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Is it ok to upvote questions

Should I upvote a question if I answer it? Does the fact that I am answering make a question a good question? If a question produces good answers, does that make it a good question? I'm confused.
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Is it appropriate to downvote well-meaning, on-topic questions that don't fit the Stack Exchange format?

Case in point, Inspiring biographies of photographers, which asks: Just asking, also for future reference: Have you read any inspiring biographies on photographers? Which ones do you recommend?...
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Can this reasonable question be reopened?

The question "Why do I have many duplicate files after importing a backup into Apple Aperture?" was put on hold as "unclear what you're asking". I don't know if it was later edited or if other readers ...
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Alignemnt issue with the warning popup in election page

During the election, if any user less than 150 reputation trying to vote in the final phase, we are receiving the following warning in the popup. You need at least 150 reputation to vote The ...
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When to Downvote due to a Language Barrier

Of course not everyone speaks English fluently, and everyone who can communicate their question should be allowed to ask a question on here. However, sometimes there is a question or post which ...
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I downvoted an answer in error and would like to undo that. Can I, and how?

I downvoted an answer in error - due to my own misunderstanding of the question. I realised very quickly that I should undo my vote, but evidently not within the 5-minute window allowed for this. Is ...
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Do Meta Stack Overflow conventions apply in Meta Photo?

Comments attached to Deleting answers to questions indicate that there may be some confusion about what a downvote on a meta post means. On Meta Stack Overflow a downvote generally indicates ...
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Is our community healthy?

In terms of growth, user participation, positiveness and general consensus, do you feel this is a healthy community? We all have a general idea of what 'healthy community' means. But to help ...
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voting status not displayed on voting arrows

On most stackexchange sites, when you vote up or down, that fills in the up or down arrow, so that it is immediately clear that you have done so (or that you have not voted up or down). On this site ...
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Why aren't people voting?

There is one key principle upon which this site (along with its sister Stack Exchange Sites) rely upon -- that is namely, voting. Voting is important to establish who knows their f-stops from their ...
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