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Do we really need anonymous or unexplained downvoting?

No one likes downvotes. But I believe we need anonymous downvotes for a variety of reasons. Users often state that explanations of down votes will help them learn to post better questions/answers, ...
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How can we convert visitors into users?

I became a semi-active user after seeing an interesting question on Hot Network Questions, for which I had an answer to offer. The 30-ish upvotes it got over the next couple of days were pretty ...
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Do we really need anonymous or unexplained downvoting?

A quick addition to @anongoodnurse's post: Stack Exchange has deliberately implemented anonymous downvoting. This is not an accident. This canonical question over on meta.SE has gained a lot of ...
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How can we convert visitors into users?

I visit every once and a while, but have been turned off by answers from ordinary peoples gut feelings - rather than from experts. This site has the same problem that fitness.stackexchange suffers ...
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How can we convert visitors into users?

I don't have access to the Google Analytics site stats, but I would expect that a lot of the views on Parenting come from people searching the internet for answers to their questions, reading the ...
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