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answers category unanswered and answered switched Answered


to reproduce: at page https://www.instructables.com/tag/type-question/

press unanswered and get a list of questions with answers

hit back on your browser

press answered  and get a list of questions without answers

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kill-a-watt
kill-a-watt

10 years ago

clarification: if you click on answered, you get a list of questions, no tally of total answers is displayed , but the "best answer" seems to have been selected. if you click on unanswered, you get a list of questions, and a tally of how many answers those "unanswered" questions have already attracted. It looks as though there's not "best answer" So this looks like a poor user interface rather than a bug. The "answered" questions have a best answer selected and the "unanswered" question may indeed have already been answered, just that a "best answer" has not been selected.

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 10 years ago

That's correct. "Answered" means someone provided a response which the author identified as Best Answer. Unanswered means that the author doesn't like any of the responses (or the author is too lazy to mark one of them Best).