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Questions tagged [accept-rate]

A user's accept rate is the percentage of questions for which the user has accepted an answer.

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How do you make people improve their accepted answer rate [duplicate]

Is it not fair that we disable user's privilege to ask/answer a question if their accepted answer rate is below 75% when total number of questions they have asked are > 10?
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What happened to the accept rate one year ago?

While discussing the effect of a beta site, attention turned to accept rates on SO. There's a sharp fall in global accept rate (not per-user) in early 2015: This is also true of Ask Ubuntu: And ...
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Add accept rate to profile page

I know this request has been made several times, but I would like to highlight some issues with the current system as it stands. At the moment, the accept rate is not displayed on a user's profile ...
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How is it possible that a single user who is not a moderator can delete a comment?

On Drupal Answers, while taking care of some comment flags, I noticed that a comment written on March, 2012 is reported to be deleted by a single user today. Notice that: The user who seems to have ...
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Feature request : Marking questions as unanswered

I've been reading a number of posts on SO regarding unanswered questions. Despite the 'accept rate' not really being that important, I'm one of those people who likes to keep things in order. ...
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Are there any current metrics on accept rates?

It seems as of late that the overall amount of accepted questions has dramatically decreased. It may be the tags I hang around in but am unsure. I guess I'm curious if it seems that way to anyone ...
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How to deal with people that never accept an answer?

I just came across some OP that has about 20 questions with good answers (in my opinion). But he/she never took the time to accept any of those answers. In the "Old" days we had the acceptance %, and ...
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Mark answers off-topic for the “accept ratio” value

When somebody answers to my question, but the answer is clearly not working, and there is no other answer, then I cannot accept an answer to my question. But since technically there is already an ...
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Acceptance rate should have been kept [duplicate]

Acceptance rate should have been kept. Right now there is no way for people to see whether that person accepts answers or not. I really don't think that this is fair.
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What is the incentive to accept answers now? Should we have one?

In order to keep down comments about people's accept rates, accept rates are no longer displayed. However, that leads to a question: what is the incentive to accept answers now? Are we in a situation ...
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New phenomenon: Rage Unaccepting

Now that accept rate is no longer displayed users can silently unaccept answers without anyone noticing. I happened to notice by chance that this user (who is a long time member without any other ...
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What is use of accept rate now?

With the recent January changes, it is given that 2013-01-22: Accept rates will no longer be shown. Like flag weight, they will continue to be calculated for backend use. I would like to know if ...
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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 ...
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Accept rate stat not visible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let’s stop displaying a user’s accept rate Am I missing something in my configuration or browser setup? The Accept Rate stat is no longer visible for every user I have ...
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What should we do with all questions related to accept rate? [duplicate]

Accept rate will no longer be shown. So now all the questions related to accept rate became obsolete. So what should we do with all questions related to accept rate? Should these questions be deleted ...
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What is the best way to handle my own old unanswered question?

I asked an (upvoted) question a year ago but never received any answer. At this moment it also isn't that important to me since I solved it in a completely different way. Should I remove the ...
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Why do some people not have an accept rate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accept rate work? Today I saw a question on Stack Overflow from someone. When I looked at his question history, I saw he had accepted all but the most recently asked ...
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User acceptance rate is incorrect? [closed]

I noticed that my acceptance rate had dipped a bit low, so I went to my profile page to try to see if there were any more answers I could accept. Going through all four pages of questions (100 ...
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How should users handle unanswered questions?

This question is similar but I don't have an answer to my question, yet: Should unanswered questions be closed? Should users leave unanswered questions open? Also, do many unanswered questions ...
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What if no answer to a question was ever helpful and ignoring the problem was the best solution?

What do I do with these questions? Accepting an answer to these questions would be actually lying, as no answer solved the problem at hand. Also sometimes comments are more useful than the actual ...
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What should be done with my own old forgotten questions?

I revisited old questions I asked a long time ago for which I didn't accept any answers. It was somewhat problematic. I do not need an answer any more. For some reason, the question is now ...
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How can we imply the most useful answer instead of accepting an answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accepting “almost correct” answer that helped analyze the problem? There are quite a few questions, that receive answers that I would rather not choose as an accepted answer ...
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Found out my bug was just barking at the wrong tree - should I accept answers?

I asked a question on SO. I got comments and answers. While answers are a generally correct suggestions - they did not really help me. But they could not help me at all since the bug I asked about was ...
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Accept rate should exclude viewed, unaccepted question

When viewing a question without an accepted answer. I want to see the asker's accept rate calculated without the current question. After all, when considering answering someone's unanswered question, ...
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Should one help educate new users who may not know how to accept answers?

