If you reward people by giving them XP for up-voting, and
punish them for down-voting (this is, assuming people care
about their XP), on top of the already existing social
pressure of prefering up-votes, you make up-voting even more
meaningless. Votes have meaning if casters have choices, with
equal gain for each choice.
It can be quite fun to get XP, look to see what for, and discover that some old node of yours was rediscovered.
How do you do that?
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