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As explained in the comments, you can find things like this using SEDE. Here is a query looking for the most upvoted comments on the main site and on meta. And here is a similar query for Stack Overflow. (SO has many comments - to make the query faster I have added the condition to check only the comments above certain score.) You have also asked for top ...


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In my opinion, you should be quicker to upvote than to accept. You can undo an upvote and you can undo an accept, but, speaking only for myself, I'm more willing to see an upvote reversal kindly than an accept reversal. Upvote just means you think the answer is good. Accept means that you think it's the best answer. And some people on here seem to take ...


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First of all I am answering this question with the best of my knowledge. This answer fully includes my opinion. Now let us take this question of mine Finding length of diagonal in parallelogram given two sides and other diagonal . I had posted this question and received multiple answers. When such situation arises remember you should choose the answer that ...


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The almost opposite situation happened to me recently: What to do when an answer I'm about to accept disappears? - Android Enthusiasts Meta Stack Exchange Someone posted a simple link-only answer to my question, and it was appropriately deleted shortly after. The irony is that it is the only answer I received, and it did provide a solution to my problem, one ...


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While I'm not the most active on this site, my experience on other SE sites would suggest a simple piece of advice: upvote answers that are helpful, and downvote answers that are harmful. You get a lot of latitude to decide what "helpful" (or "harmful") means, but an answer that points you in the right direction enough that you can find ...


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