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I am asked to accept answers, and also when I do, users also asked why I accepted somebody's answer but not his

Flag any comments requesting you accept an answer or challenging your choice as "It's no longer needed. / This comment is outdated, conversational or not relevant to this post." Such comments are ...
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Policy on accepting answer after question is no longer relevant to original poster

Accepting an answer indicates that that answer has helped you in resolving your problem/uncertainty. Answers can help in different ways: They can give the key to the solution you end up using They ...
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I am asked to accept answers, and also when I do, users also asked why I accepted somebody's answer but not his

From the accepting an answer FAQ, my emphasis: Don't hesitate to accept an answer that is well-written, suggests a good practice and works for you. If it works for you and was helpful, then it's ...
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Policy on accepting answer after question is no longer relevant to original poster

Do I have a responsibility as the original poster to see if this answer would have solved my problem? I would say if someone posted a question and got an answer, then, as a matter of ethics, they ...
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