This is a case where an edit to their question has stranded your answer to their original question. The same edit has included an answer in the area reserved for questions. The solution to both situations is to rollback their edit which I will do now. I have not checked to see whether you have the privilege to do this too but I would expect that you do. ...


Yes, please unpin the accepted answer. The answer accepted by the original poster is not always the best answer according to other users. Unpinning will result in the answer that the majority believe is best will rise to the top, but the original poster's accepted answer will still be clearly visible as the one with the big green tick.


I don't really have an opinion one way or the other as to whether it's too subtle. Maybe? I generally find that it's just a part of new/infrequent user mentality. Some people just come for answers and don't really care much about the community aspect of the site or other features. If someone gets noticed as having asked a few questions without accepting ...


On Meta Stack Exchange there is a feature request that I made which I think would help in this situation: Keeping special status for Accepted Answers without sticking them to top forever? It proposes that the Accept status should age away without loss of awarded points, and remain renewable by the question asker.


Just thought about this today. So many questions with great answers, which are not accepted. I am a bit sad this idea is declined. We have voting for closing questions. Why not to have moderators in same manner vote to accept answers. Surely there is a way to filter out and prioritize not accepted answers after some time, and based on number of up-votes for ...

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