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Downvoting question because OP has accepted an answer too early?

Personally no it's not acceptable. First off it's going against what voting is meant to be for where in this case someone is voting because of the Asker's actions to an answer and not because of the ...
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Can we force people to comment before giving them the right to downvote a question?

Down-voting is a fundamental part of the SE ecosystem Down-votes are a core part of the site. Requiring comments for downvotes is bad for a number of reasons. This question has been asked on every ...
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Downvoting question because OP has accepted an answer too early?

To downvote the question because OP accepted an answer quickly? As far as I'm concerned; no, that's not the right thing to do. That said, strictly speaking it's not against the rules; except for ...
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Should answers be able to be downvoted without a reason?

This has been asked dozens of times on dozens of SE sites. The generally accepted guide is on the main Meta:- Why isn't providing feedback mandatory on downvotes, and why are ideas suggesting ...
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Should answers be able to be downvoted without a reason?

I'm not going to address your primary question of whether users should be forced to provide feedback when they downvote - my previous answer here is still my definitive opinion on the subject, and as ...
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Can we force people to comment before giving them the right to downvote a question?

Yet another issue: you do not actually give people a chance to comment. Twice I downvoted your questions, and was in the process of leaving a comment and explaining why, when you deleted the question. ...
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Can we force people to comment before giving them the right to downvote a question?

In short: this won't help. You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it tell you how the water tastes. I understand where you're coming from. It's frustrating when you get unexplained ...
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Why the down-votes?

I admit, I sort of want to earn the down-voter badge, but if I think a question is problematical, I'm likely to flag or ignore it.
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