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36 votes

Should you ask/answer your own questions to make a public KB?

Absolutely! Posting self-answered questions is encouraged and there is even a built-in provision to simplify doing it. Just don't fill up the site with trivial stuff. And if you start posting tons ...
fixer1234's user avatar
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Should a question about a bug in software be answered or closed when the bug is fixed?

Yes, the question should be answered A bug being fixed is an excellent candidate for an answer to a question. It neatly encapsulates that: there was a problem, the developers confirmed it, they fixed ...
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Can a Q&A be too minor?

In my understanding, that other meta question means that you should first do some research on your problem (e.g. a Google search) before asking a question. If you can't find the answer after some ...
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Why can I not answer my own question - is this a bug?

I suspect this is a quirk rather than an outright bug. I suspect several features came in to play. Your question had been protected due to poor answers such as people effectively saying "me too". ...
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