14 votes
Accepted

Should I wait to accept an answer?

Accepting an answer is entirely up to you, as the question asker. You can accept whenever you want, though accepting an answer early may prevent other answers from arriving (due to the fact that the ...
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9 votes
Accepted

Can an incorrect (accepted) answer be deleted?

Yes. This has happened. This link won't work for non-10kers because, well, it's deleted. But here's the text of the answer: If you don't see the problem here, clearly you need to disable images ...
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6 votes

Which answer should I accept

Accept the answer that answers your exact question as it is the answer to the question you're asking. From what I gather you're suggesting that this other answer would also answer the question but ...
5 votes

Can an incorrect (accepted) answer be deleted?

No. Accepted answers show what worked for the asker, and can't be changed. Votes show the community's opinion, which is sometimes different from the asker's. I know it is a little frustrating, ...
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5 votes
Accepted

How should I handle multiple helpful but incomplete answers?

Since there were multiple correct answers posted and choosing one of them would serve difficult, this seems like a good case for a community wiki with all of the collected information. With that said, ...
4 votes

How should I handle multiple helpful but incomplete answers?

Based on a quick look, I would instead say that that question has two complete answers. Each of the answers completely describes a different "reason to keep completing a Pokémon's research tasks ...
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4 votes
Accepted

Can we delete our own downvoted, unhelpful but accepted answers when a user is removed?

Stack Exchange doesn't allow users to delete answers that have been accepted by the question asker (a.k.a. original poster/OP). This is because - in the normal case - this is usually a bad thing to do....
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4 votes
Accepted

Imprecise answer accepted, what to do?

I think the actions you have taken so far have been appropriate under these specific circumstances. Note that the user is still active(ish): last seen 18 hours ago and is a high rep user on another ...
3 votes

Which one is the "correct" answer?

The game has changed, the answer has changed. The new answer you have provided is now the correct answer and would be marked as such. What makes this one tricky is that if you had only just started ...
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3 votes
Accepted

Why do I have to wait two days to accept my own answer?

From the "Can I answer my own question?" FAQ in the Help center You can also accept your own answer, but you must wait 48 hours to do so. After all, someone else may come along with an even better ...
2 votes
Accepted

What happens to rep from upvotes and answer-accepts when a user is deleted?

Whenever a user is deleted, every single reputation change they've done to you via voting is reverted. This may case you to gain some or lose a lot of reputation. If you answered their question, you ...
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2 votes

Which answer should I accept

Its upto YOU to choose which answer to accept. Personally, with 2 or more useful answers I would: Upvote all of them Accept the one that actually answers my current question and is also widely ...
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2 votes

Can an incorrect (accepted) answer be deleted?

Yes, accepted answers can be deleted so that the highest-voted answer will be at the top instead. This came up on MSE before. Can trusted users delete accepted answers with a negative score? The ...
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