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Ended up solving my own problem/question - what to do with the post? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Etiquette for answering your own question i have asked a question in stackoverflow about an alternative way to avoid using overflow:hidden and prevent shadows from clipping. ...
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Etiquette for answering your own question with an answer inspired by another answer

This will probably get closed immediately as a duplicate, but I have read Etiquette for answering your own question and other similar questions, but didn't see this get addressed directly (though I ...
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What to do when you answer your own question while writing it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Etiquette for answering your own question It just happened that my question didn't exist anymore (I found the answer) while writing it: git website update strategy - how to ...
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Is there a way to post a guide on something without first asking a question? [duplicate]

I keep coming across bits of information throughout the internet and every so often, I collect enough data to do a solid write-up on that topic. It'd be nice if I could post that consolidated info in ...
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Can I post self-answers that do not contain any code? [closed]

I know that I can make questions on Stack Overflow that already have the answer, by myself. But if I want to post a personal solution method for a problem (which is not necessarily the best/fastest ...
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1 answer
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Etiquette: How do I insert some useful info into the form of a question

For example, I have found the link to a PDF with VS keyboard shortcuts very useful. But being constrained by the question/answer format, it seems a little clunky to ask the question "where can I find ...
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1 answer
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Is it okay to add information without asking a question? [duplicate]

Can you add information without asking a question? For example, I found a Firefox addon that lets you see the generated source of a page, but I don't want to add it to an answered question. Can I just ...
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Answer is deleted, Answer and question is down rated, Not able to understand Moderator policy

I did few hard and extensive search on few point of facebook graph API exploration. My question matched with few PHP geeks' question, I answered there and got negative votes. I got java community ...
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Where do Vim questions belong and what is the community opinion about answering your own?

A few days ago, I stumbled onto a nice announcement: Vim ported to mobile devices. Since it was news at a time, I decided to post a question and give an answer right afterwards about it. From what I ...
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Why was my question downvoted although I was just sharing my knowledge, Q&A-style?

We can share knowledge by answering our own questions. Reading this Stack Exchange blog entry helped me understand that if you have a question that you already know the answer to if you’d like to ...
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Ratio of answer types

Related to post: Etiquette for answering your own question As far as I can tell, Stack Overflow is semantically both of a) a place to share information and b) a nerd battleground. Users do not care ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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What to do when an author writes multiple answers to develop the solution while discussing things with others

This is not about the general topic of answering your own question. Rather I came upon a question where the asker publishes several slightly different versions of his initial answer while he improves ...
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Minimum requirements of self-answered question [duplicate]

Are there any rules (or guidelines) for a Asking and Answering your own question? What are the minimum requirements a self-answered question needs to meet, or do you treat it just like a normal ...
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Can I publish my own solutions on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Posting and answering questions you have already found the answer to Should I ask a question I know the answer to? Etiquette for answering your own question I know Stack ...
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