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Why was my answer downvoted?

I posted an answer here to a... not-so-great question. Why was it downvoted? The answer I gave was unarguably the best possible answer for that question. Are the people who didn't like the question ...
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This question about movie–only Treebeard quote seems to have too many speculative answers

Treebeard: "I always like going South, somehow it feels like going downhill." - Is it really? The question is not asking for speculation — as would obviously not be accepted by most here.1 ...
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Can this post be un-community wiki-ed?

Bit of a boring one, this one. As per this can a moderator please change this post back to a Dark Lord post from a community wiki? I'm on mobile and I simply pressed the wrong button. I assumed I'd ...
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Can I add a note to my own incorrect story ID answer, explaining why it is incorrect?

Background Over a year ago, a story ID request was asked, about a lone man manning some sort of space station. I answered it, and even though my guess wasn't the actual story the querant was looking ...
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Why were these flags on an answer that gave the original source (non-comic) of a quote on a question that wanted the comic source declined?

I (and a few other people) flagged this answer as Not An Answer. This is the full text of the answer: This quote is a paraphrase of Luke 12:48 where Jesus says "to whom much is given, much will be ...
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Should this answer about who played Seeker for the Gryffindor Quidditch game in the first Harry Potter book have been deleted?

This answer, to a question about who played Seeker for the Gryffindor Quidditch team in the first Harry Potter book, said this: During a conversation before the first quidditch match in 'Harry ...
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Why were the “Not an Answer” flags on this post about wandless magic in Harry Potter declined?

Are there any spells that a wizard/witch can cast without a wand in the Harry Potter universe? This question was "answered" by a post going off on a tangent about soldiers being able to fight without ...
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Request to undelete answer that has been edited into correctness

Science Fiction Short Story about Computer controlled Utopia The author wrote a follow-up that was actually a modification to their question, and it was deleted. They have since added the answer, but ...
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Should we make this answer Community Wiki?

Is there an official Marvel Cinematic Universe viewing order? This answer is an ever-growing list which looks good for community wiki thing. Other users update the answer time to time (when new MCU ...
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How does this answer about L. B. and werewolves in Harry Potter answer the question?

This answer was posted as an answer to the question How many children in Harry's year die?. This is the text of the answer (spoilered because spoilers): The answer gives an example of someone who ...