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What makes Aspect ↔ Boost conversion Stunts worthwhile?

Aspects are true. Boosts aren't, really. Just to restate the full text of the stunts you're talking about, you trade a Boost for an Aspect with a free invoke on it: Heavy Hitter. When you succeed ...
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How long do Boosts stay around, if not invoked immediately or obviated by situation-change?

As you've seen across the various iterations of Fate, boosts don't have a set duration but they're "super-transient"1 because they represent fleeting advantages and disadvantages. The rule of thumb is ...
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Circlet of Persuasion an ODD boost that begs for explanation?

Nope. The question you linked specifically speaks of odd-numbered boosts to attributes (strength, dexterity etc). These bonuses will have a varying benefit for the player depending on their unmodified ...
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Is it okay to go beyond the rules for Aspects/Boosts?

"In my head (there are all these narrative details)." And that's all they are. They aren't invokable unless a Rule made it so. When the player decided not to gain a Boost by not down-shifting, they ...
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How long do Boosts stay around, if not invoked immediately or obviated by situation-change?

For what it's worth, I found the following in Fate Core on page 149, describing how to run Challenges: If you have any boosts that went unused in the challenge, feel free to keep them around for ...
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