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Which answer should be accepted in tradition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What factors should be considered to accept an answer: Time, completeness or what? Sometimes asked a question will possibly receive more than one answers, all of them are on ...
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Is it rude to change which answer you accept?

Let's say you post a question, and someone answers it. The answer seems reasonable, so you accept it. Then, later, someone else comes along and provides a much more thorough and detailed response, ...
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Should I have 'accepted' another answer?

I'm trying to figure out what type of answer I should generally mark as 'accepted' on my questions. In my last question, I accepted the answer that was the most helpful to me, personally, even though ...
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Should I tick the correct answer or the answer that was helpful?

On a question I have two answers. One was technically more correct but the other answer was more helpful for me to understand the subject of my question. Which answer should be given the green tick?
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Which answer to approve?

If I ask a question and get some answers for it of which all are equally correct and use a different method to solve the problem then how to decide which answer to approve?
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Are there codified or at least customary acceptance criteria?

In this question, there are two answers, both of which I up-voted, but I didn't "accept" either since there didn't appear to be a reason why one stands out as clearly preferable to the other. ...
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Only one answer allowed: which one to accept?

What is the standard in the community for choosing which answer to accept? When there are multiple solution to the question. I understand that there have been question that ask about this before. ...
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How do you accept the right answer?

I just asked a question and three people gave 3 really good answers. Each of them is very useful and both the comments and answers help clear up a lot of things. How do I then go about choosing which ...
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Which answer to accept?

I posted a question here and got three very similar answers almost at the same time. I have got the answer to my question and found the answers helpful so I upvoted them all. But now I am confused as ...
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Which answer to pick when you have - Actual Answer VS Method

Excuse me for my unclear question title, math terms have never been my forté. However being new here and knowing I shall be staying here for a while, I thought it's best to do things right with the ...