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Can I answer my own questions, even if I knew the answer before asking?

I might want to answer my own question because: I arrived at a solution before there were any other correct answers or I like mine better, can I still answer my own question? I have a folder with ...
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Should I ask questions I already know the answer to and answer them myself? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I not answer my own questions? If I solve a tricky problem, should I ask a question about it on Stack Overflow and answer it myself?
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I want to share a minor discovery with the community, how should I? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I ask questions I already know the answer to and answer them myself? Should I not answer my own questions? I think I just discovered a small feature in Eclipse ...
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Frequent answering of own questions [duplicate]

I am a frequent Stack Exchange user and often ask questions, especially on Stack Overflow. Today it happened to me that I asked three questions and answered them myself shortly after thinking about ...
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Can I answer my own question on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? Should I not answer my own questions? I have posted a question, and then later I found the mistake and solution by ...
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Can I answer my own question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I not answer my own questions? Should I ask questions I already know the answer to and answer them myself? Should I ask a question I know the answer to? This ...
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1answer
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Answering your own question… Is it bad form? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I not answer my own questions? How do I submit code that will be beneficial to others? I had a problem today that I ended up not posting on Stack Overflow. ...
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1answer
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Is it kosher to ask a question that you plan to try to answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I not answer my own questions? Should I ask a question I know the answer to? For instance, it occurred to me that the question "what's the difference between ...
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Are simple questions with simple answers considered unhelpful? [duplicate]

On a couple of occasions, I've posted answers to my own questions, only to have them downvoted when other users found the answers to be too obvious. Some users have even told me not to answer my own ...
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Answering your own question immediately [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moving a personal technical blog to stackoverflow / serverfault If we find the answer for a difficult question, is it acceptable to post the question here and then answer it ...
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Should I answer my own question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I not answer my own questions? What should I do if the given answers did not work for me, but I figured out a methodology that worked best for me/the_question. ...
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Can I post a question with an answer? [duplicate]

Sometimes I will face a problem and either figure out the answer myself, or find the answer on a site other than StackOverflow, but I think it might be helpful to other people. Is it acceptable (or ...
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Sites concept conflicts with the functionality [duplicate]

What should we do when the website concept conflicts with the functionality? Recently am participating actively on Software Recommendations and as the website is new and in beta, the questions are ...
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How do I reply on my own topic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stackoverflow: Should I answer my own question, or not? How could I add a reply on my own question? Like in the most other forums?
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2answers
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better to post question with separate answers or a question with answers in the main body? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Etiquette for answering your own question Should I answer my own question, or not? I want to post a question on which I've done already quite a lot of research. I ...

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