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Re^2: Thoughtless voting?

by JavaFan (Canon)
on Jan 29, 2011 at 21:51 UTC ( #885072=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Thoughtless voting?
in thread Thoughtless voting?

I do look at "worst nodes" for anything I regard as "unfair" downvoting. I do upvote nodes that have been downvoted for no reason apparent to me
I wonder, do you also look at "best nodes" for anything you regard as "unjustified" up voting, and then down vote nodes that have been up voted for no apparent reason?

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Re^3: Thoughtless voting?
by davies (Prior) on Jan 29, 2011 at 23:34 UTC

    No. Most of the posts that make "best nodes" are too advanced for me to understand. I try to read those that I have a chance of understanding to profit from them. But if there is a node I think deserves downvoting, I will do so, wherever I find it.

    It takes quite a lot for me to downvote a node, so looking at nodes that have been so heavily upvoted as to make best nodes means that doing as you describe is likely to be a total waste of time. I don't think it's a waste of time to try to ensure that people aren't discouraged from saying "thank you", so I try my best in that regard. But please don't get the impression that I haunt "worst nodes" for things to upvote. That would really waste time.

    Regards,

    John Davies

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