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Accepted an answer but didn't receive the two reputation award

You received 2 reputation points by accepting the answer to your question but someone downvoted your post and you got -2 so it didn't show up (i.e. +2 -2 = 0). Your initial reputation was 101 then you ...
Decapitated Soul's user avatar
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Should we compile synonymous answers?

Taking an idea from another answer to make a better answer would be good as Meta-Ed mentioned, but it should also be noted that we disallow exact duplicate answers. While an answer that compiles other ...
Tonepoet's user avatar
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4 votes

Should we compile synonymous answers?

If you decide to take an idea from another answer, that’s acceptable as long as you properly credit all work by others that you include in your post. There’s detailed information in the site help ...
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How to deal with an erroneously answered question that has been closed with the faulty answer accepted?

I think this needs to be judged on a case by case basis to be fair and free of prejudice. However with that having been said this case shows that perhaps we should be more careful when closing ...
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Can you start a bounty on a question that already has an accepted answer?

Yes, you can. Do note that the minimum bounty will be 100 reputation points (since you've already posted an answer to the question) and you can never award the bounty to your own answer. Everything ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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How to deal with an erroneously answered question that has been closed with the faulty answer accepted?

Personally, I think this is just another (if more attractive) incarnation of the "wrong answers must be deleted" heresy that I battle against constantly (and more canonical sources, including Jeff ...
Tim Lymington's user avatar

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