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How would competing but viable answers be accepted? [closed]

Proposal: Housework There is always more than one way to do a chore. How will two answers that are of equal validity (i.e. both work effectively and efficiently) be evaluated? Will this boil ...
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Does serial voting apply to Area 51?

Today, I received 4 spontaneous upvotes on 4 different questions on 3 different proposals. This and this on Acting and Theater; this on Hebrew Language; and this on Yiddish Language and Culture. The ...
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Using Stack Exchange for Survey or Opinion?

Would it be possible to adapt the software powering Stack Overflow for other purposes beyond the tradition Q&A? For example, to run a survey site for public opinion polls where the asker of a ...
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New example question order?

I noticed that example questions no longer seem to be ordered by net up-votes, is this some strange glitch or an update?
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1answer
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Check and redistribute your votes if necessary!

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics There are currently 33 upvotes on 5 of the example questions that have been closed: My model has random discolored patches when rendered Is there a simple way to model ...
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150 vs 3000 rep to cast close/reopen votes

After guessing for a while, I came upon http://area51.stackexchange.com/privileges which shows the ugly, jQuery-lacking list of privileges on Area 51. Apparently, one only needs 150 rep to use close/...
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Why do users have only 5 votes for an entire define stage?

What would be lost if each user was able to vote on all questions while in the define stage? It seems like people vote relevantly on 5 questions, and afterwards can no longer contribute. Why was this ...
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Is redistributing votes to upvote _good_ example questions that are below 10 detrimental to the proposal?

The commonly cited response to the many discussion threads that ask 'Please redistribute your votes to questions with a score of less than 10' is that redistribution to 'push through' a proposal is ...
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Requirements for example questions with 10 upvotes is being gamed

I'm putting this discussion topic forward, to get consensus on this issue. If we examine the highly progressed proposals, we see that in most of them, the participants are gaming the upvoting ...
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Let's discuss the 10 point limit issue

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Intro: I'm putting this question here in the context of the particular proposal because a moderator has recently deleted some comments that ...
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1answer
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Upvote suggestion only when you have actually used the app and checked all requirements? [closed]

Is it OK to upvote an answer because it looks good, or because I have used the software in the past for something very related and I am pretty sure it can perform said task too as said on their ...
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More Recommendation questions needed

Proposal: Software Recommendations We have a lot of followers, but I noticed that many don't upvote / add questions. We still need more good and specific questions. Please add ones if you did not use ...
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Make people aware of progress participation

It looks like people tend to follow proposals but don't upvote existing example questions or add new questions. But this is necessary for further progress of a proposal. Could be add a hint when a ...
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Lock votes on question to prevent people changing votes when vote count reaches > 10

Earlier, I used encourage people to vote on questions which has less than 10 votes and thus effectively use their 5 votes for the benefit of the proposal (like I did here). But now I understand that ...
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1answer
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Why there are so little Great Questions?

The golden badge for Great Question was awarded only once. Why there's so little highly upvoted example questions? What can we as community do to encourage voting for really good questions? Maybe the ...