Downvote all you want it doesn't mean a thing!

Downvote all you want it doesn't mean a thing! | DOES DOWNVOTING ACTUALLY DO ANYTHING ON IMGFLIP? | image tagged in memes,philosoraptor,downvote,imgflip | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Until they "improve their 'comment reputation.'"
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In that case the user has either posted a nekkid picture that got flagged, or they been downvote swarmed by trolls.
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Absolutely correct. I am one of those badies. But I don't give a f**k.
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Yes, your meme will go back to 'submitted' status
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Really? Didn't know that was possible... What about on stuff like YouTube?
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I made a meme recently that - without naming the culprit - made fun of a troll for making a BS claim on a meme of mine. It got featured quicker than any meme I've ever made, which surprised me to no end. The next morning when I logged in to imgflip it was back to 'submitted' despite many upvotes and comments on it. Someone discovered it and thus: troll swarm.
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We don't see the downvotes.
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I suspect that moving up the hot list is based on an algorithm. The number of downvotes may affect that. I have no proof of this though. SirMemeAlot is right that memes can get downvoted out of submission. Downvotes on a comment can move it to the "low rated" status where you have to click to show.
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It's happened to me several times recently when I chose to disagree with a couple notorious users. I had to beg for upvotes from friends, flag threatening evidence, and e-mail admins with copied evidence in order to get out of probation hell. Right now I and a couple others are trying to get downvotes on a timer so that trolls can't abuse it to wreak vengeance just because you don't think like them.
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Downvotes have many cumulative and punitive effects on your memes, your comments, and your account.

Upvotes on the other hand, are pretty much meaningless after the first 1000.
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It can get downvoted back to submission
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The down votes doesn't show up on your total votes counter but they do have a detrimental effect on your meme, comments and account. Pretty much what all the others said.
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