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Why is this accepted answer not at the top?

I found this question from a Google search. I noticed the accepted answer is second, even though it is accepted and has significantly more votes than the "top" answer. This question on meta says that ...
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Randomise order of 'Answered questions' responses for Election events

I'm not sure if the actual candidates in the election are randomly ordered, but I've noticed that as the default (is rightly imo) set to show the highest voted answer - currently David Postill appears ...
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How can I find question that have newly assigned bounties?

Assume there are 150 questions featured/with bounty, and I have read them all. An hour later I come back, and now there are 152. Currently, it seems I need to scroll through and read all 152 to find ...
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Sorting Questions by Most Views and Filtering

A few questions about sorting and filtering: Is it possible to sort questions by the number of views (not votes)? How? Can I combine sorting (by votes, views) with filters (unanswered, featured)? How?...
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Why sometimes the selected answer is not the top answer? [duplicate]

I was under the impression the accepted answer gets always displayed before the other answer. However, I have noticed cases this does not happen, such as in this question: How to get Google Desktop ...
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Sorting is showing lower scored answer above higher one, neither accepted

It was my understanding that answers to questions on all SE sites are sorted by descending net votes, with the accepted answer (if there is one) pinned to the top. However, the answers to this ...
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I thought the accepted answer is always listed first - here it is second. Huh?

How is it possible that this question has the top-voted-but-not-accepted answer listed first, instead of the accepted answer? What's the easiest way to get text onto a Kindle?
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Front page isn't always chronological

I just edited this post and reloaded the front page. It had already updated the topic (the one with 10 up votes) to include my modification (55s ago Daniel Beck), but its position was out of the usual,...
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Tag order on the user profile page

As a feature, can the tags be ordered first by score, then alphabetically? As it is, it is hard to find a particular tag. It would also be nice to be able to just sort alphabetically.