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Is there a way to find self-answers with the advanced search?

Preferably, not using the data explorer and including results of all time and not just the recent ones with the new share your knowledge, Q&A-style

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I'm inclined to say "No". –  Matt Jun 12 '12 at 14:35
Why don't you want to use the data explorer? –  Lix Jun 12 '12 at 14:41
@Lix I want flexibility with tags and keywords –  ajax333221 Jun 12 '12 at 14:43
You can have variables in your queries there... –  Lix Jun 12 '12 at 14:44
@Lix to be sincere, I am pretty new to data explorer, never wrote a single query... It looks too confusing and I don't like asking to people to write things for me... It is so confusing that I will probably take less time searching them manually hehehe –  ajax333221 Jun 12 '12 at 14:48
Why don't you take an existing query and modify it to your needs? –  Lix Jun 12 '12 at 14:49
@Lix maybe I am wrong, but I think all your 3 comments are kind of trying to insult me in a some way... I will try to ignore you >:( –  ajax333221 Jun 12 '12 at 14:52
@aja - If my comments came across as insulting, I apologize - this was not my intention. All I am trying to say is that the functionality you are looking for already exists in the data explorer and saying "I am pretty new to data explorer, never wrote a single query... It looks too confusing" is simply not a good enough reason for someone else to write you the query. –  Lix Jun 12 '12 at 14:56
If someone wrote in a question on SO proper saying - "I am new to jQuery and the documentation is confusing so please help me write this in JavaScript" - it would not be received to well... –  Lix Jun 12 '12 at 14:58
@Lix and now you are saying I am a "write me tah codez plx!" person?, I clearly said "I don't like asking to people to write things for me", that is actually one of the reasons I first tried to find an advanced-search way, because I know I won't have luck if I ask what you think I asked –  ajax333221 Jun 12 '12 at 14:59
@ajax, for what it's worth, on my similar question, I received a helpful tip on just such a data explorer query. –  Kirk Woll Jun 12 '12 at 20:47

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Currently, there is no way to search for self-answered questions with advanced search. The only option is to use the Data Explorer.

Here is a search query that I wrote, which searches all answers to your questions. It can be used to find self answers as well.

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