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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of downvote.


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  • Seconds after you submit any article with Christian related content, it will receive several downvotes.

    Promoting a book or blog in the Darwinian underworld of nissa_amas_katoj 2009

  • Apparently (based on the 2 downvotes), my question annoyed people.

    Please don’t forget 9-11 | My[confined]Space 2009

  • One free, simple scripting program to create automatic downvotes of certain topics or news posters is called "Greasemonkey", which is commonly used on large social news sites such as Reddit.

    Downvote Bots Fight Propaganda War 2009

  • As one example of a publicly-available downvote bot, this script automatically downvotes any stories on 9/11, Gaza, torture, Guantanamo and a host of other topics, downvotes certain posters, and engages in other forms of cyber warfare.

    Downvote Bots Fight Propaganda War 2009

  • The problem of undeserved downvotes has been discussed many many times:

    oh, fine. BE that way. « raincoaster 2007

  • The bigger problem is that the purpose of downvotes is unclear.

    oh, fine. BE that way. « raincoaster 2007

  • A vote from a user who has written good answers in the past carries more weight both upvotes and downvotes.

    TechCrunch MG Siegler 2011

  • I wouldn't mind seeing the "bury" remove a "digg" rather than upvotes add one and downvotes do nothing. Top News Digg 2011

  • "Also, wow, look at the sudden rush of downvotes."

    Top News Digg 2012

  • If it helps, it gets a LOT better after a few years of having a job, especially in an industry you want to stay in. being a teenaged bartender, but for every upvote it gets, it gets an equal measure of downvotes.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz 2010


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