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Should answers that are constructive but don't fully answer the question be downvoted?

On this question Are Soldiers Overdiagnosed with PTSD in the US Military? there is an answer which I think is of high quality and is valuable but doesn't actually answer the question. It simply ...
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What kind of questions should receive upvotes?

This is similar to THIS, "Vote early, vote often." I'd like to ask something a bit different. What, exactly, are the criteria for upvoting questions? The FAQ doesn't specify. Hovering over voting ...
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Should “downvotes” require comments to actually count at Skeptics?

An upvote has a an inherent "I concur" value here at Skeptics or at least an "I like this question or answer". I believe that a user should be required to leave a note (and thereby take ownership) of ...
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Cannot undo downvote

I had downvoted an answer which was relating factually wrong information. In the meantime the posting has been edited to reflect this and now I want to remove my downvote but I can’t. Every time I ...
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Answer that didn't get enough play?

Anyone have an answer to a question that just didn't get enough play on the site? Accepted or otherwise, an answer that you worked on and thought worked really well but didn't get many votes for some ...
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Vote Early, Vote Often

From the TeX meta: Every Stack Exchange site will eventually end up with a different "base level" of voting --- that is, the expected number of upvotes for a question of a given level of ...