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How do I un-upvote something on HN?
9 points by matthuggins 956 days ago | 6 comments
I've accidentally upvoted the wrong HN article a couple times. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a way to undo my click. Am I missing something, or is my upvote permanent, even when it's unintentional?



Sorry, I've never gotten around to implementing a way to do this. It doesn't seem too urgent a problem; I don't think a few mistaken votes have much effect.

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Whoops, I appear to have given you a downvote. I really wish I could fix that. It makes me really paranoid when I go to up or downvote people that I'll accidentally click the wrong one.

EDIT: Since I appear to be able to still edit this, I would like to pose a question:

Is the published HN source code current? If so; would you be willing to accept a patch in Arc to implement this feature? (Assuming the code was decent.)

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No worries, thanks for the response. Just wanted to make sure I'm not overlooking a feature. No harm in giving a little extra karma to things I'm personally not interested in. :)

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Thanks. I must have replied in a wrong way then. Somehow I though that everything is linked to the Karma. Thanks once again.

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Any karma blessings you bestow on other articles/comments unintentionally are all part of the plan of the internet rep gods who nudged your cursor off target.

+rep and be saved.

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You cannot un-upvote. I am exactly not sure but to do that you need to have certain amount of Karma points. Which I see you don't have currently.

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