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Should accepted answers be sorted to the top or not?

Stack Overflow has recently changed the default sorting for answers so that accepted answers don't automatically appear at the top of the answer list, rather than being sorted into the rest of the ...
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Etiquette when answering own question?

When watching Taxi Driver I noticed that a character named Sport had a long pink fingernail. I didn't know why and thought about asking here. But googling pointed me towards a reddit post. Such a ...
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Favorite questions and answers from the last quarter of 2019

Too late this time but we are back again. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st October to 31st December. You can search ...
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Monthly Answer Challenge 2020: Solve old unanswered questions!

Similar to our previous challenges for answering unanswered questions, we're continuing our monthly habit of rewarding the best answer to any old unanswered question in order to encourage people to ...
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Favorite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2019

Another quarter ended in the year. We are back with favorite questions and answers. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2019

End of another quarter. So, we are back with favorite questions and answers. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st April to ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2019

First quarter has come to end. So, we are back with favorite questions and answers from the past quarter. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and ...
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Monthly Answer Challenge 2019: Solve old unanswered questions!

Due to the success of our previous challenges for answering unanswered questions, We're continuing our monthly habit of rewarding the best answer to any old unanswered question in order to encourage ...
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Favourite questions and answers from 4th quarter of 2018

Happy New Year! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and the Winterbash. Continuing the tradition, we would again ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2018

End of third quarter and we return to ask you about your favorite questions and answers. So, what are your favorite questions and answers from 1st July 2018 to 30th September 2018. You can use search ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I'm trying to get a better understanding of the community here. old movie possibly in 90's with multiple story The above question was asked, and while I appreciate it's now on hold as a identify ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2018

Another quarter ended. Following the tradition, we would ask the community again to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st April 2018 to 30th June 2018. You can search all the ...
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May I put full length movies or TV shows here?

When there is an question or answer is it ok to put a link to the movie if available on the internet as a side note?
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2018

First quarter of 2018 has come to an end. Following the tradition, we would ask the community again to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st January 2018 to 31st March 2018. You ...
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Monthly Answer Challenge 2018: Solve old unanswered questions!

Due to the success of our previous challenges for answering unanswered questions, We're continuing our monthly habit of rewarding the best answer to any old unanswered question in order to encourage ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 4th quarter of 2017

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community again for the best answers from the past quarter to get an ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 4th quarter of 2017

A happy new year to all! As done 3 months ago, We would ask the community again to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st October 2017 to 31st December 2017 You can search all the ...
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Should one-liner ID answers be deleted or improved?

The problems with bad answers to ID questions have been discussed at Answering an ID Question, a PSA and How to handle low quality identification answers?, although not with any clear conclusion on ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2017

We'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from July 1st 2017 through ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 3rd quarter of 2017

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community again for the best answers from the past quarter to get an ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 2nd quarter of 2017

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community again for the best answers from the past quarter to get an ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2017

We'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from April 1st 2017 through ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 1st quarter of 2017

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer, I'd ask the community again for the best answers from the past quarter to get an additional reward: Please link to an answer which was ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 4th quarter of 2016

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 4th quarter of 2016

First I want to wish you all Happy New Year. And in continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community again for the best ...
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Am I getting down-voted for answering poor quality questions?

This has happened to me before so I'm wondering if I'm doing something wrong. Someone asks an identification question with poor detail which is quickly voted as being Off-topic due to Identification. ...
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Why was the correct and accepted answer deleted?

It seems there was a correct answer under Movie about ability to touch objects and know its past. Since I can't see who wrote it, I hesitate to recreate it - after all is was user John who came up ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 3rd quarter of 2016

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community for the best answers from the past quarter to get an additional ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2016

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
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What is the policy regarding writing an answer which is borrowed from another Q&A website and given due citation?

Recently I posted a question about the TV show Scrubs. Later I myself found a good answer to a similar question on Quora. Quora is well known Q&A website. The above answer's author's bio ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 2nd quarter of 2016

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community for the best answers from the past quarter to get an additional ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2016

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 1st quarter of 2016

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community for the best answers from the past quarter to get an additional ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2016

The new year has begun and as done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and ...
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How to handle low quality "plot-explanation" questions

Today I've stumbled upon the following question and, as it already happened to me a few other times, I'm not quite sure what is the best way to handle such posts. The question is surely not a high-...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 4th quarter of 2015

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community for the best answers from the past quarter to get an additional ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 4th quarter of 2015

The last year is over and as done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 3rd quarter of 2015

In continuation of quarterly rewards for the best answer and parallel to our favorite questions/answers poll, I'd ask the community for the best answers from the past quarter to get an additional ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2015

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
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How to handle low quality identification answers?

Yes, I'm talking about the answers to identification questions. While we have a few measures to handle low quality identification questions to some degree, one of the problems of those kinds of ...
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Rewards for the best answer from the 2nd quarter of 2015 [Completed]

We are starting a quarterly bounty reward event by taking inspiration from the favorite questions/answers poll. I'd ask the community for the best answers from the past quarter to get an additional ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2015

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
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Monthly Answer Challenge 2015-2017: Solve old unanswered questions! [duplicate]

Due to the success of our previous challenge for answering unanswered pre-graduation questions, We've decided to make it a monthly habit to reward the best answer to any old unanswered question in ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2015

As done 3 months ago, I'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So let's see what great and interesting questions and answers the start of the ...
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Answer a question that is closable

I've realized that something I've been doing may be (borderline?) unethical, so I'd like your opinions. There have been questions, such as this identify-this-actor and this identify-this-music that I ...
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Is it good habit to submit a community-wiki answer on behalf of asker?

Sometimes in an ID question, the asker finds out about the movie he is searching for and adds it in a comment rather than an answer and doesn't come back. So, in this kind of question, is adding a ...
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I have a better answer for a question that has been protected. What can I do?

There is a question that has been protected, but I would also like to answer as I think my answer can really add to that. Is there a way to answer a protected question?
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What is the best way to answer [identify-this-movie] questions?

When somebody ask a question with identify-this-movie tag, what is the right way for answering to question? How people should explain why they suggest this movie? Every answer should contain one ...
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Having multiple answers can be a great thing!

Recently, we got a sneak peek on how our latest evaluation turned out and our status is looking great! However, we are not quite there just yet. This is my second "Call to Arms" post, the first ...
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Which answer should I accept if multiple answers to my question are correct (or identical)?

Today two answers were posted to my question and both of them are correct. So I accepted the one which had better presentation and was answered first. Though I did it, for future reference, what is ...