Proposal: Software Recommendations I can vote up my own question when these have negative votes. Is it correct?? I think that this is a mistake of Area51 (I don't know if this question should be here or in MetaStackOverflow.

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    Seems like a question for Meta. – dotVezz Jan 10 '14 at 20:34
  • I see no harm in that. – pnuts Jan 10 '14 at 20:44

You cannot vote for your own example questions in a proposal (for the same reason you cannot vote for your own stuff on the Stack Exchange Q&A sites. You will get a popup that says:

You can't vote for your own post.

(click on this box to dismiss)

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    I voted 2 times up two own questions. For this reason I write this question here.... – jjmartinez Jan 10 '14 at 21:22
  • @jjmartinez I confirmed that you cannot vote for your own post, so you must have (perhaps inadvertently) created a second account. Please check (and remove those votes). Those accounts should be merged or you may run into problems voting for your own content (called "sock-puppeting", which is not allowed on these systems). – Robert Cartaino Jan 10 '14 at 21:35
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    my question is referred to the situation in which I have a question with one vote down. Only in this situation, I tried to vote up, and the system allows it. For this I write this question. – jjmartinez Jan 10 '14 at 21:56
  • @jjmartinez I just tested this and you cannot up-vote your own (even down-voted) posts. Something's amiss. You must be on a new account. This account (area51.stackexchange.com/users/99803/jjmartinez) does not have any questions that are still accepting votes. – Robert Cartaino Jan 10 '14 at 22:11
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    this question area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/60887/… had a negative vote. I tried to vote up, and the negative vote changed to 0. The same occur with the question "What API to provide security in Java is the easiest to use?" that at this moment has 2 vote down. I don't understand this situation. For this I wrote this question. I think that this is a bug. The next time that I observe this situation, I take a picture... – jjmartinez Jan 10 '14 at 22:57
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    And of course, I had the popup with this message, but the vote changed from -1 to 0. – jjmartinez Jan 10 '14 at 22:59

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