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Following up on this decision: Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers

Stack Exchange will be altering the way accepted answers work. Accepted answers will no longer have to be pinned at the top. Instead, it is possible to rank the answers based purely on their score, with the accepted answer somewhere among them.

We, as a community, can decide if we want to have this new behaviour on our site or not. Be aware that this is a setting that is toggled for the whole site. No one can change this behaviour except for staff at Stack Exchange.

Please vote for one of the answers below to weigh in on the decision.

(You can also add in your own answer if you have any more questions or remarks.)

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    I can't vote for the answers I myself created, so I'm registering my vote here: YES, unpin accepted answers
    – PieBie Mod
    Sep 20 at 11:41
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YES, unpin accepted answers

Yes, we want the new behaviour where accepted answers are no longer pinned at the top, but rather sorted amongst the other answers based on their score.

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NO, keep pinning accepted answers

No, we do not want the new behaviour. Keep pinning accepted answers to the top of the list, regardless of their score or the score of other answers.

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  • It seems we will be unpinning the accepted answers. However, Glorfindel has written a user script that pins them back if you really want this behaviour back: meta.stackexchange.com/a/369579/297831
    – PieBie Mod
    Oct 20 at 12:35

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