Do you vote down other people's answers or opinions simply because (you) disagree with them?
I can understand voting an answer down that is mean spirited, personally attacks someone, or contains inappropriate language. However voting an answer down simply because one disagrees with an opinion almost seems immature. Out of curiosity: Is there anything that would cause (you) to vote an answer or someone's opinion down?
I've voted down answers due to poor writing skills. If a person can't express their opinion in a way that's readable and understandable, I vote it down. Same deal with long, rambling answers that are more rants than answers to the question.
I've written tons of well thought out answers to questions that I know will be answered by people whose opinions are the polar opposite of mine. And those well written, well thought out answers have been voted into the basement by people who base their thumbs down on the fact that my opinion is not the same as theirs. While I think this is stupid, it doesn't change my opinion, or my skills as a writer.
I don't know how the voting plays into the comments. I do know that there is some sort of process that hp hides comments. What is the basis of that, we don't know. It has to be built in bias by hp.
So I don't know the reason why the voting exists, do you?
I also don't know the connection of how hp determines to NOT ALLOW a person to use the question feature. They don't give any warning or reason, they just do it, and you only find out after you realize that your comment is not being posted.
So, based on that, I think your question is vague, and ambiguous as to how the voting process is designed to work by hp.
I must disagree with you in that it doesn’t seem immature it is immature to vote someone down just because they don’t agree with you.
I would vote down a person being abusive.
I would vote down a person trying to “hijack” a subject something like answering a question with another question that has nothing to do with the original. I would only do this on questions I post and if the reply is a 180 from the question (I ask “do you like blue shirts” and “someone replies the Beatles white album was the best”).
Some of the best discussions start on one topic and end somewhere very different, but if I am taking the time to type this out then I want people to answer it and not something else.
I sometimes vote comments up. If there good. Some people don't like it when our opinions aren't the same. Or we say how we are feeling about the question. When we are grown adults this shouldn't happen. Most here are great. There are a few I think just comment to try to start something. I don't think I've ever voted someone down.
by taburkett 4 years ago
Can anyone know the reason for a question that is posted on HUBPAGES without knowing the individualthat presented the question? Some answers to hubpages questions seem to indicate a biased standard when the answer does not provide an attempt to clearly answer the question. This appears...
by breathe2travel 6 years ago
Why do hubbers vote down honest answers?Here is an example: http://ellana317.hubpages.com/question/ … -you-criedIs someone mad because another person cries tears of joy? Why do hubbers vote down answers that address the question?
by freecampingaussie 6 years ago
Why do good answers get voted down ?Why are answers that have nothing wrong with them getting voted down ?If the subject is sex every answer seems to get voted down ? Is it someone who hates sex & can't handle the fact that a lot of us do ?If that is the case then wouldn't it be better not...
by MysteryPlanet 6 years ago
Do you vote down an answer because you disagree with it?I have been browsing the Q and Q a bit and have noticed that a lot of people who give very relevant responses are voted down.The conditions are "Please vote up an answer if it adds to the discussion, or vote it down if it does not. You...
by rLcasaLme 6 years ago
I've seen answers and mostly were really the best possible answer to that particular question. The answer actually makes others redundant or of lesser value.So, why do these answers get a vote down?
by Teresa Schultz 6 years ago
How often do you vote a hub or an answer to a question down?I've been at HubPages for just over two weeks. I feel hurt if I know I have given a fairly good answer to a question and it gets voted down. I have not yet voted any answer down - if I don't like the answer, I just ignore it. I guess if I...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|