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Why does "Tabs vs Spaces" have an accepted answer?

When searching "Tabs vs Spaces" on Google, the very first result is "Tabs versus spaces—what is the proper indentation character for everything, in every situation, ever?" Despite being closed and ...
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If a duplicate question has a different accepted answer, does this imply the question is too opinion based?

There are two questions on whether one should lower his coding practices to meet those of the surrounding team: Simplicity-efficiency tradeoff If my team has low skill, should I lower the skill of my ...
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Two accepted answers

This question has two accepted answers. How is that possible?
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What if a wrong answer gets a lot of upvotes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I answered my own question and accepted the answer. Why is it not at the top? I have posted this question not long ago. And I got some really interesting answers. One got a ...
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I answered my own question and accepted the answer. Why is it not at the top?

I asked a question and it got some answers. But none of them was what I really wanted. After investigating by myself, I found a solution that best fit my needs, so I answered my own question and ...
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Comment never put into an answer?

I had an answer to my question in a comment, but the author never put it as an answer? I tried to reach him via chat with no success. What do I do now? I want him to get the credit for the answer, ...
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Situation when the people asking a question is not the best person to choose the best answer

I wonder if there are "superuser rights" that allow hi-rep users to change the accepted answer ? Because, for question about "best pratice" for instance, it's obviously not the one asking the question ...
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profile: accepted answer statistics and search

Is it possible to see the percentage of answers in a user-profile that were 'accepted answers' and search or sort his list of answers for accepted answers? If not this would be a nice to have feature....
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What do when after a question the right answer is no one of the answer but a sum of all of this ?

I have asked a question about what to do when coding feel boring and the same all over again. All the answer can be for a community point of view right, so there is no one answer right, but the right ...
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Accepted answer checkmark color

When I ask a question (and every answer has a check mark next to it for me to select one as my accepted answer), it's very hard for me to tell the difference between the check mark that I've checked, ...
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Answers that are accepted but contain wrong information

How do we handle the case where an accepted answer clearly contains wrong information?
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What if I can't reasonably accept a single answer to a question

After reviewing the 'Great Redisiplining' and learning that we now do accept answers here, I'm not sure how I should handle accepting some of my previous questions. I have only asked a few, but some ...
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Should we worry about accept rate? [closed]

I've asked a lot of questions, but very few of them have any answer that nicely covers the whole issue or which is so much higher quality than the other answers that it deserves to be highlighted? My ...
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