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Is direct criticism of another answer in your own answer ok?

There are many posts on this site where users write something along the lines of "this extends SoAndSo's answer" or "this complements SoAndSo's answer," so it seems reasonable that ...
Kyle Kanos's user avatar
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What to do when a non-duplicate question has the answer?

If the questions are not duplicates, they should not be closed as duplicates. Of course there is interpretational leeway in how similar questions need to be to justify closing one as the duplicate of ...
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Is direct criticism of another answer in your own answer ok?

Is direct criticism of another answer in your own answer ok? I think such references should be avoided (and are often annoying to me). They should be avoided for the same reasons that any distraction ...
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Is there some rule regarding a user posting the same answer at different (but similar) questions?

I've seen some instances of this strategy lately -- posting the same answer in response to many different old questions -- and wanted to point out what I think is the most (and perhaps only) serious ...
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