This question already has an answer here:
- Fastest Gun in the West Problem 51 answers
I have been on StackOverflow for about a month now and I am noticing a pattern. The faster you get your answer in, the more chance you have of getting it upvoted. Even if it is not complete. And generally the more votes your gets, the better chance it has of being accepted.
I initially tried to post quality answers but got tired of my answer being lost to the multitude of similar answers that get thrown in before hand. Only after they have added their one-liner, do they then edit it to add links and examples.
My question is this, is this the way that the site works? Like a flock of birds going after a seed? Does speed really matter more than quality?