I am not sure if this is a glitch or just a really weird coincidence. I was looking at the question Can a Windows XP desktop be made into a WiFi hotspot? and out of the 6242 people who have viewed this question I was the very first person to up-vote or down-vote any answer seance April of last year.

Is this a glitch of the vote counting or just out of the 6k people no one really cared?

given that we don't have access to vote data, guess no one really cared. The timeline says the same superuser.com/posts/410811/timeline – Sathya Feb 5 '13 at 7:50
10 months, 6k views, A couple good answers IMHO (that's why I up-voted) and no votes? I am just having a really having a hard time believing it. – Scott Chamberlain Feb 5 '13 at 7:53
Wait, what? Who was having a séance? – Michael Jan 11 '14 at 22:41
up vote 11 down vote accepted

Consider that it's talking about Windows XP, something regulars to the site likely no longer use unless forced, and you have mostly one-time visitors from search engines.

There's quite a bit of anonymous feedback for the question and its answers though, which is recorded similar to votes, but doesn't affect a post's score (and isn't visible on the site): Based on data from February 3rd, all answers to the question only received negative feedback.

So recording works just fine, it's just that the answers aren't popular or considered helpful: People generally don't like answers telling them something isn't possible the way they'd like.

Makes sense, thanks for helping me see it that way. – Scott Chamberlain Feb 5 '13 at 8:37
excellent stuff in pulling up the data – Sathya Feb 5 '13 at 16:02

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