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in reply to Re^3: PM Leveling Guide.
in thread PM Leveling Guide.

yes downvotes should be excluded. I don't see this "scratching" problem, but who knows.

> and he gets modded down multiple times by the same user via proxy accounts.

"Modded down" means voted down?

How do you want to know about these sockpuppets?

I know a bunch of real people here who are rather critical about the monk you mentioned, me included. I doubt sockpuppets are needed.

Creating efficient sockpuppets which are not discovered by a database lookup is IMHO quite difficult.

UPDATE

I'd try to restrict the multiple upvotes to 10% of ones quota. Like this you'll need at least 20 votes (Chaplain) before being able to.

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)

PS: Je suis Charlie!

) and IIRC did the admins assure more than once that there is no trace in the DB for such a sockpuppet downvote farm.