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Do you feel dirty if you nudge new users to accept your answer when they indicate you’ve answered their question?

Is it all right to ask the question owner to upvote/accept your answer if the question owner comments that my answer helped solve his problems, but didn't vote or accept an answer?

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    Duplicate: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/14994/… – gnostradamus Aug 18 '09 at 15:33
  • @gnovice and I thought I've searched enough before asking.. Maybe I should use google next time :-( – chakrit Aug 18 '09 at 15:35
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    Do you feel dirty vs. is it ok: they are a bit different. – jjnguy Aug 18 '09 at 15:35
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    They are both regarding the general acceptibility of this specific practice. While it is true that they are not verbatim duplicates, I feel that the intent of each is the same. – EBGreen Aug 18 '09 at 15:41
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    Even though I agree with you EB, I don't feel like we should be guessing the intent of the posters. The questions are asking different things, even if the intent may be the same. – jjnguy Aug 18 '09 at 15:44
  • @mmyers, I call shenanigans!! My spellchecker doesn't catch alright, thus it is a word!!! – jjnguy Aug 18 '09 at 15:58
  • I hate polls. – TheTXI Aug 18 '09 at 16:05


Go ahead if you see that the question owner says it helped.

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Up to you.

It's all right in that you aren't gonna get in trouble.
It is up to you whether or not you think it is ethical.



It's not good manner.

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