Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of downvote.

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Examples

  • Someone, it appears, is going around reddit and digg and downvoting my beloved lolgoths.

    2007 May 22 « raincoaster

  • I submit that downvoting stories that you admit you are not downvoting on their merits is by definition abuse of the system, to the point where it routinely fails to function as it was intended.

    oh, fine. BE that way. « raincoaster

  • The submission and comment system relies heavily on "upvoting" and "downvoting," meaning that stories and comments that are judged to be the most worthy by the most people float to the top while bad ideas and inferior content gets downvoted into oblivion.

    Forbes.com: News

  • I feel like there's a cabal of indignant pregnant and new mothers on Reddit that are going through this thread and downvoting every comment that agrees with the song.

    reddit.com: what's new online!

  • I couldn't agree more, and it's unfortunate that people are downvoting you on this.

    reddit.com: what's new online!

  • But the regurgitated 4chan memes, pun threads, novelty accounts, and downvoting of any opinion different from the majority says otherwise.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • Fist I thought of downvoting you for trolling a guy who contributed his reply (there's nothing wrong with his reply).

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • Or maybe they succumb to "group downvoting pressure", but guess what,

    QJ.NET

  • Okay, downvoting someone just for having a personal preference?

    Joystiq

  • Are people downvoting as a knee-jerk reaction to any negative comments about Haskell?

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

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