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Is there a standard policy on answering old questions? What about questions that have already had accepted answers?
I don't want to flood the top of the queue with old questions simply because I supplied an answer. I guess a follow-on comment would be that it would be nice if either
- Questions older than such-and-such a date didn't jump to the top, or
- There was a checkbox for old questions that said, "do not move question to the top."
asked Apr 3, 2013 at 14:11
Chris GreggChris Gregg
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I don't see anything wrong with the fact that new answers to old questions come to the top, on the contrary. I certainly would like to see new answers, and be able to up/down-vote them.
If you want to avoid flooding the front page with old questions, then perhaps don't submit too many answers at once :)
answered Apr 3, 2013 at 14:22
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