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Re: Please explain WHY you voted --

by arhuman (Vicar)
on Feb 14, 2001 at 15:20 UTC ( #58321=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Please explain WHY you voted --

It reminds me a discussion about the signal/noise ratio. Interesting things came out of it.

Based on this, for my part I don't always explain when I downvote beccause it would waste node only to say : offtopic, innapropriate language...

However I try to send /msg to the person explaining why, when I downvote.(I /msg to thanks for answer/comment too)

I ++ you beccause I really think that it's an interesting point :

If downvoting is an educating action, then you have to do it correctly and explain why you downvote someone.

But to be honest I think that we mustn't waste our votes downvoting whereas there are so many nodes to ++...

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