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Thread poster: Niamh Lynch

Niamh Lynch
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Dec 2, 2006

Hello,

I am new to asking questions on Kudoz, so forgive me if the answer to this question is blindingly obvious. I asked a question a few days ago, and got email notification of 4 answers. When I actually go to the question on Proz, however, I can only see two answers, and the one I want to award the points to is one of the two that do NOT appear. Where have my answers gone?! Thanks.


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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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The answerer has hidden the answer Dec 2, 2006

An answerer can hide an answer, making it invisible to everyone except him/herself. People do this when they become convinced that their answer is incorrect or that another answer is better.

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Niamh Lynch
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awarding points Dec 5, 2006

Thanks for that, I just assumed that it would say on the question itself or in the email that answers had been hidden - I think it mentioned it on one but I didn't notice on the other. Does that mean that I cannot award points to the answers I think are correct because they are hidden? Both hidden answers were the same.

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Natalie  Identity Verified
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Hi Niamh Dec 5, 2006

niamh lynch wrote:
Does that mean that I cannot award points to the answers I think are correct because they are hidden?


In such cases - no, you can't. You may either award points to another answer (if it is correct and helpful) or close the question without grading (there is such possibility).


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Paul Tu
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My answers went AWOL Jan 14, 2007

My problem is a little different. I answered some Kudoz questions but my answers did not appeared even if I did not click "Hide answer". How do I correct this?

[Edited at 2007-01-14 12:14]


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