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Comments serve an auxiliary function; they exist to support the all-important questions and answers. The goal is not to generate more comments, but better Q&A. As such, you should assume that comments will be temporary; if you're putting information into a comment that would be nice to have around long-term, consider trying to work it into the question ...


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When sorting by votes, the accepted answer is promoted to the top, regardless of votes - unless it's a self-answer, in which case normal vote sort is used without promotion. See also: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/01/accept-your-own-answers/ No change in sort order. Normally, accepted answers are “docked” under the question. This is not true for ...


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Yes, when a user is removed without their votes being retained, the votes are nullified, hence your rep change. (If the votes were to be kept, the Community user would take ownership of them.) Therefore, removed votes no longer contribute to the post score. There is no simple way to figure out which posts were affected. Vote removal due to user deletion ...


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Visio questions are on topic here. Microsoft Visio is desktop software and not a programming tool, so it fits here (as opposed to Stack Overflow or Web Apps). Excerpted from the help center, emphasis mine: Super User is for computer enthusiasts and power users. If you have a question about … computer hardware, computer software, or personal ...


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I would have accepted the answer you did. I really like that it quoted the different questions; that made it much easier to read. Speaking of different questions, asking so many different things in one post is frowned upon (and why your question was closed as too broad). The accepted answer is to the point where appropriate (e.g. in response to #3) and ...


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