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How to curb toxic behaviour in downvoting?

I am very disappointed to see that a recent question by a complete newcomer was given -5 votes. See Who created the most chess problems? for a particularly nasty recent example of Stack Exchange's ...
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Actively encouraging titled players to use this site

According to this answer, there is not even one grandmaster on Chess Stackexchange. What a pity, especially when one considers the abundance of top experts and famous professors on e.g. Math Overflow. ...
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Can we prevent people from voting down already closed posts?

So: Forced mate in 'n' from opening. Here was a reasonable question from a completely new user with 1 reputation, which just happened to have been anticipated 4 years ago with a completely ...
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Suggestions for Attracting New Users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What avenues of site promotion do we have available? Do you guys have any suggestions for attracting new users? We seem to have a total of 47 avid users at this point and all ...
Robert Kaucher's user avatar