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Pirate March 21st, 2015 4:58pm

Excluding the common response of "biased", what are your reasons for down voting a poll?

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ozzy
03/23/15 5:17 am

Hateful, double standard, and the big stretch to "link" totally unrelated things to make a negative point.

mac Oregon
03/22/15 6:46 pm

Poorly written, racist, sexist or no answer choice appropriate-

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kspells TheOtherOtherside
03/22/15 5:39 pm

If there is a choice I will always choose the positive. Making an effort to be negative is a waste of time and effort that only promotes more negativity.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
03/22/15 4:58 pm

Ive never down voted anything. Im not a prick.

KAnne Atlantic City, NJ
03/22/15 3:45 am

I think I've only done that once or twice and just for heavy bias.

ronderman North Carolina
03/21/15 5:52 pm

I have only down voted for very biased polls.

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orgblu10 Shamerica
03/21/15 3:28 pm

I up vote 98% of the time, so I probably have to be extremely bothered by the question in order to vote it down.

AKYF
03/21/15 1:32 pm

Polls which are made to attack another user, obvious trolling, having only one option just worded differently, rants with no question or agree/disagree so they shouldn't be listed as polls, and of course biased polls are the most common reasons.

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TierasPet
03/21/15 1:11 pm

I don't down vote. If I did, it would be extreme bias, no answer choices, and stupid question.

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EarlyBird Portland
03/21/15 12:34 pm

I don't down vote biased polls. I only down vote polls that I have to read more than once to understand.

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EarlyBird Portland
03/21/15 12:39 pm

I upvote all polls.

CzarCastic
03/21/15 2:08 pm

Eb everything u touch turns to gold anyway. I wouldn't worry about petty down voting. It's beneath u

EarlyBird Portland
03/21/15 2:41 pm

Thank you czar.

crazyjane New Jersey
03/21/15 12:26 pm

When some has the answer options as "yes" or "not yet" lol

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crazyjane New Jersey
03/21/15 12:25 pm

Maybe if the polls asks several questions

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Kay41 the Midwest
03/21/15 11:37 am

When the person makes me call myself stupid or something similar as one of their choices.

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silva
03/21/15 11:47 am

Same here, and passive-aggressive wording

Ebola1 Florida
03/21/15 11:22 am

When there's no choice in the answers.

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TheCameron UCF
03/21/15 11:22 am

When someone gets "called out" or blatantly offends an individual in a poll.

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TheCameron UCF
03/21/15 11:23 am

Individual as in a user on here, its okay to call Obama or politicians out.

CzarCastic
03/21/15 10:38 am

You should never down vote a poll. The person thought enough to poll that question to their followers so it probably meant something to them. Down voting is just going out of your way to be a díck. If you don't like it, don't vote. It's easier

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mc88 Cleveland OSU
03/21/15 10:39 am

I like this answer

Pirate Uses the Tap
03/21/15 2:00 pm

Czar, 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

CzarCastic
03/21/15 2:04 pm

I know

mc88 Cleveland OSU
03/21/15 10:38 am

Usually if there is an obvious bias.

I would like to say there seems to be one or two users who seem to down vote everything

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mc88 Cleveland OSU
03/21/15 10:39 am

Or if it is offensive, which doesn't happen often

Arananthi Literal Ninja
03/21/15 10:11 am

I downvote polls when the options are not mutually exclusive.

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Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
03/21/15 10:21 am

I was trying to form this answer when you did it for me.

Pirate Uses the Tap
03/21/15 10:10 am

I think some reasons listed may be helpful in how we all write polls.

luna4 Wisconsin
03/21/15 10:09 am

I don't remember ever down voting a poll.

voc I am...what I am
03/21/15 10:06 am

I think I've only down voted 1 poll. I up vote, if I don't like the poll I won't up or down vote

TomM
03/21/15 10:02 am

False information driving an agenda. Bad language unless it's a question about it. Polls attacking other users. Probably more reasons but I rarely have to use it.

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Wink
03/21/15 10:36 am

Agree. I have also voted down if the question was so poorly written that I didn't understand what it was asking.

TomM
03/21/15 10:55 am

I have too but I often just try to clarify in the comments.

Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/21/15 10:01 am

I rarely did it, and have not recently at all.

spicysteve M14D SBS
03/21/15 10:00 am

I generally don't vote anything up or down unless they're exceptionally good or bad.

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TomM
03/21/15 10:04 am

You know it is one of the factors for the hotlist. Rating helps us get better polls.

Pirate Uses the Tap
03/21/15 10:11 am

I agree. If it's a really good question it deserves to be up voted so it can make the hot list.