Questions tagged [accept-rate]

A user's accept rate is the percentage of questions for which the user has accepted an answer.

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Is it okay to never accept any answer?

I just joined MathSE and it's beautiful here, except for the fact that some unregistered users ask a question and never come back. Most of the time these questions are trivial, though they still ...
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No reference to accepting answers in the FAQ

Seeing a user with a $0\%$ accept rate, I would like to point him to the relevant section of the FAQ, but it seems to be no reference to accepting answers in the FAQ. There is some other reference I ...
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Is it wrong to ask a user to accept an answer?

I have seen several instances of questions which have at least one complete answer, but none of which are accepted, and no comments have been made to indicate why the user has not accepted an answer. ...
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Accepted answers rate low - actions?

More than a year ago I asked about the Accepted answers rate. Back then I think the conclusion was that the rate had just dropped below $50\%$. If I understand the query it has dropped to $34\%$. My ...
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User very rarely marks an answer as the accepted one [duplicate]

I have come across a user that very rarely accepts answers even though most of his questions have several answers, some of which are correct and address the user's question more than adequately. I ...
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Acceptability of asking a user (with a "low accept rate") to accept an answer

I saw a user post a question a few days back and saw their question history and noticed they have a low accept rate. It took me a while to realize that 2-3 posts of theirs have been answered by me (...
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Award ingrate badges?

Lately, I've been losing enthusiasm for this site, so I don't bother answering questions if I don't think I'm going to get any gratitude (in the form of an upvote, an accept, a "thank you", or some ...
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percentage of acceptance of correct answers [duplicate]

I recall last time that the percentage of answers an user has accepted as the right answer was displayed under the username. However, recently it seems to have disappeared. Is that true?
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Why does the accept rate no longer appear? [duplicate]

Just curious: why does the accept rate of the OP no longer appear in the question?
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Acceptance rate no longer shown?

Is the acceptance rate no longer shown in every question of a user? Or is that a temporary SE system bug? Does that mean that the acceptance rate doesn't matter any more?
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People who do not accept answers; suggestion for dealing with this.

Suppose someone has asked twenty questions, but has accepted no answer on any of them. Is there not a strong case for preventing this person from asking any more questions? Of course, it may be ...
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Accepted answers rate

Is there a way with a query to calculate how the number of questions with accepted answers divided by asked questions has changed over time? One could, for example, find this as function of each month ...
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Answer acceptance rate

I frequently find that when I answer the questions of new users they do not accepts my answers. It seems they tend to just up vote the answer. Thus a number of my answers (which through comments they ...
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How to deal with answers which aren't answers? (Accept Rate)

Cases such as Proof of no prime-representing polynomial in 2 variables will cause the Accept Rate of the asker to decline even though there really isn't an acceptable answer to the question. What's ...
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How is acceptance rate calculated?

I am just curious to know. For acceptance rate calculation, does it consider deleted questions as unaccepted? And what about close questions? This question is so simple yet the site shows that it ...
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About Accepted Rate

Throughout the Maths questions, we can see many answers which have not been voted as desired or corrected ones yet. Do we need an alert or something on the page notifying the questioners pick the best ...