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Accidental Downvotes


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#1 ChaosEngine   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 3188

Posted 19 August 2013 - 05:34 PM

Today, I accidentally clicked down vote on a post when I actually wanted to upvote it.

 

Should users be able to change their minds? If I up/downvote a post, shouldn't I be able to change that (even if only within a time frame and even if it cost your own rep)


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#2 TheChubu   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 6578

Posted 19 August 2013 - 05:44 PM

Today, I accidentally clicked down vote on a post when I actually wanted to upvote it.

Shame on you.


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#3 ChaosEngine   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 3188

Posted 20 August 2013 - 05:27 PM


Shame on you.

 

I know. I am filled with remorse.


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#4 l0calh05t   Members   -  Reputation: 977

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:47 AM

Just happened to me as well while scrolling on a touchscreen. There really should be a way to undo votes.

#5 Bacterius   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 11344

Posted 27 August 2013 - 09:07 AM

Just happened to me as well while scrolling on a touchscreen. There really should be a way to undo votes.

 

I can't believe you did this.

 

Seriously, yeah, +1 for a way to undo votes, maybe just clicking again on the circle should remove your vote and let you vote again?


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#6 l0calh05t   Members   -  Reputation: 977

Posted 27 August 2013 - 09:35 AM

Something like that. Or just leave the arrows visible and make it possible to click downvote again to undownvote (or click upvote to undownvote and upvote at the same time). In general something more like the stackexchange way of doing things would be nice.



#7 Ravyne   GDNet+   -  Reputation: 10814

Posted 27 August 2013 - 11:30 AM

+1, I've done this a handful of times while browsing on my phone.


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