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This tag is for questions about answers: how to answer, whether specific answers are appropriate, and so forth.

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Yes, you can post as many answers to a question as you want. The system warns you each time to make sure that you didn't mean to edit an existing answer instead, but you can click through this warning. …
answered Oct 13 '11 by waiwai933
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Accept the answer that is most useful to you, regardless of how well it answers the question as originally stated. Upvote all helpful answers. …
answered Sep 8 '10 by waiwai933
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First, you did the right thing in rejecting the edit. The suggested edit should have been a comment instead, since it didn't actually answer the question, but was rather commenting on the answer. The …
answered May 26 '11 by waiwai933
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Why don't you want to answer your own question and accept it? You can always credit the original poster who helped you and link to it for more info, and it makes it even easier for future users.
answered Feb 9 '10 by waiwai933
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There are three excellent solutions that already exist: The asker can always change the accepted answer if xe finds another one to be more helpful; remember, the accepted answer is not the right an …
answered Apr 16 '11 by waiwai933
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changes and older answers no longer work. It doesn't matter if this helps the OP. Let's say I have the same (or a similar) problem two years later. If we didn't allow the 17 month late answer, then I … would be stuck with two year old answers that may or may not work. Even if they do work, the 17 month late answer may provide the solution that fixed my problem, since my problem is probably not …
answered Feb 27 '10 by waiwai933
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Search for user:me is:answer "phrase you remember"
answered Nov 16 '11 by waiwai933
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You are legally obligated to attribute adhering to the full attribution requirements of Stack Exchange under the CC-BY-SA license as it makes no special exception for code. However, the Stack Exchan …
answered Feb 13 '11 by waiwai933
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with competing answers. In other words - I have to take active participation in this war; I don't quite understand—if you're stealing something that someone else wrote so that you can put it in … your own answer, don't (unless your answer is CW and you're trying to compile a complete answer from many answers—my point is don't steal for reputation purposes). If you have your own additional …
answered Apr 21 '11 by waiwai933
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Existing votes are not affected by edits.
answered Sep 29 '10 by waiwai933
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Answers with the same score are sorted randomly for each page load, assuming that you have the votes tab selected. If the answer currently with +1 is incorrect, I suggest you leave a comment on it explaining why it is wrong and then downvote it. …
answered Jul 16 '10 by waiwai933
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Maybe they don't have any questions? In other cases, they may be embarrassed at having to ask questions and may do so from a different account.
answered Mar 22 '11 by waiwai933
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You can accept your own answers after waiting 48 hours. …
answered Apr 11 '10 by waiwai933
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No. You can select to receive emails daily by checkmarking the box at the bottom of your questions, but there is no option for immediate emails. However, if you stay on a Stack Exchange site, the inbo …
answered Mar 29 '11 by waiwai933
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The answer was given before the question was marked as Community Wiki. Only answers given after the question becomes Community Wiki are set as CW by default. …
answered Aug 10 '10 by waiwai933

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