This doesn't help ...
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How can we help moderators to control the up-vote or down-vote?

I'm a member for 10 months in the EE.SE but I think we still have a problem controlling the voting system! For example, look at Olin's answer in this question: How many LEDs can you chain in serial? ...
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Should you downvote people for responding to questions that have duplicates?

I can only assume that's what happened to me on this question: Is a resistor needed for LEDs in this beatbox project?
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Are their incentives for downvoting questions?

Here is a question which I asked earlier today, had got a reasonably good answer and was waiting until at least 24 hours as I usually do, to give time for any other comments/feedback, when I suddenly ...
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Should I downvote an answer which doesn't address the question?

The answers to the question Mixed signal PCB layout for PSoC contain useful and correct information, but in no way address the actual question. What is the proper response? I don't feel that I should ...
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Are downvotes a bad thing? Should I take it personally?

EE.SE.com users are often atwitter when a downvote lands in their vicinity. Sometimes the sting of rejection felt by authors whose question or answer was dealt a -1 is publicly visible in the form of ...
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Disallow anonymous downvoting?

A bit to my surprise this answer got downvoted. It is generally accepted as a good answer (16 upvotes so far). I'd like to know why it got downvoted, but the person who did didn't leave a comment. How ...