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Asking for someone to accept your answer [duplicate]

Is it improper etiquette to, as long as you're certain, add a comment merely suggesting that they accept the answer? Do I sound like a reputation whore?
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Is it ok to tell the OP to accept an upvoted answer? [duplicate]

Is it ok to tell the OP to accept an upvoted answer? I'm asking this because in my two last answers that where upvoted by the OPs I tell them to mark as accepted if the answer worked for them and I ...
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Should you ask a question asker to accept an answer? [duplicate]

What I often see is questions that gets answered where the asker of the question says "thank you this was exactly what I was looking for" in the comments but forgets to mark the answer as accepted/...
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Is this rep-whoring? [duplicate]

Ok, I answered this Question for a user some 10 minutes back and it helped him so he thanked me and upvoted my answer. I politely asked him to mark it as an answer also. Is that rep-whoring ? Also, he ...
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What should I do about a question where the OP has quoted an answer in the question but not accepted it? [duplicate]

I came across this question, which is fairly old, has 2 very good answers (with a good amount of up-votes), and the OP has stated in his question that both of the answers are acceptable. Yet they have ...
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How does SO feel about a gentle, friendly reminder in the comments to upvote a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you feel dirty if you nudge new users to accept your answer when they indicate you've answered their question? Possible similar question: Do you feel dirty if you nudge ...
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Is it ever appropriate to ask new users to mark your answer as correct or ask for an upvote? [duplicate]

This question is related to meta: Begging for Votes I received this comment telling me not to "beg" for upvotes/mark as correct. I posted the "offending" comment because the OP was asking his first ...
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Is it all right to ask to be accepted/upvoted? [poll] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you feel dirty if you nudge new users to accept your answer when they indicate you’ve answered their question? Is it all right to ask the question owner to upvote/...
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is it ok to ask for checkmark [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you feel dirty if you nudge new users to accept your answer when they indicate you've answered their question? If you answer a question, and you know the answer is ...
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Beggar: To be or not to be [duplicate]

How is adding something like If my answer has helped you, please accept it by ticking the green check mark interpreted by other SO folks? Would I be considered a beggar? Do I have the right to ...
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How to flag an "accept my answer and upvote it" comment [duplicate]

I have seen some users who provide an answer, then add a comment "If it works don't forget to accept my answer and upvote it". On seeing that type of comment, I get frustrated and try to flag it. I ...
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Is it wrong to ask for a correct answer to be chosen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you feel dirty if you nudge new users to accept your answer when they indicate you've answered their question? What happens if you answered a question, questioner says ...
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Is there an established etiquette for asking someone to 'select' your answer if they've effectively done so in the comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you feel dirty if you nudge new users to accept your answer when they indicate you've answered their question? So, in reference to this question: web page layout issue ...
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Correct behavior in case you answered correctly [duplicate]

What is the correct behavior in case you provided the correct answer to a question and the OP acknowledged that your answer is the correct one but he/she didn't accept it or even upvote it? Can I ...
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Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral&...

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