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Can answers to questions contain code written in a different language?

This is in regards to Solving the Lazy Hobo Riddle. Is it acceptable to have answers that have code written in a different language than the OP's? The OP has since accepted an answer, but others are ...
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Can you have an answer without any code in the question?

I was doing some reviewing earlier when I came across this question, which in my view doesn't have sufficient code to constitute a reviewable question. It essentially consists of a data structure <...
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"Obsolete" comment flags

I've recently started using the "Obsolete" comment flag for comments that add no value to a post, but that are intended at notifying a user of something - like a "Thank you!" comment, for example. My ...
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How should I improve my flags?

I came across a question that was using odd tabbing and I suspected it to be a copy and paste error. I commented on the post to ask if this were the case. This lead to roughly the following comments: ...
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Question about flagging my own question

I have just recently asked this question in Code Review, and an answer to my question was found in StackOverflow minutes later. Is it a good idea to flag my own question as a duplicate since the ...
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Flagged post without flagging

This question has been closed by votes: I was the last close vote on this question. Does that automatically flag this post when there are no ...
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