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Show alert for users with 0% (or low) acceptance rate

I've read suggestions about preventing users from asking questions when they have a low accept rate. And I do agree that it will not help.

However, what about an notification (the orange top div) that shows a message like "We suggest that you start accepting answers, read more here". The link goes to a page describing the accept process in a very detailed way with lots of screenshots.

The nag notification should be shown now and then.

Might even encourage those who doesn't accept answers even though they know how to.

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marked as duplicate by Yi Jiang, badp, ChrisF, Andreas Bonini, Pops Jan 16 '11 at 19:20

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This seems to be a good idea. I like it.

However if I may say so, such users already get manual "notifications" from the others.

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Yes. But that will not help if they do not understand how to (or why they should) accept answers. And it's not as annoying as the orange div ;) A detailed page would explain all that. –  jgauffin Dec 17 '10 at 15:17

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