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Can something be done when OP does not agree with an upvoted answer?

Nothing really needs to be done. How people vote and accept answers is entirely personal and beyond the control of anybody including diamond moderators. And as the old adage goes, you cannot make ...
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Etiquette for revisiting an old question

No question is too old to answer, and there's no stigma against giving a good answer even if it's to your own question! As counter-intuitive as it may seem, the Stack Exchange isn't really about ...
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Are self-answer questions still allowed?

Self Answers to questions are good Across Stack Exchange, there's always been a stigma against self-answered questions due to the perception that this is intended to function as a kind of Reputation ...
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Is there a way to let someone else decide which answer to accept? How should accepting self-answers be handled?

This sounds like an ideal case for accepting your own answer. Go ahead. To answer your questions: Is there a way to pass the right to accept answers to another user or a group of users? There is ...
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Can I ask self-answered questions about obscure games?

Yes, you may do that. This is in fact exactly the kind of scenario for which self-answered questions exist: describe a problem you've experienced and ask how to resolve it, then provide the solution ...
doppelgreener's user avatar
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Are self-answer questions still allowed?

Absolutely! There hasn't been a change in policy and we still do it (some of us more than others:) )
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Answering own questions

Answering your own question when you've found the answer is fine, and even encouraged: there's even a badge for it! The Ask Question page has an “Answer your own question” checkbox available for a ...
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Can I ask self-answered questions about obscure games?

Can and should. The stack welcomes this kind of FAQ behaviour by design. Stack Exchange is a network of sites with one goal in mind: To build a knowledge base on each particular subject. Can I answer ...
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How can I share research data?

It sounds like the you've got the basis for a self-answered question I'm going to reiterate a basic premise of the site, because I think the specific perspective will be useful: Our Questions give a ...
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What's wrong with this answer?

This answer is not useful because it's incorrect Despite the fact that "special attack" was a game term in previous versions, there is no such thing in 5e. The word "special" does ...
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Question for others as opposed to me

Absolutely, in fact its encouraged and I believe there is even a badge you can earn for doing it.
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Is it appropriate to post a question to illustrate the Chronicles of Darkness combat system?

Yes, sorta. I agree with V2 that the way you pose it in your post here--"what's a good example of combat"--would be broad and unclear. However, it sounds like you've experienced difficulty ...
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My solution derives from several answers and comments, what to do?

It looks like EngineerToast has now posted their own answer based on their comment (after some encouragement and help from the community), so you might consider choosing that for your accepted answer ...
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How can I share research data?

Be careful not to smuggle the question's clarity into the answer. Someone_Evil's answer provides some helpful guidance here, but there is one trap in particular that I hope I can help you avoid. When ...
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Is it appropriate to post a question to illustrate the Chronicles of Darkness combat system?

In the words of Mick Jones of Big Audio Dynamite, "Break it on down — bless you." It's so much easier to address these kinds of things when you've got discrete questions at the decision points than in ...
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How to share what actually happened, after what I asked about is resolved?

Edit an update onto the end of your question to let viewers know how it went In cases like these I think it's acceptable to add edit an addendum onto your original question that describes which ...
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Is it appropriate to post a question to illustrate the Chronicles of Darkness combat system?

It'd likely be too broad, as currently worded I'm not familiar with the CoD combat system in particular. However, a question asking generically "How does combat work?" seems too broad, as ...
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