The Unanswered Questions list is supposed to show all questions "with no upvoted or accepted answers".

This question only has one answer with a negative score and it has not been accepted. So why doesn't the question show up in the Unanswered Questions list?

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The problem is not with your question.

The skeptics.stackexchange.com is not showing unanswered questions with negative answers.

In a blog post Ok, now define answered. It said:

As of today, here’s how we do it:

  • Answered questions have at least one answer with one upvote (or accepted)
  • Unanswered questions have no answers with upvotes (or accepted)

Well, apparently not on skeptics.

The system is claiming to list:

questions with no upvoted or accepted answers.

While it is actually listing:

questions with no answers

For example my question Is "Foot Fetish" caused by cross-wiring in the brain? isn't listed though it has a -9 answer.

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  • I just went through all 25 pages in the Unanswered Questions list, and I did find this one question that has an answer with a 0 score: skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/26964/… – pacoverflow Mar 11 '15 at 21:24
  • Try to downvote the answer please, let's see if the problem is with downvoted answers. – Shougo Makishima Mar 11 '15 at 21:28
  • I'd like to be able to remove the downvote, but I'm not sure the Unanswered Questions list will update in time for me to remove the downvote? – pacoverflow Mar 11 '15 at 21:30
  • Try upvoting the spider's answer then. Let's wait and see if the system will show it. I have reached a limit for voting, otherwise I would have voted. – Shougo Makishima Mar 11 '15 at 21:34
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    I don't think upvoting it will tell us much. You downvote it, we'll wait and see what happens, and I'll upvote it later to cancel out your downvote. :) – pacoverflow Mar 11 '15 at 21:38
  • OK I just downvoted it, let's see what happens. If it takes too long, you'll have to upvote it later. – pacoverflow Mar 11 '15 at 21:41
  • Okay, you can even remove your downvote when we edit the answer. – Shougo Makishima Mar 11 '15 at 21:41
  • Good idea. I don't see it in the list anymore. It's a problem with negative answers. – pacoverflow Mar 11 '15 at 21:43
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    Just what I thought, we got the bug :) – Shougo Makishima Mar 11 '15 at 21:44
  • Can you make some sort of edit, since you have enough rep to apply edits immediately, so I can remove the downvote? – pacoverflow Mar 11 '15 at 21:45
  • Okay, you may remove the downvote. – Shougo Makishima Mar 11 '15 at 21:46
  • Thanks. I already have an open question on Meta.SE related to this, I will update it later with our findings. – pacoverflow Mar 11 '15 at 21:48
  • Oh my dog, it seems the bug is not only on this site. – Shougo Makishima Mar 11 '15 at 21:51

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