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Can I suggest to someone to accept my answer?

A new user asked a question about teaching multiplication of integers for the first time. He clearly liked my answer because (s)he wrote in a comment under my answer: Thank you very much! I used ...
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Is it possible to share a bounty?

If a broad-ish and bounty-worth question gets many equivalently good answers (i.e. imagine a reference request where user A gives 2 good references and user B gives other 2 good and different ...
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Evolving views on one's own accepted answer

Context: About 1.5 years ago, I left an answer to MESE 1455 about an approach to handling mistake-making in the mathematics classroom. At the time, my thinking was based on undergraduate courses in ...
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OP wants many answers but accepts answer

Recently I answer answered a question. The OP wrote: Thanks Amy, that article is helpful! I am still interested in any others folks find too. The OP accepted my answer but is hoping for more ...
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Community votes versus accepted answers

First, I would not like to criticize anyone here, I am just curious how the community feels about it. This is also related to: Accepting answered questions difficult. It happens (at the time of ...
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Accepting answered questions difficult

After having a look at the questions thus far (including my own questions) I think it is really hard to decide which answer is "correct" (many questions are opinion based or, in some cases, have ...
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