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This tag is for questions specific to downvotes, the community's way of telling peers that their content can be improved. Downvotes on the Meta site have different meanings to on the main site.

As well as the standard "this question is unclear or not useful" and "this answer is not useful" meanings, on meta sites downvotes can also mean:

  • I don't agree with this suggestion/proposed solution

  • You haven't included any free hand circles (or arrows, or unicorns) on your screen shot

  • I can't reproduce the bug

So while the question or answer might be very clear and potentially useful, it is still entirely feasible that it will receive a down vote or two.

This tag is for questions which are specific to downvotes. For questions about the voting mechanics in general, use the tag. For questions about upvotes, use the tag.

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