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Status Unlikely to implement
Categories Voting
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 21, 2022
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit APP-I-1054 Allow for an up or down vote.

Ability to downvote ideas Merged

While I appreciate the focus on Aha to promote positive contributions, only allowing 'votes' gives us half the picture. If we have an idea with 200 votes that might seem like a popular idea, but if 300 people don't like it (which at the moment is unknown), then that changes the complexity.

At the moment our users get around this by commenting 'Downvote' in the comments, which is fine, but an actual option to enable downvotes on ideas would mean this could tie into automation, scoring etc.

  • David
    Mar 21, 2022

    This is intriguing, but likely requires some nuance. Presumably it's not helpful for downvoting to simply reflect that some number of user wouldn't prioritize a given idea. However, it could indeed be handy to a product owner for users to be able to indicate something like "wait--if you implement that idea it's actually a hindrance to me" (as opposed to simply that they dislike an idea that wouldn't ultimately affect them).


Allow for thumbs down on ideas

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Guest almost 2 years ago in Voting 0 Unlikely to implement