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Reminder: Don't downvote spam. Just flag it

As the comments have already mentioned, downvoting spam really doesn't cost you any rep at all. Downvoting questions never costs rep, and downvoting answers temporarily costs 1 point, but if the ...
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How should I respond to accusation of my answer being a spam, due to ignorance and laziness?

Please don't be offended, and please don't consider a flag to be an accusation. A combination of multiple factors that correlate with spammy behavior probably caused a user's spam alarm to fire a ...
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Am I supposed to delete a downvoted question that has upvoted answers?

Because your question has an answer with a positive score, I don't think you'll be able to delete the question. (Based on this meta answer.) Here are your options: Do nothing. You can just leave ...
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How should I respond to accusation of my answer being a spam, due to ignorance and laziness?

Firstly, apologies for not being aware that this was a standard reference source - we could have avoided a bit of discussion if I had realised that. We get quite a lot of answers - maybe one or two a ...
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Am I supposed to delete a downvoted question that has upvoted answers?

I don't think you should be deleting/closing questions just because of a low score (unpopularity). You should only close/delete them for the various close reasons or if they are otherwise unwelcome to ...
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How should I respond to accusation of my answer being a spam, due to ignorance and laziness?

The answer is we are all human and subject to mistakes. A link to a CBOE article should not have been considered spam. The mod handling it is new, not in the US, and I'm guessing, not familiar with ...
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