Following on from Check mark discoverability seems to be low for new users, I've taken to commenting with the following proforma whenever I see a 0% accept rate a question from a new user who has ...
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Accepted Answered Questions percent dropping by 1 percent every couple days

On my name card or whatever you wanna call it where it displays my name under the questions or answers I have done. There is a number 0-100% I try endlessly to keep it at 100%, and when I notice it ...
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The line with accept rate should be a link to the questions tab for the OP

This is similar to this question, but the scenario and motivation are different and the proposed solution is therefore different. Every other time I see a question of mine and see my accept rate next ...
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Turn acceptance rate into a link to unaccepted questions

Next to a user's question their acceptance rate is shown. Why not make the text that says 91% acceptance rate into a link to the user's unaccepted questions? Perhaps if this was easily recognized as ...
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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 ...
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How to know own Accept rate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accept rate work? I found that I see users Accept rate at bottom of every Question. But, I want know my own Accept Rate How I can know my own Accept rate?
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accept rate exclude count of questions with just self answer

I know that the accept rate calculation doesn't take into account the "Closed", 3 day old and answer less questions. But I guess it doesn't exclude the questions that only have a answer given by the ...
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Why does my Stack Overflow account not show my accept rate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accept rate work? I have a significant amount of reputation on Stack Overflow. Yet my account still doesn't show the accept rate. Even though my answers have been ...
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Do questions with no answers count toward my accept rate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accept rate work? What if I have a question with no answers? If I don't receive an answer, will it affect my Accept Rate?
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Visual threshold for good accept rates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reduce the percentage at which an accept-rate is coloured green I was just referred to an answer regarding the accept rate: In general, an accept rate of 70% or better is ...
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Poor answers shouldn't count towards the accept rate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Count only questions with upvoted answers towards the accept rate percentage Possible Duplicate: Count only questions with upvoted answers towards the accept rate percentage ...
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Dealing with 0% acceptance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Would it be possible to have a “community accepted” feature? Forcing Acceptance Duplicate of many like: Forcing Acceptance This may be a hot topic but I think ...
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Answer accept rate not correct [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accept rate work? I have asked 8 questions till now, but have accepted the answers for just 6 of them yet, as I didn't find the satisfactory answer for the other 2. ...
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Why is accept rate more important for /review tasks than answers?

In Shog9's answer to a question about why the voting options have been removed from the \Review task beta, he explains: The core philosophy here is that each queue focuses on a specific task or ...
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do closed questions work against you in your Accept Rate score? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accept rate work? If I question is closed (in this case its because of a duplicate) and doesn't have a good answer I will obviously not accept. Does that work ...
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0% accept rate box when submitting new questions

There are some questions out there asking for punishment of 0% accept rate users, and they are obviously wrong because there are valid reasons to have a 0% accept rate. One of them is being new to ...
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Answers given ONLY in comment - how to avoid low accept rate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid unanswered questions with answers in comments Hi How can I accept answer which is given in comment only ? Looks like there is no option to do that and it affects ...
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Flags against “improve your accept rate” comments are failing

This evening, I happened across one of the more useless varieties of "improve your accept rate" comments. Actually, that's all it was: "Improve your accept rate". I flagged the comment as "not ...
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How can I increase my accept rate on SO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does accept rate work? I'm sure this is pretty simple for the Pro's but I am starting to get more serious on SO and would like to be a valuable part of the community one ...
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Abolish the accept rate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate This feature request is simple: Remove the accept rate from the user card. No user should ever see another's accept rate. ...
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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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“An accept rate shouldn't influence your decision to answer” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it appropriate to comment on people's accept rate? A very respected user just said this. As the accept rate is displayed in color (orange for example) and it is my ...
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Accept rate- What to do if nobody answers your question, and you don't know the answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Poor answers and accept rate I have a couple of questions which I've asked, which never got an answer worthy of acceptance. I still don't know the answer to them either, so I ...
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Reduce the percentage at which an accept-rate is coloured green

Summary: Since a 70% or higher Accept Rate is considered excellent, make the Accept Rate number turn green at 70%, not 80%. There are a lot of questions on meta about the accept-rate. It seems, to ...
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Should I accept wrong answers to boost my accept rate?

I have posted questions on SO for which I have received answers that do not answer the question. No correct answers were offered (I guess I have really good questions ;) ) People tell me my accept ...
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How do I specify that an answer is not the answer and thus maintain my 100% accept rate

I'd really like to keep my 100% accept rate. But one question I asked has a great suggestion in the comments, but the answer supplied misreads the question, as the author admits in the comments. The ...