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We are having a lot of questions on combinatorics which can be considered as a case of arranging balls in boxes. That would make a total of $6$ different cases and I would like to make an article to discuss these so that I can reference to in future. Is it acceptable to ask a question and then answer my own question?

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    $\begingroup$ @GrigoryM That does not answer my question what should I do. Someone has not yet asked a general question. $\endgroup$ – evil999man May 20 '14 at 10:08
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    $\begingroup$ «I suggest we use this question as a list of the generalized questions we create.». See also Coping with abstract duplicate questions. Short version: yes, it is acceptable. $\endgroup$ – Grigory M May 20 '14 at 10:10
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    $\begingroup$ I think this would be a good topic for the proposed math blog. $\endgroup$ – robjohn May 20 '14 at 12:01
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It is expressly permitted to answer your own question. That's why the asking-a-question form has a box for simultaneously posting an answer to the question.

If you do this you should link your question and answer from the list of generalizations of common questions mentioned above.

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