On this question the accepted answer is not first. In this case the accepted answer has no up-votes, but I've seen this a couple times where there were up-votes too, so I don't think that's the cause. Why does this happen?

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The accepted answer was posted by the person who asked the question. Not pinning the accepted answer under these circumstances is done to prevent gaming of the system.

  • what's meant by 'gaming of the system'?
    – user58319
    Commented Feb 23, 2016 at 21:00

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