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Should Pro Webmasters unpin the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers?

September 19 Update As of the deadline to report our preferences, this question has two answers in favor of unpinning and no answers opposed. Given that the overwhelming opinion is in favor of ...
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I have add a bounty, then answered myself, no one else answered? what to do?

Can I receive bounty back to myself, or may be better to give it to anybody who will write something useful on topic, not necessary answering a question? The question is link Edit: I have added to ...
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How was an answer posted after the question was closed?

I looked at this question not long after it had been asked and it had already been put "on hold". There were no answers. However, sometime later I happened open the question again, but now there was ...
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Other user answers question with answer that only convers a relativly small thing that I missed

I answered a question, missing part of the implementation (because I don't know about the OP's system and am waiting for a reply to my question asking his system). Four hours later, another user ...
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Lengthy answers not always warranted and actually lessen the benefit / readability for future visitors

This may sound like I'm nit-picking but quite often, I open up questions and see answers from users who continually seem to write a short book for almost all their contributions. Don't get me wrong, ...
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Accepted answer appearing below most voted answer

In this question, the current accepted answer appears below the most voted answer: Notes: it is surviving refreshs, using FireFox
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"I don't think this exists; here's 240+ maybes": acceptable answer?

[Very Short Version: Answers should generally match the scope of their questions; most people are looking for one suggestion, not directions to the mall.] When it was posted, this question smelled a ...
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What to do with “marketing” answers?

This is a slight variant on the previous topic about obvious advertising. Let's say there's someone who enters 7 answers within a few hours of sign-up, and hasn't returned since. Half of those ...
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