Questions tagged [self-answer]

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A mod removed my answer (referencing the answer from comments) to my question saying it doesn't answer it

I have a question about my Cross Validated post: Statistics: what kind of test to use to test this hypothesis? A member commented on my question in detail, and that comment did answer my question. I ...
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If someone answered my question outside CV, can I post the answer myself and accept?

I asked a question on CV and linked it to an author of a paper. They are not on CV, but gave me an answer. Is it OK to post it as an answer, as long as I say who it is from and that it isn't my own ...
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How are people asking and answering their same question within minutes?

I came upon this question which I thought was an interesting probability question and a detailed answer so I upvoted both. What are the mean and variance of a 0-censored multivariate normal? Then I ...
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I asked 2 questions in 1 post, now I have 2 answers, each one answers another question, which one to accept?

In 1 post I asked 2 questions. I asked them together, since they occurred together for me, even though in hindsight I could've asked them separately. However, now I have an answer that answers my ...
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Follow-on to a question with too much scope

I am really enjoying working through the problem here. I could write a dozen articles for my question. It is a good question, but it is extensible. It addresses a big area. Do you recommend that I:...
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Is there any point to accepting your own (lone) answer?

I have at least one question that I'm the only person to provide an answer to. I haven't accepted my own answer. (I couldn't see the point, to be honest, obviously I think it answers the question, ...
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