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Why close an answered question?

No, accepting an answer has nothing at all to do with closing (putting on hold). Basically, questions that are off topic should always be closed. Irrespective of whether they have an answer. This is ...
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Answers in Comments

You should make (if you can) a community wiki post: In it, have this: Answered by XYZ *link to profile) in comments (link to comment): Comment content goes here, to explain the answer. My ...
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Can a bounty be redacted?

It didn't simply disappear. It wasn't awarded to anyone, that's all. Look at the revision history: You need answers with score >= 2 for automatic awards.
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Can a bounty be redacted?

Moderators can remove bounties, but this is only done under very special and rather rare circumstances (mostly if a question needs to be closed). Bounty history is in the revision history
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Why close an answered question?

Sometimes it's right to close an answered question. But that particular closure was wrong. The sub-reason of off-topic that was selected was: This describes a problem that can't be reproduced that ...
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Answers in Comments

Have a look here first. Disclaimer: I am not a moderator; I do not set policies, so this is just a personal opinion. (And a very obvious one) ;-) As a new user it's always difficult: The first 50 ...
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Can I sort (question accroding to ) recently answered &/or accepted question?

It is almost possible to have what you need, using the search functionality. Recently Answered Questions The following query would search for all answers and sort them by the newest answer. https://...
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When reviewing answers, how can I view other answers for the post?

Click the "link" button in the sidebar on the right. Source: muru's answer here - it also has some related info.
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What to do with this specific answer variation in the question?

You can comment that the OP can still award the bounty to any answer he likes. Self-answer does not mean that the bounty is awarded to the OP or to noone. OP can still convert it to an answer, or you ...
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