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I also like it that TeX.SE is welcoming, and I would like it to stay that way. In my view the way of implementing friendliness is as follows: don't downvote post personalized, constructive, actionable comments if a previously unclear question is improved (with an MWE, description of how the result should look, etc.) then upvote But upvoting a question that ...


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I talk for myself; others may have different opinions. I don't upvote just-do-it-for-me questions, but if they have good answers, I upvote the answers. I don't upvote unclear questions, but if somebodies manage to answer and the answers are good, I upvote the answers. In general, I think those who ask for (free) help should put some effort into building good ...


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Everyone has a different motivation for voting, and therefore an estimate of "fairness" between voting for answers and questions is difficult to assess. I vote based on the description associated with the voting buttons: It's useful/clear/shows research effort = upvote or not useful/unclear/doesn't show research effort = downvote. Others use it as ...


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Your gentle nudge has made me think. It has never occurred to me to upvote a question, although on the very rare occasion I have downvoted one or voted for closure. I will in future consider whether or not to vote positively on a question. However my viewpoint is more from an answerer's side. I don't know what reputation an OP requires to acknowledge an ...


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