What should I do if I feel my answer is correct and I am the only who has answered but it is not accepted?

Any suggestions?

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    I think that all the answers that I post are correct ;-) – HAL 9000 May 30 '10 at 13:39
  • Thou art the man! (--Stanislaw Lem) – Rosinante May 31 '10 at 3:01

Nothing. There is no requirement to accept any answers on the sites.

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    Which is a rather stupid notion as the questions don't get closed. I'm often (re) reading questions that are left open and take away my valuable time. There should be some community method about forcing an answer to get accepted, especially for drive by users. – Maarten Bodewes Apr 17 '14 at 15:15

Can you link to the question? If it's a new user who may or may not have come back to the site, there may be nothing you can do. If it's a regular user you can leave a comment asking if your answer solved their problem.

I've had answers accepted over a year after I left them, so sometimes you just have to be patient.

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