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Why are answers almost always upvoted more than the question

IANAP(I am not a psychologist), but I think this is driven by perceived value. Questions may not have as high a perceived value, because on their own, they don't accomplish much. When you are ...
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How do I find what made a question extremely popular?

"Hot Questions List is optimized for bikeshedding questions..." This was an easy question that got 10 answers in about 10 hours according to timeline. At our site this means it was doomed to get into ...
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Why are answers almost always upvoted more than the question

While questions are in many ways more valuable than answers, answers are: More immediately valuable—they provide a solution to a problem after all. More easily identifiable as valuable—that immediate ...
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Upvote In Community Wiki

StackExchange uses voting system to make good answers go all way up and bad ones all way down, not to give rewards and reputations to people. (And a reputation system is perhaps a way to rate users as ...
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