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One thing to keep in mind is that in a lot of cases, there is also the possibility that an accepted answer is actually the NEWER answer, which takes into account new information or applies to a more recent client version. I modified Wondercricket's query from the comments to account for dates, and in roughly half of the roughly 3000 queries that have the ...


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I think accepted answers should be unpinned. While we may not see this issue as much as Stack Overflow, I have certainly seen cases where the accepted answer is no longer the best answer, or even is outright wrong, but is still the first answer anyone sees when they visit the question. While accepting an answer is important, votes are a better indicator of ...


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Something not really taken into account is that the highest scoring answer is sometimes not the best/correct answer either. It could be well written but objectively wrong, it could be outdated, or higher scoring by virtue of being posted earlier. For cases where the OP is still active, this will remove their ability to 'pin' the most up to date answer by way ...


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