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Is deleting really wrong answers OK according to the rules?

There are some answers on this site that are just plain out 100% wrong (explained why wrong in the comments, and usually downvoted). We can't flag them for moderators to delete (that usually gets ...
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What can I do when a question has an old, accepted, and +25 voted **100% incorrect answer** contradicted by canon?

I just ran into a question which has an answer that is: 100% canonically wrong (as in, its conclusion is directly fully contradicted by canon) But it's old, has 25 upvotes, and is accepted (and the ...
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Is it acceptable to edit in “This answer is wrong” header into a wrong but upvoted answer?

Thanks to Yet Another Hot Question List Ignorance Incident, we have a question with an answer that is 100% wrong and contradicted by canon, yet upvoted to 50+ upvotes. So far, I posted a correct ...
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What can be done to **effectively** combat 100% wrong answers that generate more upvotes than correct answers?

For example, here: Do (weaponized) lasers exist in the Star Wars universe? @Zato posted a what-seemed-at-the-moment-correct answer, which generated tons of upvotes (10) stating "no such examples ...