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The graduation of Mechanics.SE was delayed until they could support a post-graduation election; will this happen here too?

The graduation of Mechanics.SE was delayed for around 9 months to allow time to increase the number of eligible voters in a post-graduation election. I'm not too clear about the specifics (so I asked ...
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Identifying disagreement-related voting biases

Voting based on usefulness/quality The general idea is that we should vote on posts independent of (dis)agreement; we should upvote based on "quality" or "usefulness" (references below). This is far ...
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Our upvoting patterns compare poorly to the other religion StackExchange sites; let's change this!

TL;DR: I observe that it's harder here than at other religious StackExchange sites to get a post upvoted, and upvoted highly. Downvotes are disproportionately used on questions. I conclude this is ...
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The number of questions/answers and upvotes/downvotes per day

Using data explorer (e.g. this), I generated the following plots which show the per-day number of questions and answers, and upvotes and downvotes. (The moving average is over a 30-day period.) I ...
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Take back vote in comments

Although this is a rare case, I can't take back my vote from comments, like I can do from answers or questions. Is it only my problem, or everyone's? If everyone's, then this is a 'feature request'.
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How can we improve voting

I asked a question a few days ago at Can I pray in this shirt? and like it says in the Help centre I made sure to ask for Hanafi references in the question so I would not get answers that were not ...
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Should we have regular voting sessions?

Since a lot of posts in this site don't receive their deserving voting (either up or down), should we specifically have a voting session where users are urged to cast their votes for at least half of ...
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no delete vote for community?

I was searching through site when I came upon this question. https://islam.stackexchange.com/q/1644/4710 I'm sure everyone agrees that it's off topic by an extent that no edit can help it. But it's ...
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Please vote based on quality

As a former moderator on one site that deals with religious texts, a user on the three strictly religious sites, and a participant on religious topics that pop up from time to time on other sites, I'...
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Why is it that privileges are lost when the reputation decreases but badges are retained?

For reviewing "Low Quality Posts" and "Suggested Edits", one needs at least 1000 reps, which I had until a few days back. Somebody(-ies) unupvoted my answers making my rep to decrease by 420 in a ...
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Use voting for “very low quality.”

This site has a lot of answers flagged for "low quality." But those answers are typically just very lazily answered or poorly sourced. Please use the voting features to rank these questions as "not ...