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Why bumping a question which is dormant while OP is absent for long time

This particular bump has successfully served its purpose. I just looked at the (public) reputation histories of the answerers there to confirm that the answers just got upvoted — before the bump, the ...
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Answer acceptance rate is catastrophic; how to encourage askers to accept?

It seems to me that the problem is that many people asking questions don't stick around long enough to follow up by accepting the answer. Or, they don't like the answer or answers, and they don't ...
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Answer acceptance rate is catastrophic; how to encourage askers to accept?

I’ve just started out on HAM and I’m looking forward to benefiting from participating on this site. Over on DBA.SE where I am a 8k rep user, we have similar issues. There have been Meta Q&A’s ...
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Answer acceptance rate is catastrophic; how to encourage askers to accept?

Kevin suggested that we look at the problem as: "not enough following up" rather than "not enough accepts"? That's an interesting thought. Maybe we should develop a habit of ending answers with ...

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