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The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code

The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code. The help says that writing --- generates a horizontal rule <hr/>. However, when I write ---, the site generates ...
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What does the colour green mean when applied to answers notation on the left?

Still figuring out this site and came across this bit of confusion. Screenshot: Question: Why do some answers in the question list page appear in Green and some do not? This is not clear to me. ...
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Answers, answers, answers

Over the past 12 months User Experience Stack Exchange has been attracting more and more visitors. This is a good thing. However, something that isn't growing in number are ANSWERS. We're getting ...
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Is it OK to post animated .gif's in answers?

I haven't seen any answers supported with animated .gif's to convey an interaction. I'm hesitant to post one if it has already been deemed as polluting the answers field. The only .gif reference I ...
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101 points but not allowed to answer?

I tried to give an answer to What to call "Cancel" when "Cancel" is already the default action?. I have 101 points because of my association bonus. But I didn't find the «Answer» ...
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Are one-line answers to terminology questions acceptable?

I've noticed the "Low Quality Posts" review topic frequently flags up answers to terminology questions (usually "What should I call X?" questions), which consist of a short, simple answer (usually ...
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Where can I find a history/log of the featured questions?

If I've understood this correctly, then all the "bounty" questions are listed in the "featured" section. Right? But once the bounty is awarded, then they disappear from that list. Since many of ...
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How do Accepted Answers work on User Experience?

What are Accepted Answers and how are they different on User Experience? Should I accept answers to my questions? Should I refrain from answering a question with an accepted answer?
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Proposal: Handcraft integration with UX.SE so members can easily add HTML mockups to answers

Lately I've been making HTML mockups for some of my answers. Here are two examples: Interactive table - with many levels of information How to make a 20-field online form more user friendly? I've ...
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What makes a good answer?

The FAQ describes what makes a good question, but not what makes a good answer. I think at this point most of us know quite well how to distinguish a good answer from a not-so-good answer, so we ...
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How can we encourage more references in answers?

I've noticed lately that we've been slacking off in backing up answers with sources. Eric's question about extending and curating answers got me thinking about it more. It's a worrisome trend. If we ...
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How much should we care about the ratio of accepted answers?

Since StackExchange UI is much more about subjectivity than objective correctness, I doubt we'll ever see the kind of ratio of accepted answers sites like StackOverflow, SuperUser or Cooking (!) are ...