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Issue Description

When viewing a question where the accepted answer has the same score as non-accepted answers, the accepted answer does not appear first in the list.

Example

Viewing this question on the Gaming SE and refreshing it will result in the accepted answer migrating up and down the list. Note that the sort order is by votes. Reproducable on Stack Overflow as well.

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marked as duplicate by animuson Jul 31 '13 at 18:33

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

Accepted self-answers do not appear at the top of the list; this is intentional as per Vote ordering of accepted answers has changed: Accepted below top voted

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A-ha! Nice catch. Thanks for the tip. –  Shaun Mar 5 '11 at 5:50

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