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According to How do you get a pirate hat, the highest answer that outscores an accepted answer with a score of 3 or more or by 2x or more wins a pirate hat.

I remember that a few days ago, as it happened, I answered a question and got 6 score, finally the OP accepted his/her own answer with 0 score.

This is what I thought I have met the requirement of a pirate hat, but why did't I get one?

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Because the accepted answer needs to have a score of 3 at least. It has 0. – Martijn Pieters Dec 30 '12 at 13:55
@Oded The brilliant engineers of StackEx forgot to deal with the devided by 0 case? I don't believe that.... – Skyler Dec 30 '12 at 13:56
@Martijn looks like you're right on spot, better post this as an answer. :) – Shadow Wizard Dec 30 '12 at 13:57
@MartijnPieters I misunderstand the word with and by. Thank you for answering. – Skyler Dec 30 '12 at 18:05
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The pirate hat requires that the accepted answer has a score of 3 or higher:

provide the highest scoring answer that outscores an accepted answer with a score of 3 or more by 2x or more

In your case the accepted answer only has a score of 0.

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