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Can an accidental vote be changed?

I got a notification that I had a -1 reputation change, and when I checked what caused it, I found that it shows I down-voted this answer. I didn't vote on it though; I must have accidentally hit the ...
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How do we stop the upvoting of incomplete questions and unattempted homework?

How do we stop the upvoting of unanswerably incomplete questions and unattempted homework? I could list examples, but we've all seen plenty, so that's beside the point.
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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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up voting limit

Help says: "You can vote 30 times per UTC day, plus 10 more times on questions only." https://electronics.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/vote-up What exactly does it mean? Today I have up-voted 37 ...
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Why do we allow "i'm voting to close because [x]" in the comments?

It seems like this only supports mob mentality, where many other users will simply follow one because the first one said so. If a question was truly bad, users would flag it without the 'reminder ...
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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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New users and upvoting

New users can't vote until they have 15 rep. Wouldn't it make sense that they can at least vote on the answers to their own questions, even if they don't have the 15 rep yet? For instance in this ...
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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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Why are we so picky on votes?

First of all I'm sorry for this post which will sound a bit polemical, but I'd like to raise this problem because I really like this site and I'm starting to care about it. Maybe this post will make ...
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Is there a way to undo a comment upvote?

I'm reading through the comments to an answer, and I would have sworn one of them had an upvote, which now has dissappeared. I distinctly remember, because I found the upvote totally unfair. Is ...
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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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