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Please vote for quality content

When we started this site in 2014, we encouraged everyone to vote early and often, and people did. Now this site is not young anymore. In the past 5 years, we have seen a steady increase in the ...
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How to convincingly ask a serial upvoter to stop doing it when they already know better?

In another site, my question about upvoting Are other people also seeing an increase in upvoting recently? received this answer: It was me I've been going around and up voting everybody like crazy ...
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Why is this question getting so many views?

Where is the calmest place on Earth? This question is getting more attention than any other question I have asked before. What did I do right? To me it is just another question?
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Why I can only vote 36 times in a day?

Every user has a maximum of 40 votes in a day, but I can only vote 36 times in a day. It might be some sort of bug, but it could also be a punishment of some sort. I don't know what made this happen ...
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Should I upvote an answer if I am unable to verify its correctness?

If I see an answer that seems well-researched, but I do not have domain expertise to verify its correctness, should I upvote the answer? It is possible that an answer seems well-researched, cites ...
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Vote early and vote often!

This is copied from Scott Morrison's post on meta.latexSE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually unsolicited advice, based on our experience from the initial launch of ...