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Is there any method to catch users who never select answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users Encourage users to select 'Accepted Answer' for old Questions Some users on Stack Overflow or Meta only ask ...
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2answers
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The problem with users who forget to pick a best answer - and a possible solution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users Encourage users to select ‘Accepted Answer’ for old Questions Many users ask questions, and community ...
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1answer
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How about being able to take-over existing questions made by inactive users? [duplicate]

On the entire SE network there is a huge number of questions that are unaswered and where the author doesn't use the system anymore, usually is a user that has a score of < 100 and that will not ...
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3answers
411 views

Force accepted-answer flag [duplicate]

It's a well-known problem that new/unregistered users tend to neglect accepting answers. This is usually because they just don't pick up on the concept. If new users wind up sticking around and ...
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1answer
90 views

Method to get answers accepted if OP is unregistered [duplicate]

On many of the Stack Exchange sites, a significant proportion of questions are asked by unregistered users who are then unable to accept an answer to their question as correct. This is a massive ...
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1answer
70 views

Solving the issue of users who leave after getting their answer — without accepting it [duplicate]

Bolstered by evidence from How to Solve the “New Users Who Don't Return” Problem? It's a common problem across the sites that users -- new, old, and apathetic -- will sometimes leave their question ...
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1answer
99 views

Vote to mark answer as accepted on old questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users A lot of questions don't have an answer marked as accepted; even though they have at least one correct answer. This might ...
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0answers
77 views

What should I do about answers that are obviously intended to be accepted, but actually aren't? [duplicate]

ludo - If a player rolls 3 consecutive 6s and on second six landed on another player’s token can they take a turn? - Board & Card Games Stack Exchange contains these comments: @sanjay I see your [...
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51answers
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Fastest Gun in the West Problem

I feel like there's a problem with Stack Overflow, as the number of people prowling it increases. Each question's answers are sorted by descending score and then by descending time of posting. This ...
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11answers
982 views

Do accepted answers still serve a useful purpose?

In the Stack Exchange voting system, we have two classes of votes: standard up / down votes that anyone can cast, and special accept votes that only the asker can. Although accepting an answer does ...
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5answers
477 views

Is it bad form to prompt new questioners to formally accept your answer?

Every so often I see questions with good or even clearly correct answers that go unaccepted because the questioner is a new user who hasn't quite grokked the mechanics of the site. They'll leave a ...
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6answers
887 views

Auto-accept unaccepted but correct answers after some time

It seems that sometimes questions get asked, and some very nice answers are given (sometimes with quite some effort on the part of the answerers). However, the asking party sometimes forgets to ...
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3answers
560 views

Community ♦ should discriminate more when bumping unanswered questions

I'm getting a lot of old questions on the front page that were bumped by the Community user. I understand that this is usually a Good Thing, to get some attention for buried questions, but should ...
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2answers
726 views

Rethinking sort order of answers [duplicate]

Currently the answers are sorted by votes and the accepted answer is docked at top. The intended design is to "get your answer quickly". This does work well in most cases. Problem If I have ...
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2answers
318 views

I shouldn't be down-voted as much as I am, or by the people that are, and also punishments should abound for askers who fail to accept an answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Weighted Down-Voting based on Reputation Encourage users to select ‘Accepted Answer’ for old Questions Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users ...

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