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Why are there so few downvotes and flags here? What purposes do they serve? Should we encourage more?

I participate in larger SE sites, and I have clearly seen how helpful downvotes are there. Authors of questions and answers get immediate feedback of what the community thinks of the post compared to ...
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Erroneous red dot indication on the review queues icon

As of 15 October 2020, having the red dot indicator appear for reviews in the queue that the user can't review is a known issue, as evidenced by the meta.stackexchange.com question Please don't show ...
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Why are there so few downvotes and flags here? What purposes do they serve? Should we encourage more?

After I wrote the below, I realized I didn't answer explicitly: I don't think the low volume of downvotes is a problem or something that needs active "fixing;" below is the meandering stream ...
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Erroneous red dot indication on the review queues icon

It's a bug! ... and IMHO not really a feature request. I just saw the red dot appear again. And this time, the history did not change! I even looked at the history of item in https://ham....
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How strictly should the close-as-duplicate rule be enforced?

Not as strictly as in years past. It would be a good idea to review the linked page in the question before you flag a question as a duplicate. This is not to discourage anyone from flagging ...
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