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Chastising users for non-acceptance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it appropriate to comment on people's accept rate? It has begun! - a commenter has chastised an OP for having a low acceptance ...
2 votes
5 answers

Is there too much "user meta"? [duplicate]

It seems like half the questions I click on these days are full of comments or even "answers"* that don't relate to the question, but instead are complaints about the poster's other questions, demands ...
-2 votes
2 answers

Pointing out acceptance rate in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it appropriate to comment on people's accept rate? Comment regarding accept rate removed SUMMARY, in response to a comment by @Arjan, to make my point clearer... ...
-15 votes
3 answers

Accept rate flame [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it appropriate to comment on people's accept rate? There are a few threads about this here already, but I did not find a useful answer that I could actually link to ...
295 votes
19 answers

Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate

My feature request (or anti-feature-request perhaps) is the following: Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate. For those of you who know "Fawlty Towers", the whole issue of a visible accept rate ...
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236 votes
26 answers

Replace accept rate with citizenship level

I see that accept rate has now been removed from display on questions. I think this is not a great solution for reasons that waffles explained well. Take it away waffles! On one hand accept rate ...
1108 votes
1 answer

How does accepting an answer work?

What does it mean to accept an answer? How do I accept an answer, and what are the rules? Can I accept my own self-answer? What are the reputation benefits? Which answer should I accept? Should I ...
215 votes
2 answers

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?
213 votes
1 answer

How do comments work?

Across the Stack Exchange network you may leave comments on a question or answer. How do comments work? What are comments for, and when shouldn't I comment? Who can post comments? Who can edit ...
45 votes
2 answers

Who has the power to delete a comment?

I posted a comment on the following question. My comment was: You will have to work on your [accept rate]( Currently it'...
16 votes
5 answers

How to educate new users about accepting answers

I just had a pretty heated discussion - at least on my side - with the moderator casperOne about a comment to one of my own answers asking the user to accept my answer. My answer was the only one to ...
17 votes
7 answers

Technically valid answers that raise questions of morality

Similar to Questions with nefarious intent?, but different, and more about voting than “Is it possible?”, versus “Is it a good idea to try?”. If someone posts an answer to a perfectly normal question,...
13 votes
7 answers

What is with people not marking their questions as answered?

Is it something about the interface that compels people (especially those on Super User) to not mark their questions as having an accepted answer, even after they have clearly gotten an answer that ...
13 votes
3 answers

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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Actually how important is accepting an answer to the Stack Exchange model?

At the moment the answer seems to be not really. It's not appropriate to comment on the accept-rate and there have been various suggestions ranging from moving it to the profile page to displaying it ...

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