I noticed a question which was apparently spam but was answered by a high profile user (and accepted as the answer). I was wondering what's going on? My first guess would be that the user in question (the one providing the answer) is (at least for this answer) just a bot. Here's the screen shot (the questions URL is/was https://superuser.com/questions/1471367):
I noticed a question which was apparently spam but was answered by a high profile user
The spammer edited his question 17 minutes after it was posted and replaced a valid question with spam.
Screenshot of original question as posted:
The original question was answered 4 minutes before it was edited.