How do Votes get refilled?

Hello, Sufferlandrians.

When a topic allows for a vote and I vote for it, I get a message saying “X votes left” or something like that. How do those votes get refilled?

Have a great day!

1 Like

On the official Discourse site it states:

  • The number of active votes is configurable and defaults to 10.
  • If the topic is closed or archived, the votes are released to the users and can be applied to other topics but the vote count on the topic remains.
  • If a topic is re-opened or unarchived, the votes are reclaimed and applied back to the users active vote count.
  • If a topic reclaims the votes of a user and they go over their limit, they simply need to wait until topics are closed or archived to allow them to vote again.


I am assuming it works the same for us.
So far the „problem“ never came up, to my knowledge.

@Cody.Moore: Cody? Do you have any further insight?


Thank you, @Pierre! :facepunch: :sunglasses:


I’ll look into this. No luck yet but I’ll keep checking.


Hello, Sir Cody. I’m out of votes for some reason, and I hadn’t consumed all of them.

I removed one from a topic and it still says none are available. Has something changed?

1 Like

I’m not sure what happened. I did increase the vote limit now though so hopefully that helps.