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Sins of a User: I upvote low quality answers by new users to encourage them to contribute this bad?

I have this habit; whenever I see a new user post a "low quality" answer to a question, I tend to upvote it. When I say "low quality" answers, I mean answers that aren't particularly helpful, or don'...
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Please exercise your votes

At the expense of becoming public enemy number one, I have decided to post a grumpy post. (It was rather grumpy when I first posted it, I hope it reads better now.) This is hardly a new call to ...
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Mysterious upvotes

I'm talking about one recent question: Has a carbon compound ever been found having an ionic bond? The question is quite trivial, so is my answer, and I expected it to get a modest sum of 2-3 upvotes ...
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Amount of reputation from answer upvotes reduced?

Has the amount of reputation received from upvotes to answers been reduced from +10 to +5. I only received +5 rep for each upvote on my answer to this question. Is this a new feature or a bug? I ...
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How can I undo a recommendation?

I upvoted an answer too hastily; its last paragraph turned out to contain some irrelevant, debatable stuff. I tried to undo the recommendation but the only way I found to do so was to downvote. I ...
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Vote Vote Vote Vote Vote Vote Vote

I don't have to link to any particular posting. Just check the main page. Posts are not receiving enough votes. Responses are not receiving enough votes. We need to vote. Even if you aren't ...
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Why are so few votes on Chemistry.StackExchange?

For example most viewed question (viewed 26k Times) and only 36 votes? Or next one (800 times viewed) has 22 votes. I do not understand why the voting system on the Chemistry.StacExchange is not ...