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Why can't I downvote answers or questions?

This is how the site is designed. Upvoting and downvoting are some of the many privileges that are unlocked that require 15 and 125 reputation respectively. Downvoting will lower users reputation, ...
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How can I work towards removing an answer ban from 1 bad answer?

Hello, welcome to Arqade and sorry that you are going through this. First of all, just saying: moderators can't unblock you. You should post well-received questions to get unblocked. The amount ...
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Is there an issue with the required rep to vote to close a post?

Using the information I could gather, I found the post in the first screenshot was this one, which is your own. You can cast close votes on your own posts starting at 250 reputation (and you can ...
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What to do if there currently is no tag that fits my question?

Just ask your question with the tag of the platform, and add a mention of what game you are talking about. Eventually with a mention that you couldn't make the tag. And then someone else who can ...
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Surely there must be a way to access 10k tools besides the privileges FAQ?

I didn't see it mentioned in the other answer, so I figure I would also mention that the Review Queues dropdown also has a "tools" link that'll take you to the 10k tools. Here's a screenshot ...
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Why can't I up-vote

Quickly glancing at your profile on StackExchange shows you have 11 reputation, not 15. If you had 15 rep at one point you may have needed to wait a day for the StackExchange server to register the ...
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How do I see all of my privileges?

The full list of privileges can be viewed in the help center. This page also has checkmark indicators next to each privilege you have.
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Why is there a reputation system on this site?

Arqade, and StackExchange in general, is a site that squarely focuses on quality questions and answers. It is by definition a Q&A site. There are two main purposes for the reputation system here. ...
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How can I work towards removing an answer ban from 1 bad answer?

Note that you intentionally cannot comment without enough reputation. This can be frustrating, because you might have the most appropriate comment to add but unable to do so. In this situation, all ...
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