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Unpinning accepted answers, or not?

There's been a change on Stack Overflow: Accepted answers are no longer pinned to the top of the list of answers. They ran a test on Stack Overflow, and the results of that are mentioned in this post. ...
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Accepting an answer that is clearly not the crowd favourite

I am the OP of the question How do I deal with a coworker who unplugs my monitor because I didn't turn it off? and I would like to accept the answer from AndreiRom (24 upvotes ATM), even if there is ...
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How to encourage askers to tell the end of the story?

English Student makes a very good point in this answer: Less than 5% of OP's even post an update, I think. It would be nice to know how their problem turned out. On the main stackoverflow, or the ...
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Not so fast! (When should I accept my answer) - Stolen from ELL

I've noticed that some questions are being asked, answered, and accepted in very short periods of time. Accepts are great but, particularly as this site contains a lot of subjective-ish content, I ...
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