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This question Why does `Bar bar1(Bar());` not create any object instances? got closed as exact duplicate. No problems with that, but there is already an answer (which answers my question, but that's not relevant for now). I am clearly not going to get any more answers, so why not let me accept the one that's there right away?

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You can accept the answer just fine and you did it; What's the problem exactly? – Shadow Wizard Jan 21 '13 at 15:40
The problem exactly is the time limit on accepting it. I had to wait 15 minutes to accept it, which in this case served no purpose. – Masked Man Jan 21 '13 at 15:42
While technically true, I don't see any point in allowing to accept once a question is closed. What if it's closed within short time, you accept then the question is reopened? We are left with possible hijacking of the system. – Shadow Wizard Jan 21 '13 at 15:49
You are right, but if I understand it right, it takes 5 people to close a question (and 5 to reopen it? not sure about that). So hijacking the system is unlikely. – Masked Man Jan 21 '13 at 15:54
Yes indeed, 5 different users with 3K rep or more (or the OP and 4 others) but still, it just feels wrong. – Shadow Wizard Jan 21 '13 at 20:38

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