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Poorly written questions that get answers

There are various questions -and I think that the number is increasing as of late- in which the authors do not provide the code that they tried and failed and they do not give any description of what ...
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Increase in down-voting - is there anything we can/should do?

I've noticed an increase in down-votes recently. Most of these are not accompanied by any explanation of why the questions or answers have been down-voted. A lot of users provide helpful comments (...
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Why not require justifications for downvotes?

I just added an "answer" to my own question clearly indicating in line 1 that it was in fact an extended comment and that it required formatting. It was immediately downvoted but there was ...
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Why am I being downvoted?

Some users have intentionally downvoted me without any rational reason of that. For example I have achieved 16 down votes for some of my questions which are clear or useful! I would be so grateful of ...
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Meaning of down vote for down voting question

Please see this question. I down-voted this answer as given the question title and the first line I sincerely believe the answer provided was not correct. I provided my rationale in an answer. I ...
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