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>Absolute positioning has been my goto for positioning elements (almost arbitrarily) within a container.
In general, I believe that absolute/relative positioning should only be used for specific effects (overlaps etc).
There are better and more robust methods of laying out web pages (float, inline-blocks etc) that are more responsive and easier to update & maintain.