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What does a downvote mean on meta?

There have been several meta posts that received net downvotes, including: Would this recent MSE question be on topic on MESE? https://matheducators.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/221/what-is-the-...
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Vote early and vote often!

This is copied from Scott Morrison's post on meta.latexSE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually unsolicited advice, based on our experience from the initial launch of ...
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How to avoid opinion-based down-votes with an objective question?

In the comments for JoeTaxpayer's answer to this question about the "appropriateness" of assigning extra credit homework, some users have begun to discuss down-votes that seem to be based upon ...
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Community votes versus accepted answers

First, I would not like to criticize anyone here, I am just curious how the community feels about it. This is also related to: Accepting answered questions difficult. It happens (at the time of ...
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Commenting when downvoting

I have a fair amount of experience using Stackexchange (mostly using Math.SE). One common concern for users is when a question or answer is downvoted. It is considered good practice to always provide ...