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Should accepted answers still be pinned to the top of the list of answers?

I looked at the data a bit using this SEDE query. There are 704 questions where the accepted answer is outscored by another answer. In 486 questions the difference in score between the accepted answer ...
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Should accepted answers still be pinned to the top of the list of answers?

I like the idea of going by score only as for the most part the accepted answer will have the highest score. However there will be times when an answer is accepted because it was what the OP wanted to ...
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Answer sorting on this meta

I think this is a good idea, and the answer sorting should be accepted-answer agnostic as on the main politics site. This should be technically feasible, see this question on Meta.SE: Site settings ...
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Should accepted answers still be pinned to the top of the list of answers?

I feel like there should be ('should' is a funny word) a hybrid model here which weights the accepted answer as higher scoring than it's actual votes, but does not automatically pin that response. For ...
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Answer sorting on this meta

Thanks for your patience in getting this change enacted here. I've changed the site setting for this Meta site for you as of just now. If at some point in the future you want to go back to pinning ...
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Should accepted answers still be pinned to the top of the list of answers?

I'm not sure that unpinning is really needed here. Answers on politics rarely become "outdated" like they do on SO and the other technical sites, especially not on the same time scales. Yes, ...
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