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Should we explain downvotes?

I know that downvotes are anonymous, but I wonder if it would be good practice for people who downvote questions or answers to provide some explanation or suggestions for improvement? I ask because ...
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Vote early, Vote often

I would like to echo a post that Scott Morrison made on Meta.Tex.SE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually unsolicited advice, based on our experience from the initial ...
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Is over conformity an issue on philosophy stackexchange?

Is over conformity an issue on philosophy stackexchange? I think so, that people are downvoting because that's not what they want to see on the site, rather than poor research. Almost nothing I ask ...
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Is voting being underutilized?

Compared with other SE boards, there seems to be somewhat of a deficient use of voting on both questions and answers. Is this accurate? Are there any available statistics to do this comparison ...
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Should people be down-voting questions that incorporate an assumption they disagree with on philosophy SE

I'm guessing that's why this question was down-voted. The down-voter disagreed with the opinion expressed in it. Acute or chronic suffering and pain: does anyone talk about their difference? But, in ...
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Serial voting reversed

I've had this message before in the recent achievments reputation... box. I'm guessing that it's because someone has more than one account with philosophy stackexchange?
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Is revenge voting against the rules or just unhelpful?

Is revenge voting against the rules or just unhelpful? I suspect I am e.g. here. It's fine, I'm not pushing for a ban, at all. It's just that I've put a lot of time into the site, and have put up ...
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6-8 people dislike the question within 2 hours: why?

Can a question be bullshit? anyone at all want to say why this question is so bad? Obviously enough people have read and disliked it for someone to answer. I don't see what's unclear about it, ...