Questions tagged [unaccepted-answer]

For questions about answers that were accepted and then got unaccepted at a later time.

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Should I keep downvoting questions with answers that aren't accepted?

Sometimes people ask questions and never bother to follow up and accept the (obviously correct) answer. My solution is to downvote the question. Even if the question is good, they were too lazy to ...
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Improve the UX so it's obvious that the previous answer will be unaccepted when accepting another one

A new user receives a good answer Clicks the tick✅ next to it Receives another good answer Proceeds to tick that as well Unexpected[to a new user] result: First answer gets unaccepted User potentially ...
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Removed accepted answer… what about the reputation?

I just had the case, that the OP removed the "accepted answer" after one month because he needed my help again. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4499476/how-can-i-clear-a-sqlite-database-each-time-...
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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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Does unaccepting violate site rules?

A few days ago, I unaccepted a lot of answers to my questions just to test if I could exceed the reputation cap by accepting more than 100 answers on the next day. But I couldn't ... because of ...
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How to create a list of all questions I answered without accept?

I saw View my questions with unaccepted answers but my question is not only about my questions. Instead: I would like to get a list of all these questions (on a specific site) which I answered to ...
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New timeline view only shows *last* accept vote, no un-accepts

Sometimes an OP changes their mind and awards the accepted answer mark to another post. Sometimes they don't know you can only mark one answer as accepted, and click the big checkmark next to each ...
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Answer re-accepted but still -15 RP

Yesterday I answered a question and the answer got accepted and upvoted. In my reputation list I got +15RP for an accepted answer but also -15RP for an unaccepted answer. Apparently the answer got ...
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How to mark question as answered (solved) if my question does not have any answers? [duplicate]

How to mark question as answered (solved) if my question does not have any answer? I know that I can answer my question and then accept it. But I am interesting if there is any other way to mark my ...
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Should we warn the OP on attempts to accept multiple answers?

It happened again the other day on SO. I answered a question and 2 other users also answered the question. Because of the order that currently on my screen, my answer was in the middle of the 3. ...
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When your answer becomes unaccepted, do you received notification?

When your answer accepted, you get notification about that. This also happens when your answer becomes unaccepted? I mean, answer was accepted and then becomes unaccepted, you will also get ...
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Answer got unaccepted after additional follow-up questions in comments

Recently, I've answered this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/34440540/nonetype-object-has-no-attribute-find-i-dont-have-find-attribute/34440565#34440565 which exactly answers the ...
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Some accepted answers appear to have been unaccepted but still have the checkmark [duplicate]

Some accepted answers do not have a valid accept-vote in Votes table, even though the question owner still exists. Stack Overflow alone has over 2000 such answers. A recent example is Sub query for ...
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Some answers got unaccepted in my rep history but still display a checkmark

My reputation listing is showing that on Mar 4 and 5, some of my answers got unaccepted, but when I go to those answers, they are still showing as accepted -- they still have the green check mark. Can ...
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What to do if answer is no longer valid?

Note: this question is not about chameleon questions and therefore it is not a duplicate of questions asking about that kind of phenomena. I have asked a question about switching "new" Google Maps to ...
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List not resolved questions: unanswered & answered but not accepted

How to list a questions for a tag which can be considered as not resolved? so both cases: not answered answered but not accepted
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How to search for my questions, unaccepted, with ≥ 1 answer?

I wish to find all my own questions that I have not accepted and effected least 1 answer. So I input this into the search field: user:8712 isaccepted:no answers:1 This resulted, but fails the above ...
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Gaming system with accepts

Well, it is not really efficient, but gives some reps (tried two days ago, only 41 reps :-) ). I have, for example, 50 question where I had accepted answers. And 101 reps, because each accept gives ...
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Lock answer accepts like we do with votes?

At present, Stack Exchange sites lock in a user's up/down vote, after 5 minutes, unless the post on which the vote is made changes in some way. There is, however, no similar lock on accept votes. I ...
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Prioritize non-accepted answers with more than 10:1 votes of the accepted [duplicate]

The SE model works well; OP asks and accepts, the community votes. You get two answers for the price of one; the one that works for OP and the one that works for the community. Let's face it: ...
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Does a temporarily suspended account automatically unaccept answers to their questions?

The user Ram Dutt Shukla was recently suspended temporarily due to "voting irregularities". I had previously answered one of this user's questions, which had been accepted. Then I lost 15 reputation ...
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Stack Exchange Etiquette - Changing an accepted answer?

