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if i find out my answer, why do i have to wait 2 days to accept it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why must I wait 2 days before accepting my own answer? i post a question and after doing more research i find out the answer myself. At this point i can't actually check off ...
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Why are self-answers to Q&A style questions only allowed to be accepted after 2 days? [duplicate]

Stack Overflow allows for a user to "answer your own question, Q&A style" (you can even tick a box that allows you to post the answer at the same time as the question), but you are not allowed to ...
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Why is there a 2 day delay when you don't immediately answer your own question? [duplicate]

When you don't click the Answer Your Own Question checkbox then find the correct answer to your question and you answer your own question before 2 days go by you can't select your own answer You've ...
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Mark as Answer your answer to your own question after enough votes [duplicate]

One should be able to mark as answer their own answer to their own question after a certain amount of upvotes. I think 10 would suffice. Why the two day wait for a good self-answer!?
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Why do you have to wait 2 days to accept your own answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why must I wait 2 days before accepting my own answer? I have written a cool piece of code with a Gist and great docmentation that answers my question. Why do I have to wait ...
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Why there is time limitation/condition to accept our own answer? [duplicate]

When we ask any question and in some time span we got the answer somehow and now we don't need the answer of that question and I put the answer of that question for others help and click on submit ...
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What actions are rate-limited, and why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide I've seen a number of time delay notifications on the sites. E.g.: you can only comment every x seconds What are all the situations that ...
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Allow accepting my own answer without waiting 48 hours, in light of Accept Rate

Yes, we asked for this before. Now that you display our accept rate (it's in fact a new form of flair, like reputation and badges), this is even more important: Let me decide when to accept an answer ...
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Reduce accepting-own-answer delay

In light of It's ok to ask and answer your own questions, it seems that we ought to be able to accept our own answers within the same time limits as accepting someone else's answer. Of course, this ...
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Remove the two day waiting period for accepting one's own answer

Sometimes asking a question here is part of the thought process of answering it. E.g. How do I adjust cperl mode indentation in Emacs to match Moose examples? Now it's a valid question and someone ...
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Accept questions after a large amout of time

Is it impossible to accept a question I asked 2 months ago or something? I cannot hit the "accept" button on an answer, as illustrated below.
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Why with “encyclopedic” style posts is “Accept own Answer” timer existant?

This comes from Ask ubuntu, but this is the examples of this being a hindrance: How are Ubuntu bugs' importance values decided? How do Bugs get Categorized and what is the lifecycle of a bug? ...
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Auto-accept self answer if no other answers are provided in two days

When we answer our own questions, I agree that giving other people time to answer before a user can self-accept increases the quality of the accepted answers. However, I think that a user should be ...
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Can the answer of a Q&A be auto-accepted when both are posted at the same time?

Catija convinced me: dumb idea. Thanks for putting me straight! Original question: Yes, I'm aware of Jeff Atwood's original blog post from 2008 and the partial relent from 2009 and the other ...
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Can OP now accept their own answer quickly? [duplicate]

This user self answered his question: How did he accept it so quickly? I thought there was a 48 hour delay between posting and accepting?

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