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My post on a Nemesis thread

With all due respect, did you read the comments that were posted? However, please note that we're not a regular discussion forum, but rather a focused Q&A site. If you have a new question, please ...
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Unpinning the accepted answer

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 ...
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My post on a Nemesis thread

Stack Exchange is a question and answer site, not a system of post threads like most forums and social media. You posted a new question as an answer to the question - it wasn't an answer so it was ...
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My post on a Nemesis thread

Your "answer" was deleted because it did not provide an answer to the question. For more information, please see Why and how are some answers deleted? If you want to know how to write a good ...
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Are there scenarios in which posting answers that aren't answering the question is acceptable?

For what it's worth... I consider the real question to be defined by the body of the post, and the title to be just a summary. Ideally they should be consistent with each other, but if there's any ...
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Are there scenarios in which posting answers that aren't answering the question is acceptable?

Simply put I think they are answering the question by talking about alternate methods of choosing a starting player that work for them. In the end if a starting method works or not really comes down ...
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Are there scenarios in which posting answers that aren't answering the question is acceptable?

It's worth considering that the title of the question was edited fairly recently, well after most answers to the question where posted. This gives the appearance that answers aren't answering the ...
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Unpinning the accepted answer

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 ...
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