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This question already has an answer here:

The highest-voted answer on this question has three votes, and appears above the accepted answer (two votes). I think it's an amusing coincidence that it just so happens to be a Jon Skeet answer. What's going on here? Shouldn't this answer be at the top?

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If the asker accepts his/her own answer, it is not floated to the top.

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    Son of a...I didn't even notice it was the same user. goes and edits his own answer – TheTXI Sep 22 '09 at 18:09
  • To be honest, opened the question in a new tab, posted this, and then confirmed it...:) – Thomas Owens Sep 22 '09 at 18:11
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http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2008/12/why-cant-i-accept-my-own-answer/

http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/01/accept-your-own-answers/

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