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Completeness of Answers

I had a general question that's come from comments on my answers from experienced users on the site, see User defined password at registration - registration email sends auto generated pass and Using ...
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4 votes
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Which to Accept? Multiple Accurate Different/Incomplete Answers

Maybe I'm just not smart enough to judge the answers to the most recent question I asked, but it seems to me that both answers are correct, unique, and not mutually exclusive. I don't want to be one ...
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Newbie Question on Up Votes and Selected Answers

I'm new to this kind of forum. When I ask a question, and it's answered to my satisfaction, do I check it as my chosen answer, up vote it as useful, or both? I've checked every answer that answers ...
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How to deal with questioners with low accept rate

I find that I'm irrationally irritated by people asking lots of questions and who have a low accept rate. What's the best way of encouraging questioners to accept answers? I've tried leaving a ...
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What happens to reputation when I answer my own question?

I had a legitimate question that I legitimately needed an answer for, How to 301 private posts rather than 404? , and I put a bounty of 50 points up to get the answer. The answers given, at the time ...
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