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Why is a specific question down voted?

The question in question here is the following: My colleague keeps microwaving fish at work, how can I stop this It would really be nice to understand why the question gets down voted. I thought the ...
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Are we giving users who ask questions 'good' feedback?

Disclaimer: Although I don't feel it has particular relevance, I am a new user here and haven't experienced the full scope of everything that's happened. These are just some of my own personal ...
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Should we make the tour a requirement for new user activity?

Many, many new users get frustrated by their deleted comments, answers, closed questions, etc. I've heard a number of high rep users complain about HNQ voting from the 101 rep users. I don't think ...
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Why don't visitors tell you why they didn't like an answer or question?

I'm trying to figure this site out. So far, I understand that the negative number next to the questions is the number of times someone didn't like the question. Can someone tell me why this happens ...
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How can we encourage more discussion when voting to close, or why is it not happening already?

I feel like I've become more aware of a trend, in that it seems that when a question ends up in the review queue, it tends to snowball into getting closed regardless of what editing efforts are made ...
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What should we do with redundant answers?

I've noticed something of a pattern on many of our more popular questions. It looks like we're getting a lot of redundant and often lower quality answers. It may just be my perception, but in most ...
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Voting based on opinion

https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/vote-down boils down to: Use your downvotes whenever you encounter an egregiously sloppy, no-effort-expended post, or an answer that is ...
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How do we maintain a good question to answer vote ratio on this site?

SE likes its sites to have a ratio of at least one question vote to three answer votes. The problem arises for me in that when I upvote a question, I tend to upvote most, if not all, the answers. (the ...
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Should we step up our voting culture?

I've noticed more than a few questionable answers lately, most have received the typical "welcome to the site, but..." sort of comments, but it doesn't look like these comments are accompanied by ...