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On this question New to C++ - & symbol infront of parameter, this answer got 4 (+0, -4) downvotes, but it appears above this answer which got 5 (+5, 0) upvotes. The downvoted answer is not the accepted answer.

Is this a temporary glitch, or this is how it is meant to be?

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closed as too localized by Martijn Pieters, user7116, Bart, animuson, Bo Persson Jan 4 '13 at 17:23

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How have you sorted the answers? Mine is by Votes and it looks fine. – Oded Jan 4 '13 at 16:57
Not for me when sorted on Votes. Check your answer sorting. – Martijn Pieters Jan 4 '13 at 16:58
@Oded I am just using the default setting. – Masked Man Jan 4 '13 at 16:58
If you are sorting the answers by activity it is higher. – Josh Mein Jan 4 '13 at 16:58
@Deidara-senpai: What is your default then? – Martijn Pieters Jan 4 '13 at 16:58
every thing seems fine to me – NullPoiиteя Jan 4 '13 at 16:59
@MartijnPieters Oh, I had not noticed those tabs until now. Looks like sort by "Active" is my default. – Masked Man Jan 4 '13 at 16:59
@Deidara-senpai: SE sites remember the last sorting you used. Click on Votes and it'll use that as the default next. – Martijn Pieters Jan 4 '13 at 17:00
Alright, issue resolved. But looks like, sort by "Active" is indeed the default sort order. I only noticed those tabs just now, and was thus misled by the order. – Masked Man Jan 4 '13 at 17:01
@MartijnPieters Thanks for the info. What is the default, if one never chose either of those? – Masked Man Jan 4 '13 at 17:02
@Deidara-senpai: I think it's Votes.. – Martijn Pieters Jan 4 '13 at 17:11

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