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Visual threshold for good accept rates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reduce the percentage at which an accept-rate is coloured green I was just referred to an answer regarding the accept rate: In general, an accept rate of 70% or better is ...
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How does accept rate work? [duplicate]

What is accept rate? Why doesn't accept rate always appear? How is the accept rate calculated? What does "accepting an answer" mean? How do I do it? Related: How does accepting an answer work?
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Should I accept wrong answers to boost my accept rate?

I have posted questions on SO for which I have received answers that do not answer the question. No correct answers were offered (I guess I have really good questions ;) ) People tell me my accept ...
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Stop nagging new users about their accept rate [duplicate]

I'm on Stack Overflow and will stop using this site due to pests. The 'accept an answer' is fine if: the person who asked the question found utility in an answer has enough knowledge to recognize a ...
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I am awarding users “Answered” even when they don't answer the question, just so my Accept rate isn't harmed

Of the 26~ish questions that I have asked to date, the majority of these have been questions which aren't directly applicable to many situations. They are broad, and they are really only applicable to ...
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Count only questions with upvoted answers towards the accept rate percentage

I think that the new accept rate feature should count only questions with upvoted answers towards the accept rate percentage. Currently answers with zero upvotes (and with even negative score, I think)...
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Comment regarding accept rate removed

Earlier today I made a comment on this question, pointing out to the OP that he might want to accept answers and that he could find out how and why in this oft quoted thread. I see now that this ...
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Are people more likely to answer my question if I have a higher answer accept rate?

What if the difference is 90% vs 70%, compared with 50% vs 20%?
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Should I vote to “delete” one of my posts if it gets no replies, to avoid its effect on my “accept rate”? [closed]

Should I vote to "delete" one of my posts if it gets no replies, to avoid it affects my accept rate? If not, what is recommended way to avoid negative impact on accept rate?
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Responding to comments about 0% accept rate when I have no satisfactory answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accepting an answer work? Accept rate-why accept an answer that isn't an answer? I had a 0% accept rate up until a few minutes ago, purely because I have not ...
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Should I flag user profiles for users who are posting tons of questions and accepting no answers?

I've come across profiles where people are actively participating on S.O. by posting answers, yet have an absolute 0 percent acceptance rate on all their questions. Typically I try to post a comment ...
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How do I specify that an answer is not the answer and thus maintain my 100% accept rate [closed]

I'd really like to keep my 100% accept rate. But one question I asked has a great suggestion in the comments, but the answer supplied misreads the question, as the author admits in the comments. The ...
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What do the different colours of accept rate mean?

Prompted by comments on this question. I added the following comment the accept rate is colour coded - Green == good, Grey == acceptable, Red == low but I thought I ought to double check that a) ...
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Proposal: Poor Acceptance Rate Blocks Further Questions

I have seen quite a few users on Stack Overflow recently with an extremely low acceptance rate and a long list of questions. Invariably, when these users ask additional questions, many of the ...
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Commenting on user Question like : increase your accept rate first

I am seeing this type of comment every now and then when any user or say New User have posted a question. recenltly seen in This Question Here there is a comment and You can see that comment got ...

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