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marked as duplicate by user7116, animuson, Cody Gray, Michael Mrozek, Lorem Ipsum May 14 '12 at 21:06

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Because it's just courteous to those of us who sleep once in a while. If you give us at least 24 hours to have a reasonable chance of seeing your question, we might be able to provide an even better answer. There's no reason to get in a rush about accepting an answer. –  Cody Gray May 14 '12 at 20:58

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No, that's the same for all. You can't accept an answer in the first 15 minutes after posting the question.

The reason is that there may be a better answer posted after the first got in, so you don't accept the first rightish answer, but choose the best.

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Will accept answer in 13 minutes and 20 seconds :) –  user185791 May 14 '12 at 20:31
It's useful to note that accepting a question tends to discourage other people from answering. So once you accept an answer you have basically stopped the flow of other information and ideas. –  Bryan Dunsmore May 14 '12 at 20:59

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