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what could be an acceptable way to add a fix to an accepted answer?

I have a question regarding calculating the space used by a table, indexes, etc. Someone just used the scripts they got from the beautiful answer to that question, and noticed it did not work for sql ...
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Searching my own answers

Is there a way to search answers written by me for specific word/words? I am looking at these because sometimes I look at a question and realize answering similar before and trying to locate that ...
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how to prevent other people's comments from being deleted?

yesterday (12-jun-2017) I posted 2 questions and none of them was answered directly, however, the comments people posted were very useful and they enlighted me to do what I needed to do with ...
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If an answer has more upvotes than my chosen answer should I change my chosen answer for the sake of readers in the future?

I have a question HERE which has more up-votes for an answer I have not chosen than the answer I have. What I want to know is if an answer has more up-votes than my chosen answer should I change my ...
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Should we add answers when the best answer already exists?

I'm not suggesting we game the system, but one of the Area 51 metrics that will be evaluated at the end of the beta is the answer ratio described as: 2.5 answers per question is good, only 1 answer ...
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Are there any regulations on 'right' answers that just contain links?

I asked this question, and the answer provides a link to exactly what I was wanting to know. I'd like to mark his as 'accepted answer', but it seems simply providing a link won't draw people to the ...