There is a particular question on Stack Overflow which I found interesting and I don't think it is poorly written, but the accepted answer I find goes against everything that Stack Overflow stands for (and it has an upvote. WTF?).

I raised it for moderator attention, although I'm not sure what the outcome could possibly be. I just wanted to know what others thought of this particular case.

  • Yeah, it feels strange flagging an answer posted by the asker for mod attention, but in cases like this, it's definitely merited. I've done this a couple of times myself. – Cody Gray Apr 18 '11 at 13:08

I think I agree; that isn't an answer to the question, and isn't helpful to anyone including the OP. Fortunately that answer (ahem) no longer exists.

I can't speak for the downvote, other than it isn't part of a group of dodgy / inappropriate votes or anything like that - just an odd vote. Sometimes it happens.

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  • to quote mr burns...Excellent! – davidsleeps Apr 18 '11 at 11:52

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