13 votes
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High Votes on High Rep Users' Posts

Were these simplest of the simplest answers that got a lot of votes posted for questions that made it to the Hot Network Questions list? It's a common enough event that simple answers to HNQs get ...
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9 votes
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Respinning ISO or upgrading/downgrading the kernel fixes sound (apparently)

This answer is not an answer(!) but a comment on your answer that is too long for the comment character limit. Users with more than 10k reputation are able to see deleted posts. Those users see ...
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9 votes

High Votes on High Rep Users' Posts

I have posted what I considered well-founded, well-researched answers that gathered not one point. I have posted two line answers that I considered trivial that got many points. AU giveth and AU ...
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8 votes

High Votes on High Rep Users' Posts

High-rep users are more likely to be longer around and much more likely to answer the easy questions that many users run into and thus get more attention and upvotes. Well-researched answers are ...
8 votes
Accepted

What is the appropriate action on the answers by the original developer/author of the project regardless of the content?

I don't think it's an inappropriate or unhelpful answer and it does our users no benefit to remove it. It could certainly be better. Ideas: An explanation that they're the co-owner of the company ...
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3 votes

What to do about highly rated and accepted answers that are wrong?

Essentially, we do nothing. The issue isn't the community, it's the infrastructure system we have in place and the reputation/voting/scoring system. Firstly, we can't unaccept answers. Only the ...
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3 votes

High Votes on High Rep Users' Posts

It's human nature to reward the popular. I know that's not the technical or preferred answer but it's just the way the cookie crumbles.
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3 votes

High Votes on High Rep Users' Posts

It might be also due to errors in the system because for example I get this particular post in my feed as "featured Meta post" and this is the second time this happens in a week. In my opinion this is ...
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