I have posted a few times and answered my own questions. Normally it was because I was overlooking something or just plain doing something stupid. So I deleted the post thinking it would not benefit anybody else. What is the MO for keeping your posts? At the same time I am afraid if I answer my own posts (because I truly found an answer) then people may vote my answer down, when in fact I was keeping it up in case it helped someone else.
Can an answer to your own post even be voted up by another person?