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Why is it so common to find answers with more upvotes than questions?

I was reading through some interesting questions this weekend and realized that there are a number of questions with less up votes than the answer. I'm intrigued about this "phenomenon". If a question ...
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Adding an answer to a question that already has an accepted

I sometimes find that a better answer can be provided to a question answered a few years earlier. But the user who posted the question is probably long gone. Is there a point in adding an answer ...
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How can I mark an answer if I don't know which is correct?

I have this question How can I put minerals back into distilled or reverse osmosis water? The trouble is I don't know who is correct. I would normally go off vote count, but no one has over 1 vote. ...
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How long should you wait to accept an answer?

I've asked a couple questions here and I was just wondering what kind of time frame should I be looking at before accepting an answer? Since this is a beta site I'm inclined to leave it open longer to ...
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Should there be a forced delay before getting an accepted answer?

I have seen several examples of the following: Question is posted, one hour later an answer is posted, then the answer gets accepted. I am fine with the questioners prerogative to say thats a good ...
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Why weren't my accepted answers from BrewAdvice imported

I just noticed that I have a 0% acceptance rate. On BrewAdvice I had accepted answers to nearly all of the questions I asked. While my questions have been nicely imported into this site, I notice ...
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What's the criteria for accepting an answer?

On sites like StackOverflow it's pretty cut and dry, if someone's answer fixes your problem, you mark it as correct. Here, however, it's a much different story. Should you mark the correct answer if ...