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Offering a bounty in exchange for upvotes

I saw this challenge which makes the following offer: Note: A bounty will be placed on this question once it gets 10 upvotes Although we discourage begging for upvotes, excessive self promotion, ...
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Are voting opinion-based or rule-based? [closed]

Close vote seems rule-based, but the rule now can't be handled by a computer. What about up/down vote?
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Newbie question about voting

Voting while participating As it's a contest it doesn't make sense to vote for other answers - does it? Should I vote for the puzzle? Isn't the participation already a vote? Voting while not ...
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Incentives for answering old questions

Background A recent meta question seems to me to be asking the wrong question. However, there is some truth in the underlying issue raised: The majority of golfers browse the latest and featured ...
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Downvoting needs to change

As shown by a recent challenge, once a few people have downvoted a question (say, three or four) everyone else thinks that they should downvote too leading to incredibly low scores. I think we need a ...