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Q&A Let's improve how we handle duplicates

Currently, marking a question as a duplicate is part of question closure. Duplicates are a little different from other close reasons, though -- often the question itself is clear, complete, and o...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A I can flag a post as a duplicate while it is already has been closed as a duplicate

I can flag a post as duplicate while it is already has been closed as duplicate. For example, go to this question, this question has been already closed as duplicate by a moderator but I can still...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Q&A flagging as duplicate without any details shouldn't be allowed

I was reading this question. I was trying to flag something as duplicate. When I tried to flag as duplicate with no details, I got the message Thanks! A moderator will review your flag. That m...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A closure-as-duplicate post notice is inaccurate

The question post "Drafting the Codidact Arbitration &amp; Review Panel" is closed as a duplicate of the later "Second Iteration of Drafting the Codidact Arbitration &amp; Review Panel" and has a n...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Allow OP to self-close questions

After I asked a question, it was pointed out in the comments that it may possibly be a duplicate of another question. I was inclined to agree and wanted to close it. However, the only option I see[...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by ploni‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A It is possible to close a question as duplicate to itself.

I wanted to close one of my own meta posts as duplicate, but accidentally pasted the URL to the question I was closing. The site accepted that the post got closed as duplicate to itself. In my opi...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Cannot close question as a duplicate: need to improve user experience

Update You can only close a question when you have 250 rep. Hence, the user experience needs to be improved. My suggestion: hide close button until user has 250 rep. Original question I tried to...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Wikis‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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