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What should I consider before posting a question and answer it myself

Since Stackexchange encourages to answer your own question, and this other meta post seems to acknowledge this, how do I know if there's a real need for this question to be on SE ? Context : Playing ...
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Would it be considered bad etiquette to self-answer a question summarizing points from other answers and comments?

So I asked this question about a week back and I've received two answers at the current time of posting. I disagree with with David's answer but asking for clarification and further information in ...
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Are self-answer questions still allowed?

Shortly put I had a mechanics question about infinity-rpg regarding the stealth system that was not immediately clear. I figured out the solution eventually within the book, but thought it might make ...
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Can I ask self-answered questions about obscure games?

I play an obscure game that has very little Web presence. Over the years, the group that I play with has struggled through many questions about rules, implementation, DMing, etc. for this game. Can ...
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Etiquette for revisiting an old question

I asked a question a while back about quasi-liches and got a few responses and even selected a suitable answer. But now I have found a newly published answer to the question. How should I go about ...
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How can I share research data?

Ever since starting to build characters, I have struggled with trying to understand weapon damage and the merits of modifiers. After someone suggested that a 1d6 weapon with duelling hit stronger than ...
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