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The "accept rate" feature seems useless to me and only leads into frustration for those asking questions.

See this question. (And no, it's not a duplicate as that question isn't a feature request...)

Related: Alternative solution that can replace accept rate if we still want to allow "agreement" of answers.

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    An explanation of the accept rate needs to be explained to everyone. People still think its necessary to have a 100% accept rate
    – TheLQ
    Commented Oct 31, 2010 at 19:43
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    I don't think that explaining why it is useless is the right solution, and a lot of people don't read everything... Commented Nov 1, 2010 at 1:36
  • Accept rate is not displayed any more, for details see: Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate
    – yannis
    Commented Jan 29, 2013 at 10:56

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Accept Rate is a great concept for the completely non-subjective sites like Stack Overflow, but probably doesn't work as well for a more subjective site like Programmers.

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I agree. People judge otherwise useful answers according to someones "Accept Rate".

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It's there, it's sort of interesting, it may or may not be probative.

We're coders for goodness sake, can't we all accept that and refrain from overanalyzing?

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