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Why aren't we voting more?

It's been noted by some other Android users that people on this site really don't vote often. Voting increases engagement and helps us sort out good/bad content. Why aren't people voting and how can ...
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What does voting mean and why is it important?

Android.StackExchange is a site managed primarily by the community. Reputation is a general measure of engagement with the site, and as a user's reputation goes up he or she gets more privileges to ...
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Closing as Offtopic: "Should be on StackOverflow" [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please add Stack Overflow as a migration option in the off-topic vote-to-close dialog When voting to close as Offtopic, we have the option to say "should be on meta". Other ...
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Does AE have a different mentality when it comes to voting?

I recently started joining other SE sites, and I noticed that getting votes on answers, is much easier and faster than here. It seems like a good answer will always get upvotes. I do understand that ...
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Why did my reputation decrease?

Why does my reputation decrease when I downvote an invalid answer? Does it mean whenever I down vote someone's answer my reputation decreases even though I was doing nothing wrong except helping out ...
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Weird inverse smiley effect on new voting buttons in some browsers

The new voting buttons don't look right in all browsers. There are two funny little dots that make them look like smileys. And the smileys have the opposite meaning to what the buttons are used for! ...
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How to handle the reopening of the "How do I root X?" questions?

This is a follow up on "Should we revisit our “How do I root X?” policy. Now, with the reopen review queue in place, it should be easy to reopen the previously cosed questions. How should we handle ...
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"Votes Cast" according to my profile is different from "Votes Cast" on my summary

I was surprised to find out just now that I had earned the Civic Duty badge. The badge requirement is to vote 300 times. However, when looking at my profile, I see that the Votes Cast votes tab shows ...
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Bug: Can't vote for answer (or possibly, vote is not being shown)

When I view this answer, the upvote and downvote buttons are not highlighted, which seems to indicate that I have not voted on it. However, when I try to vote it doesn't let me, saying I last voted ...
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Problem with reputation required for voting and/or commenting.

I am trying to be a productive member of this website and I'm having a problem with the reputation system. Now I don't have a problem with the reputation system as a whole, I find that it works well. ...
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