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A system by which users can individually vote on items. Often used to determine a consensus on the quality or correctness of an item.

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Effect of allowing users to give both positive and negative feedback vs. giving positive feedback only

When allowing users to provide feedback on other content, most websites allow users to provide both positive and negative feedback. StackExchange, for example, allows users to both upvote and downvote ...
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which is the best way to show Like/Dislike click results?

I am planning to use Like/Dislike buttons in my forum for rating the comments and posts. I found two nice ways to implement Like/Dislike results: A. Show the sum of Likes - Dislikes between the ...
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Making voted discussion replies stand out instead of sorting them in order to avoid breaking chronological order

Basically, I want to build an interface that Doesn't interfere with chronological discussion Simple Doesn't require the user to click a link which changes the order of the replies. Doesn't have ...
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In a site that offers a voting system, should there be extra criteria to “down vote”?

In a site that offers a voting system, should there be extra criteria to "down vote"? I think it would make a lot of sense to add an extra step to down voting someone's question or answer. If you ...
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Multiple ways to show approval for an item

Is it a bad idea to allow multiple ways to show approval for an item? Take a look at some of the following examples: Stackexchange You can vote up or mark-as-the-answer to approve of a user's ...
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Top list of the most down-voted items. How to avoid user confusion?

Context: web application. I have a list of items, each one with up and down arrows (a la reddit) but my list doesn't shows the most up-voted items, but the most down-voted (technically it's ordered ...
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Is there a site where I can vote for usability issues in well-known software to be fixed? [closed]

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question - of course I am willing to move/delete it if requested. I wonder if there is a site where well-known usability issues in popular software ...
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What is the best voting system

I'm wondering what is the best voting system for site that have ranking like top 10 / top 100. Like/dislike stars rating (from 1 to 5) single thumb up thumb up/thumb down What you think?
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Is there a way to disallow multiple votes from one user without forcing authentication? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to prohibit voting rigging (cache/cookie-clearing, etc.) without requiring the user to jump through hoops (registration, authentication, etc.). Any ideas?