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Which answer do I accept if I have multiple correct answers?

I received two answers to a question I asked. One solution suggested I do things in a completely different manner than I have been. Another acknowledged that the first solution was correct but went on to explain how to do what I was asking.

Should I accept the first answer because it provides the better way of doing things or should I accept the second one because it answers the precise question that was asked?

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marked as duplicate by Mat, Yannis, ChrisF, kiamlaluno, Josh Caswell Mar 31 '12 at 19:18

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

Accept which ever answer helped you the most.

This could be either - that's for you to know and no one else can tell you otherwise.

You could also award a bounty to the other answer as an extra "thank you".

I assume that you've voted both answers up of course.

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