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I have noticed a lot of questions (normally by first time users) with perfect answers that are not marked as correct.

Can moderators mark these as correct or is there a way to nominate an answer for consideration?

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No, moderators can't change the accepted answer of a question. The only exception is that they can delete an accepted answer, but they can't set another answer as accepted.

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  • Does deleting and undeleting an accepted answer actually wipe out the checkmark? – badp Jul 21 '14 at 10:45
  • @badp Testing time! – fredley Jul 21 '14 at 10:47
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    @fredley SCIENCE – badp Jul 21 '14 at 10:51
  • @badp I don't think so, but most users won't be able to see the accepted answer when it is deleted. – Mad Scientist Jul 21 '14 at 10:56
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    SCIENCE has been conducted, deleting an accepted answer removes the accept. – fredley Jul 21 '14 at 12:11

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