How do multiple Answers in a post get Accepted?

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What situations allow multiple Answers in a thread (less than a week old) to get Accept-clicked, as seems to have occurred here:
Matt J
Matt J on 20 Dec 2012
Edited: Matt J on 20 Dec 2012
@Kye - if you convert your comment to an Answer, I'll upvote it and you will get extra points! You can do the same for me by upvoting the question ;)

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Matt J
Matt J on 4 Jan 2013
Just closing this.

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Kye Taylor
Kye Taylor on 20 Dec 2012
Hahaha thanks @Matt J...
Extra +1 to us for stumbling on the bug!

Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 20 Dec 2012
I wonder is Randy is experimenting with the ability to "Unanswer" a question and mark the better one as the "Answer" - something a lot of people have been asking for for a long time, though I suspect he tries this stuff out first on a sandbox, non-production copy of the database rather than the production one.
Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 21 Apr 2013
It looks like multiple answers can now be done. Have you added that capability? For example I saw it in this posting. Though only one of the "Answerers" is listed on the main topic view.

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