If I accept a correct answer but a more detailed and clearer answer comes along after the fact, should I change the accepted answer? Is it considered rude to the original answerer whose answer was ...
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Just one more thing [duplicate]

This is getting old, sometimes I answer a Q and it feels like doing tech support for my uncle or neighbor. You know, they call every few days with "one more thing". Case: Reset a list using jQuery ...
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What to do when OP thanks but does not accept any answer? [duplicate]

If you provide a good answer for a question and the asker explicitly comment your answer with something like: "Thanks so much, now it's working!", but he does not accept your answer (maybe because it'...
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Should I accept the answer?

I asked a question—set jquery ThickBox size to auto—and I started a bounty. After the bounty period expired, there is no perfectly correct answer to what I am looking for, but one answer with two up-...
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Choosing not to accept a better answer when already satisfied with the first accepted answer?

In the case that I asked a question, waited a few days, and then accepted a great answer that told me exactly what I need to know. Afterwards someone adds an answer that gives the same important ...
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My answers don't get accepted - what can I do?

On Arqade I am kinda well informed. After my registration on it, I answered several questions on the same topic, asked by the same person. Now these answers are about two weeks old and I know the ...
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Is this behavior acceptable? [duplicate]

I found out my answer for this question got unaccepted. I went and checked the answer that was accepted instead. While I didn't think it was more correct than my own answer, I thought it was the OP's ...
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Why the answer giver overtake my answer? [closed]

I have given a very short answer that questioner is satisfied with my answer and up voted and accepted my question and after some time another answer giver steal the idea of mine but very cleverly ...
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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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Accept/Unaccept

Recently, I noticed something like this in my reputation tab: +15/-15 14:10 2 events What does IN mean in Windows device driver functions? +15 14:10 accept -15 14:10 unaccept So I thought, ...
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Does the loss of reputation from unaccept happen on the day of the unaccept or retroactively?

I know that you give back 15 rep if an answer is unaccepted: Do you lose the 15 pts if someone later unaccepts your answer? However, does this loss happen on the day the answer is unaccepted, or ...
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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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Question got edited to duplicate of another question, after answer accepted

Yesterday, I came across this question about HTML5 cache manifest with no answers. I read through the question, quickly checked against the corresponding Wikipedia article as a reference, and found ...
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When is it okay / not okay to unaccept an answer?

I recently had an answer I gave selected as The Answer to a question. A couple days later, the OP updated his question to ask a follow-up question, and revoked his selection of my answer. I.e. my ...
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Why was the selected answer changed after two years? [duplicate]

In linq how dynamically pass table and column name Two years ago, my answer was selected. Today, I get a -15 with no comment, and no indication of a user action. I don't know who did what. This is ...
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Answer shows as unaccepted then accepted and I'm not getting the points [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do the reputation values for unaccept and accept mean? Can someone explain this to me? I gave an answer on a question and it shows it was unaccepted and then accepted, I ...
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Unaccepted answers lead to mismatches in the daily reputation displays

When one of my answers is unaccepted, the box showing the daily/weekly/monthly reputation change gets out of sync with the reputation page. In the picture below, note the daily reputation in the box ...
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What happened on Aug 7? Massive unaccepts

I was looking through my reputation history on Stack Overflow and was surprised to see that I lost a whopping 558 points on August 7th! Expanding the view I see a whole bunch of questions apparently ...
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My own questions viewed - filter/sort by whether I accepted answers

Related: Order MY answers by accepted? Is there a way to filter/sort your questions by whether you have accepted an answer on your profile page? Filter questions with no accepted answer When I ask ...
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Add accepted answers to user page

Given the range of information now available across the tabs of a user's profile page, the outstanding missing list is accepted and unaccepted answers, preferably with datestamps. I suggest it is ...
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Previously accepted answer got deleted and unaccepted later: lost the 15 rep acceptance bonus twice

I answered a question on Cognitive Sciences on July, 3rd, which got accepted quite quickly and got 2 up-votes right away (i.e., +35 rep). However, my answer was not correct and it got 5 down-votes ...
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My reputation doesn't show when an accepted answer I wrote was unaccepted

Basing on How do you want to be notified of unaccepted answers? I should see on my reputation page when an answer I wrote is accepted, and then unaccepted. On Drupal Answers, this doesn't happen to me....