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Method to get answers accepted if OP is unregistered

On Ask Different especially, a significant proportion of questions are asked by unregistered users who are then unable to accept an answer to their question as correct. This is a massive disincentive ...
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How does answers to questions that was asked by a deleted user get accepted?

Does answers to questions that was asked by deleted users ever get accepted? An example to this is in this question, were the user seems to have be deleted: How can I watch an AVI file on my iPhone? ...
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Recent answers to version-tagged questions

In How to open time machine progress bar window I asked a question regarding the version of OS X I had installed at that time, namely Lion. I got an answer matching that version, indicating that what ...
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How to find my answers where another answer has been accepted?

I am trying to do some cleaning. Is there a way to find out in my answers' history (1500), if there is a another answer to the same post that has been accepted? Here is example of why:
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Answering your own question

I've always wondered what the proper way to go about this is. I posted a question on both Apple Support Communities and Ask Different. I got a response on the Support Communities first and it solved ...
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The accepted answer is wrong

An answer has been marked as "Accepted" but is clearly wrong. Is there anything that can be done about this? This is the url: How to set a default font for outgoing messages in Mail on Lion Thanks.
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How should I handle an accepted answer that's no longer “correct”?

What was (or at least at the time appeared to be) a correct answer to a question of mine is now (possibly due to software changes by Apple) no longer resolves my question. I've already accepted this ...
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Correct answer in the past, but now wrong! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can users do to address orphaned questions with newer/better answers? Is it possible to correct an answer acception? I answered this question in January 2011 and the ...
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What can users do to address orphaned questions with newer/better answers?

Now that the dust is settling over Lion and iOS 5, there are a large amount of questions that had been asked in the past that had either a workaround or a not-quite direct answer, but now there is a ...