Today I just give the answer to this question

How to add css only for checkout page of rwd theme in Magento 1.9.0

and same time other user


Also, gives her answer in a different way

But when she show my answer accepted instead of her

she update her answer and tell to OP that she has already updated her answer and force OP to accept her answer

here is her update history


Is this kind of behavior allowed?

Here is here chat screenshot with that user

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    thanks for posting this question :)
    – Piyush
    Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 7:08
  • 2
    @piyush I saw that you also give answer to that question but you deleted your answer after knowing real problem,I appriciate your behaviour Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 7:42
  • @Piyush is this kind of things happened with you ?? Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 8:10
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    Yes I have faced this too, as I have mentioned in my comment on Amit's answer , here is the link to answer magento.stackexchange.com/a/176303/20064
    – Piyush
    Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 8:13
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    She reverted these changes and now the accepted answer is just wrong ...
    – sv3n
    Commented Oct 17, 2017 at 7:29

4 Answers 4



we cannot prove that she is copied your code logically but as per human behavior as,it is truly indicated that she was copied code.

Because of she's code has mistake a <<checkout_onepage_index> translate="label"> ,So should not run.

But it is bad that Abhilash Narayan has accepted without worked. As this an user call so , we did not stop him to accept the answer.

In case, i guess ,we can only **do down vote to rite rose answer**.

Also upvote correct answer.

As suggestion,Murtuza Zabuawala donot mind this type work from other user. You will see lot time.

Please carry on your good answer to mse

  • Thank you bro for supporting me, As @Abhilesh has accepted my answer first and then Rita show that then she updated and you can see by expanding chat Abhilesh tell her that my answer worked for him , then she edited her answer according to my answer, and even she does not stop here and tell abhilesh that she has already updated her answer even before me you can see that comment in screenshot, right now she has deleted that comment Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 5:48
  • Thank you Bro, she realize her mistake and updated her answer. Thank you for your supprot Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 6:18
  • same happened with me , a user copied my answer just after 20-30 minutes of my post, that user just changed the variable names in his answer. After answer he just keep commenting on OP's question so his answer can be noticed first and at last OP accepted his answer. I flagged that answer for moderator intervention and was marked helpful, but no action was taken.
    – Piyush
    Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 7:04

Let's look at this from 2 different aspects.

  1. The legal one: Yep it's legal. A user can edit his/her answer whenever he/she wants as long as the terms and conditions are followed. If there are clear signs of plagiarism then there is a problem, but in this case your answer was a short one and It's not really obvious that the other user copied your content. There are significant differences between the 2 answers. Also one user can accept any answer without the need to explain the choice.
  2. The moral one: Is this moral? Not really, but there no destructive actions can be taken against the accepted answer just for that. All you can do is leave a comment under the other answer saying that this is not moral. Just make sure you keep it clean.
  • Yes, marius, i am agree with your point
    – Amit Bera Mod
    Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 7:28
  • @Marius I also know that we can not take any destructive action against her, but I just want to warn her so that she doesn't do this kind of things with others Commented Oct 13, 2017 at 7:45

I am sorry that you feel bad for such an immoral action. But we cannot do anything in this situation against the answerer.

As a community member, you should not feel bad now because you have 8k points in the site which itself shows your positive inputs to the community. But Rita is a starter and we should appreciate her efforts to answer the question.

Here the "immoral" behavior came from the OP in my opinion. He resolved his issue from your answer and hence accepted it. Then he just gives credits to Rita's answer. There may be multiple reasons for that. It may be due to:

  • Rita may be his friend.
  • He felt that Rita's answer is more descriptive than yours and thought that answer is better than yours (in later stage).
  • etc etc.

As you can see, reasons are plenty. Suppose the second one is OP's reason to accept her answer, does it become immoral? It's a question that we need to ask ourself.

The point here is, you are doing well here and you should always try to be a good community member. Good community member always improves the content of this site and always have a positive approach to any action. A good community member also encourages other community members for their contribution.

If they did anything wrong or immoral, then you should guide them and tell them through a comment that it is not what we expect from a community behavior.

We are not here to teach others morality, but help each other and improve the content of this site.

So emotions aside... a positive and a helping mentality beside. :)

  • Thank you bro , I don't have any question to OP as you can see I haven't mentioned that he has done this and anything like that because at that time OP has just 6 reputations so it's understandable he is quite new, but I have problem with Rita as she copied the things and even after she lies to OP Commented Oct 16, 2017 at 5:30

Give answer and expect nothing that my mote on MSE. I recommend same to you. If someone copy your answer let them copy. Gaining some extra FAKE POINT does not make them good developer. In the end it is OP choice which answer they accept. Don't take thing seriously on MSE. I think the single comment was enough for this kind of behavior or directly contact with MOD.

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