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Am I supposed to delete a downvoted question that has upvoted answers?

I usually delete downvoted questions with negative scores as I take it that the community dislikes that question. However, I am currently in the awkward position that some of the answers have received ...
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How should I respond to accusation of my answer being a spam, due to ignorance and laziness?

I have recently written this answer that in my opinion provided a very concrete help with the OP's problem, based on the Stock Repair Option Strategy. None of numerous highly voted answers even ...
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Reminder: Don't downvote spam. Just flag it

While cleaning out the spam queue today I noticed a flurry of down-votes on these posts. Just wanted to remind everyone that you only need to flag spam to get a moderator to remove it from the site. ...
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Is there a way to eliminate vindictive downvotes?

I seem to have acquired a secret admirer who systematically downvotes my answers for a while now. Almost every day I get downvotes on various old answers, sometimes several in a row. Never more than 5 ...
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Error, Reputation, Close ? Delete?

Can I delete my own question ? Will it undo the damage to my reputation that has been done ? Can I close my own question ? I just posted one, and the immediate response was uniformly negative. I ...
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Protect against possible malicious downvotes?

First of all, I am not a person who cares reputation scores. But the recent sequence of downvotes on my questions may indicate personal attacks from some user. Following is a screenshot from my ...