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How can I improve my question?

This question has got 5 downvotes at this time. Can anyone suggest how I can improve it, and avoid a similar fate befalling any future ones? Are these apparent mistakes in The Haunting of Bly Manor ...
Michael Harvey's user avatar
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Do you think this title needs change?

When you want to vote for a comment, it says: "This comment adds something useful to the post". But there are many examples that a comment has received many up-votes just for being funny; so ...
Etack Sxchange's user avatar
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If someone's reputations come back to below 15

AYK, A user can up-vote or down-vote posts when they reach the threshold of 15 reps. If they have lower reps their votes will be recorded until they reach the required threshold. My question is that ...
Etack Sxchange's user avatar
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Why was this question heavily downvoted for seemingly "technical" issues?

This is the question I am referring to. It has several downvotes, so it appears to be "systematic" rather than incidental. I believe that there were two "technical" issues involved with my question, ...
Tom Au's user avatar
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Explain down votes [duplicate]

Down-voting is okay, but when somebody put a down-vote isn't that good practice let know the poster what was wrong with his/her question/answer? I see many down-votes, people just click down-vote ...
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-10 votes
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Questions on if or when a movie or show will be released

Are questions asking when or where something will be released on topic? Are questions asking if something will be released or made on topic? Multiple questions of the above types have mixed voting (...
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-1 votes
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How much reputation for a question upvote?

In my own question, I get a 2 upvotes so it should be 20 score. But it only shows 10 and 5 per each. Why is that? Is score 10 is awarded for only answer upvotes?
Vishwa's user avatar
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15 votes
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Are spoilers a reason to get downvotes?

I asked this question, it has spoilers about logan, don't click if you hate spoilers and you don't have to. It got downvoted simply because of "spoilers"! And the answer too! the good guy trying to ...
Lynob's user avatar
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Am I getting down-voted for answering poor quality questions?

This has happened to me before so I'm wondering if I'm doing something wrong. Someone asks an identification question with poor detail which is quickly voted as being Off-topic due to Identification. ...
sanpaco's user avatar
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4 votes
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How to deal with downvotes on legitimate questions?

A lot of questions are getting downvoted while being very interesting and legitimate questions. I don't know why this happens but I would like to know a way to deal with this since it really ...
papakias's user avatar
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Question got reputation for 2 upvotes but showing 1 upvote in the post

I see a user posted a question and got reputation for two upvotes. On checking the question, it shows only one upvote. He also didn't get any downvote(s). As per the reputation the question should ...
Arulkumar's user avatar
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-2 votes
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I got downvoted for asking help with a movie that I barely ever remember [duplicate]

On the Movies & TV Stack Exchagne site, I asked "What is the movie that features a wife killing her husband after finding out he killed many innocent people during the war?" A person commented "...
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Is it fair to downvote a poorly constructed question by a new user

I have been observing this on Movies & TV for quite some time, that a new user (usually with a reputation of 1) asks a poorly constructed question for example - Identify-this-movie question but ...
Ankit's user avatar
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4 votes
2 answers

What's the deal with the serial upvoting?

I found -135 rep from "Serial upvoting reversed" in my rep status. Of course, my rep is the same as it was 2 days ago so no harm, but I was upvoted, then reversed 135 points. Why? (obviously I know ...
DustinDavis's user avatar
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1 vote
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Bug when sorting by votes?

I was looking a the questions with the most votes, and I noticed what appears to be a bug in the sorting system. All the questions on page 1 seem fine, but the votes on questions on page 2 drop off ...
Kris Harper's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Why didn't I get the Electorate badge?

Below is my vote summary I did not see any reason not to get this badge.
Ankit Sharma's user avatar
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5 votes
4 answers

Why are answers with minimal information getting up voted?

Asian movie about a guy recording sounds and sending them to his girlfriend Here is my example. The question is decent but the answer is basically it's called ___ and it's from this country. Yet 7 ...
Kevin Howell's user avatar
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