When it comes to the votes on questions that I have asked I've often wondered who voted for what. My reason being that those votes sometimes help me in making choices in MHOs. I've been thinking about it though. If, for an example, someone asks a yea or nay question and one Gag member is a yea-after that they could go through and down vote anyone that they disagree with-skewing my ability to use votes when trying to choose. I know it's not something people typically do-but it crosses my mind as it is something I use when choosing MHO when applicable (when people have voted on opinions). Is there a reason other than for anonymous voting (cause people could chose to stay anon couldn't they?) that keeps people from seeing who voted on what?
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Upvotes and Downvotes are a simple, anonymous way to agree or disagree with an opinion.
True, many downvotes are a reflection of someone disliking the PERSON rather than the OPINION, but we do prefer to keep those anonymous.1