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Should I not answer my own questions? [duplicate]

I asked a question recently, looking for examples of an online tool. Per the FAQ, I answered my own question with a few examples that I had already found. I did this so that these examples would be ...
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10answers
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Posting and answering questions you have already found the answer to [duplicate]

Sometimes you spend a day or more solving a technical problem, and when you finally solve it, you may want to post it on your blog (if you have one) to share with the community. However, most ...
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7answers
164 views

Is it useful to post questions I already know the answer to on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? I have a log of problems I've encountered over the years with the solution at the particular time. What's the etiquette for ...
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2answers
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How to close a question in stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? How does accepting an answer work When I post a question and then find an answer for it (either other members have answered or I ...
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5answers
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What if my question has no answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? Is “Don't do it” a valid answer? I had asked a question on SO sometime back - Is there a Eclipse plugin for ...
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2answers
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Why people ask questions when they already know answer? [duplicate]

I have seen many questions by users on 'SO' who post question without providing code and/or less description and then right after posting question post answer. What is the reason of the asking ...
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3answers
136 views

Would it be sleazy to take my content from other sites and post it as StackOverflow self-answered questions? [duplicate]

I already understand that StackExchange considers self-answered questions to be OK. I'm wondering about a specific class of self-answered questions, those that merely rephrase the author's posts from ...
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5answers
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Can I answer my own question on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? Should I not answer my own questions? I have posted a question, and then later I found the mistake and solution by myself. Can ...
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2answers
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Should I ask questions intended to be self-answered? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? I had a problem that took much digging to find the answer to. Now I have found the answer, but I think it would help others to ...
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1answer
197 views

about users who ask, then answer and vote for themselves [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I answer my own questions, even those where I knew the answer before asking? Am i the only one who find it's absurd to allow a user to answer to his own question, then ...
3
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2answers
86 views

Posting Questions with Answer [duplicate]

Can I post questions while immediately giving an answer, when I think it is important enough to share? I guess this is not the original spirit of Stack Exchange, though sometimes I think it would be ...
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1answer
389 views

Is it OK to post a question and self answer it within 1 minute? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? Moving a personal technical blog to Stack Overflow/Server Fault Is it OK to post a question and self answer it within 1 minute?...
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3answers
122 views

Just a simple query! [duplicate]

I have a simple query: I have been working on some interesting jQuery stuff lately and I have created an interesting piece of code. And I wanted to post it in SO, so that if any OP have a similar ...
5
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3answers
117 views

Just solved a problem, not on StackOverflow, but would like to share the solution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I ask a question I know the answer to? I just spent a few hours solving a problem, but it wasn't on StackOverflow. StackOverflow seems like a good place to post the ...
2
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1answer
753 views

Can I answer my own question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I not answer my own questions? Should I ask questions I already know the answer to and answer them myself? Should I ask a question I know the answer to? This is ...

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