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I would strongly support making this change. The elevation of the accepted answer is primarily valuable in situations where the asker is in a unique position to evaluate the answer differently than any other voter. In particular, when questions are about the asker describing a problem that they face and answers are about solving that problem, only the asker ...


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No, there's nothing. The very same idea was requested in 2009 (Would it be possible to have a "community accepted" feature?) and declined for reasons that are still current: The check mark is simply a feature for the asker saying which answer might help them. Our voting is a way to rate which answers are good and useful. Even if an answer is good ...


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On Stack Exchange the asker can actually test out the answer they were given and see if it solves their problem, here however those who ask questions often have no where to go to see if the answer was right or works, aside from other users on the site. We're also dealing with games where the rules can change over time, like this question where the accepted ...


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