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If you cannot give a short explanation why you downvoted a Meta question or answer, should you downvote it?

We all know that downvoters on TGO and any SE site are a fact of life that has to be accepted. Unless there is a pattern of serial downvoting, complaining is pointless, and can sound whiny. However, ...
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Can we increase the amount of voting/reviewing on the site?

I would really like to see the community vote more often around here. Reasons for upvoting more. It makes the site look good to have upvoted questions because that means people are involved. To see ...
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Is down-voting based on tone appropriate?

I've noticed a few users writing answers with fairly patronizing and dismissive tones such as: "your fear ... is silly. You'd have to do something pretty stupid..." or suggesting that the premise of a ...
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