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Possible way to have more thoughtful downvoting...?

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Recently I came across this question.

What I don't understand at all is why this question even got a downvote. Cobragon clearly stated his problem about Charizard not forgetting Cut, he gave the scenario he was in, and he had tags related to the question.
How could this get a downvote?
This is where my idea comes in.
Instead of just being able to downvote when you get the privilege, you should have to give a reason why you downvoted said question.

For example, we have this question after I did some digging.
For a reason, I would say "Question is hard to read, with spelling and grammar errors."
Either that or there could be a checkbox.

To prevent random downvoting mods would review downvotes and if it doesn't apply, take them away.

Note that this is just an idea.

asked Dec 19, 2013 by Le Scraf
edited Dec 20, 2013 by Le Scraf
Hold on, hold on...

Wrong answers or answers with bad spelling get downvoted.

Flags are for rule breaking.

On Pokebase, no opinion in your votes.
bump.  i have seen and received some pointless downvotes these weeks. it would be a really good idea if mods could remove spam-downvotes
why do people care about downvotes so much?  Theyre only ten points .-.
^ yeah, true. But i have no problems with the -10 points, just the annoying downvote itself
Seriously guys, don't worry about it. Sometimes dumb downvotes are given - mods and editors cop a load of it, but we aren't complaining. I have 85, and I really wouldn't care if I had a hundred.

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