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Vote for a solution: Use of unicode accidental symbols adversely affects searches

Issue: We should standardize our use of unicode accidentals versus keyboard equivalents. Why there's a problem Questions and Answers that use the unicode sharp (♯) and flat (♭) symbols (for example) ...
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-1 reputation for downvoting. How does it work?

We know that when you downvote a post, you lose 1 reputation. This makes sense because you don't want people randomly downvoting questions without a strong reason behind it. But I have a few doubts ...
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Votes on questions in meta should not be interpreted as endorsing/condemning the topic of the question

I just gave an upvote to a question on meta because I think it is a valuable question to ask. Upvotes/Downvotes on questions should not be about whether you agree/disagree with the position expressed ...
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(Solved) I'm nearly certain that I'm being serially upvoted, but it's NOT being reversed

There have been three occasions now when I've received a bunch of suspicious upvotes, and so far (edit: all five occasions), the system's failed to catch it. The first time, I was literally sitting ...
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Voting on Music SE, are we being mean to questioners?

My StackExchange background is mainly Maths.SE, and something I have noticed that appears to be different here on Music.SE is that there seem to be quite a few questions which have very few (or none) ...
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What is enough research effort to not warrant a downvote?

I was a bit surprised that this question was downvoted. As far as building up encyclopedic knowledge, I thought it was pretty good. Asking for reasons in the comments, the "does not show any research ...
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Being able to click on a question score to see number of up & down-votes - is this dependent on user's reputation?

This is a functionality I've seen on other SE sites but I'm sure when I was first on music.se, it wasn't working. However I tried today and now it is. Is that because you need a certain amount of rep ...
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Vote early, vote often

I would like to echo a post that Scott Morrison made on Tex.SE. A link to the post here, and the text of the post: "I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually ...