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The Help Center says: Choose one answer that you believe is the best solution to your problem. So it's entirely up to you. Stack Exchange is not about who gives the fastest answer, it's a library of detailed answers to every question about certain topics. It's fine to accept a later, more complete answer, even though it may have drawn inspiration from ...


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Too gameable. and the increased reward doesn't necessarily reflect increased value very well Some people don't tick the checkbox out of a lack of their own knowledge -- they don't know if it the right answer or not -- and it can take literal years for someone to get around to ticking the checkbox. Would an answer be worth +5000 rep after 5 years, just ...


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Another possibility (just an undefined idea) could be use "interest tags" as a way to "split" audience in very big sites as in smaller ones. This already happens; on Stack Overflow, the homepage is personalized based on the tags you're active in. For more details, see this blog post: The goal is no longer to show you a simple flat list of the last (n) ...


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