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What to do with an old answer if I want to change it completely

This recent edition to a high votes answer is interesting: What is the historical background of the current Ukraine crisis (2014)? The most voted answer was edited by the user, saying: "I re-...
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Why are anachronistic, ahistorical & prescriptive wrong answers preferred over those to the contrary with direct evidence from medieval manuscripts?

A question with the focus on (To clarify, I am asking whether there was typographical error in the aforementioned chronicle) What is the reasoning behind these huge numbers for participants in the ...
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Correcting wrong answers: a question of trustworthiness of history.SE

Is there any way to correct the wrong answers in the Wrong answers are accepted as the correct answer in some questions. When googling the results from history.SE also appear on the first ...
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Should preferential sorting for "Accepted" answers be removed?

Background The idea of an "Accepted" answer that can only be awarded by the asker makes a lot of sense on Stack Overflow and other sites where people are trying to solve an immediate problem. There ...
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