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Life is unfair. While some people can vote 41 times a day, now for whatever reason I can't use my last vote, so I'm stuck at 39! It's a tragedy! :)

tohecz: Paulo's profile is a good calendar: (# of votes in month)/40 = (day of month)

I'm pretty sure I already spent all my 40 votes today (you guys know me). I suspect some question/answer got deleted, so one of my votes got subtracted, but since I reached the vote cap, the system won't allow me to vote anymore.

See

Of course, you guys know I'm just teasing about this tragedy thingy. :) But it might be an odd behaviour in the vote system that is worth mentioning.

On the other hand, I suspect this is a plot from CHAOS. They don't want me to become to top voter of the entire SO universe! :)

But the vote shall prevail!


In other news, if you came here expecting a duck, here it is:

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:)

  • I am pretty sure you won't only be able to find out the day of the month but also when is morning over there in Brazil :) The votes are most likely all gone by 9 o'clock in the morning (Brazil time). – topskip Feb 22 '13 at 15:11
  • @topskip: ooh! :) – Paulo Cereda Feb 22 '13 at 15:16
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    So were you going to vote for @egreg or me on that one? If the former it doesn't matter, if the latter I agree it's a tragedy that you were not allowed to vote. – David Carlisle Feb 22 '13 at 15:30
  • 1
    @DavidCarlisle: I was going to upvote the question today (vote cap), then tomorrow I would upvote both answers. :) – Paulo Cereda Feb 22 '13 at 15:35
  • I have had that quite often, sometimes even stuck at 36 or 37... – clemens Feb 27 '13 at 19:21
  • @cgnieder: Oh my! :) But I never got 41, I'm sad. :) – Paulo Cereda Feb 27 '13 at 19:44
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Well, some of us are gifted, some of us work hard :)

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I have no idea what this system keeps track of.

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Once you vote on 30 answers, you cannot vote, answers or questions. That's one (maybe the only one) reason not to be able to use 40 votes.

  • 4
    Actually, the algorithm says that if you are able to vote for 31 "posts", you are able to reach 40. The vote balance only happens when you are below 30 votes a day. I've mapped the algorithm's behaviour for quite a time. :) – Paulo Cereda Feb 22 '13 at 15:24

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