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For posts that have been answered, it would be nice to see a "Followup" section (just below the original question text section) where I can put a followup narrative about how I used the 'checked' answer to completely solve my issue. Right now, if I want to post followup information I need to edit the original question and it doesn't look that nice when you do it that way. Also, you could add badges for being a good user for following up and adding more info after the question is answered.

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Self-answer sounds more appropriate, if you do not want to add it to the question. – Ladybug Killer Oct 27 '09 at 20:44
obviously, self-answer wasn't the reason behind why stack overflow was created, and so i dont agree. – djangofan Oct 27 '09 at 22:29
@djangofan: you are wrong about that! Self-answer is highly encouraged! – Ladybug Killer Oct 28 '09 at 8:33

I usually just put an EDIT block in as you mentioned. I think this is a good way to do it, because many times there are multiple EDITs to be added in as an issue is worked, and input given and received.

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Yup, editing the question to put in additional information (separated with a horizontal rule) is easy and is also aesthetically pleasing. – Ether Oct 27 '09 at 20:18
I also use UPDATE as a marker that I've added something to the post (sometimes even with a date) – ChrisF Oct 27 '09 at 22:18
That sounds like a good way to do things. – Lance Roberts Oct 27 '09 at 22:24
what I am suggesting here is a feature that stack overflow lacks that might be nice. the concept of "followup" isn't currently "formally" handled in the workflow. – djangofan Oct 27 '09 at 22:30

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