Answers should be voted-on according to their content. Other answers around shouldn't affect the way you vote on an answer. From the explanation of voting in the help center:
Voting up a question or answer signals to the rest of the community that a post is interesting, well-researched, and useful, while voting down a post signals the opposite: that the ...
If you select "Yes", your question will be marked as a duplicate and closed.
If your question had no existing answers, I think you would have two options:
Choose "Yes", and edit your question so that it is only the part of your original question that the duplicate answers. You can ask the other part of your question as a new question, if ...
Instead of using the Answers tab, you could go to All actions --> Posts (or click here). From there, you can expand each post to quickly identify the target answer(s):
The only downside here is that this tab lists both questions and answers and also you don't get to change the sorting like in the Answers tab.
You can use this SEDE Query to find posts where subsequent blockquotes are present as generated by the Markdown parser.
select id [Post Link]
body like concat(
and owneruserid = ( case when ##userid:int?12359## = 0
I think it would be helpful if there were a badge or notification next to an answer informing me that the question has been edited since the answer was posted or last edited, accompanied by a button to show me the version of the question that was actually answered.
I don't think the badge or notification could actually become a useful sign, not unless Stack ...