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I've been looking for it, but it can't find how to get top answers(most votes) of all time and top answers of the tag.

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The web UI isn't really built around looking for answers independent of questions, so you can really only order things by questions.

You can, however, use data.stackexchange.com to try and create a query that gets the data you are looking for.

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awesomr. I like to Jon Skeet one :) –  lukas Apr 14 '11 at 21:53

You can search with the isaccepted: operator and the votes: operator with tag you want. You just have to keep increasing the vote count until you narrow in to the top answers.

All Time Example:

isaccepted:1 votes:1500
isaccepted:0 votes:1500

All Time Tag Example:

[vba] isaccepted:1 votes:20
[vba] isaccepted:0 votes:20
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so "votes:" means votes higher than? thx –  lukas Apr 14 '11 at 21:53
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Yep, see here for the advanced search operators. –  Lance Roberts Apr 14 '11 at 21:54

Just search for is:answer, then click on the votes tab to sort them by votes (most votes first).

To search for top answers in a tag, search for is:answer [tag] and click on the votes tab.

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