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Single person answer more than once for a question [duplicate]

Recently I encountered the scenario in which the same person posted more than one answer on a question. I wondered and checked, and it's indeed possible, with a single warning showing up. But I was ...
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Why is it possible to answer a question twice? [duplicate]

You normally answer a question and you have the opportunity to answer again. The second time, a message is shown suggesting the use of the edit tool, but I think it's kind of wrong. I mean, if you ...
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Does allowing multiple answers by the same user make sense on the main site? [duplicate]

On all SE sites users can post multiple answers to the same question. There is a warning dialog if you do that, reminding you that you can also edit your existing answer. The only valid reasons for ...
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Is two answers by one user for a single question acceptable? [duplicate]

I have a weird question about this post: PHP Code Log out There are two answers posted by one person (I will call him simply "the user" because it doesn't really matter who it was). This is what ...
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Should I post another answer if it is different from my other one? [duplicate]

I've just stumbled upon this situation: Background I saw a question and posted my answer. It's got some upvotes. Some comments were made on my answer stating that it isn't the best solution (and I ...
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What should I do if I find a better solution to a question I've already answered? [duplicate]

Three months ago, I posted an answer to How to unlink my Documents folder from my OneDrive account?. My answer was upvoted, and is currently marked as the accepted answer. In the past week, I've ...
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Editing existing answer vs. adding a new answer [duplicate]

Once you add an answer to a question, there is always the option to add another answer. What would be the purpose of adding a new second answer versus just editing your original answer?
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3answers
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Is it ok to give two different answers to a question? [duplicate]

A moderator has deleted one of my answers in two different cases. If a person comes up with two substantially different answers that are based on substantially different viewpoints, is it not ...
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Why can you not answer a question more than once? [closed]

When you have a question, and you have multiple suggestions, you have to put it in the same answer. Why can't SE sites allow you to answer a question more than once?

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