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Please provide extra feedback on answers by low-rep users

I'm rather untrusting of the accuracy of answers provided by low reputation users. They're not always inaccurate, but they are sometimes. By contrast, if I see an answer by a high reputation user, ...
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Please explain downvotes ... on answers

When I complain about downvoting, it's usually when it's happening to me or to a question-asker who has a somewhat similar level of Japanese to me. But this time, I've come across someone downvoting ...
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Does voting on Japanese Language meta mean agreement/disagreement?

I'm an experienced user on Stack Overflow and Stack Overflow meta but haven't participated in other sites too much so far. Therefore I have a question before I start participating more fully on ...
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Deleting downvoted answer?

I have a question that I submitted an answer to, and it ended up getting 3 downvotes (I won't post the link here because I want to avoid a discussion on the specifics of that question and answer). On ...
rurouniwallace's user avatar
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Please explain downvotes

I think in the last week or so some users have been picking up the discussion of how to help this site grow, and trying to narrow down what is on and off topic for us. One area where we could improve ...
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Gray colored text with answers

It came to my attention that some answers have the font in gray. What is the criteria for this? I am guessing that it might be low voting, but am not sure. The question with the same down voting is ...
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How can we objectively judge an answer's credibility?

(This is tangentially related to the question about identifying native speakers.) At present, answers to questions appear to derive from the following sources (in my subjective order of decreasing ...
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Let’s vote often!

A proposal for everyone: Let’s find good questions and answers and up-vote them! Why? Let me copy a post by Scott Morrison on, because it is a good advice. (Actually I should ...
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