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25 votes
Accepted

Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Yes! Emphatically yes. The accepted answer is rarely the most important answer. In part because often the accepted answer is out of date and thus not really even the best scoring, but more ...
Wheat Wizard's user avatar
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10 votes

Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Accepted answers should not be pinned As mentioned in chat, it can be really nice to have the accepted answer pinned can be nice for things like KotHs or code-challenge questions with a definite ...
Aaroneous Miller's user avatar
7 votes

Accepting my first answer, things to consider beyond byte count with a tie on "shortest code wins" question?

Usually, the practice is that code golf challenges don't accept answers (same goes with code-bowling and code-challenge. There are some tags where accepting is kinda expected like king-of-the-hill and ...
lyxal's user avatar
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7 votes
Accepted

Accepting answers in challenges

This idea has many problems. It will be very difficult to write a fool-proof program to detect the shortest valid answer. This also seems rather abuse prone to me. What if the challenge has a ...
DJMcMayhem's user avatar
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4 votes

Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Accepted answers should be pinned We rarely accept answers. Sometimes when an answer is accepted it's because it's on an old question and it was the shortest, but it's quite often used in challenges ...
Rydwolf Programs's user avatar

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