Questions tagged [accepted-answer]

The answer the question owner thought best met their needs. This tag is for discussing issues related to accepted answers, not indicating that a question has an accepted answer. (From http://meta.stackexchange.com/tags/accepted-answer/info.)

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Accepted answer not at top

In my recent question I got a lot of answers that gave relevant information, but didn't answer the actual question asked. I collated the useful information from those answers, made it a community ...
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How is this not a link-only answer?

I flagged this answer as NAA. The answer seems like a classic "your answer is in another castle" answer. The question asked about whether a certain country was safe and whether there was anything that ...
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Accepted answers are not display with green coloured circle

When seeing the questions from the main page the accepted questions has the green coloured circle. Like the below: But in the Questions page, the accepted questions are doesn't have the green ...
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Accepting answer other than highest upvoted one

If I find that an answer with less upvotes is more helpful, is it better to side with the community by accepting the highest upvoted one or not ? For context, my question about the morning alarm when ...
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Not-accepted questions - do you have any?

It came up in the chat today when @uncovery pointed out that many experienced members of the site hadn't accepted some of his answers (not maliciously or anything, it was just observed). I myself had ...
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“Late” accepting of answers

On most SE sites, when someone suggests an answer to your question you can check it fairly quickly. Certainly with a lot of the IT related questions you can typically verify if something works in ...