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Q&A List all duplicates for a question on the target question's page

Currently when viewing a post, there is no indication that it's being used as a duplicate target. As a curator, it's useful information to me that when I view a question, I am also informed if any...

1 answer  ·  posted 9d ago by Andreas‭  ·  last activity 9d ago by trichoplax‭

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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...

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭

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Q&A Prevent creation of tag which is singular form of an existing tag in the plural

I noticed informally when exploring the site that many tags appear to exist in both singular and plural forms. For example, here on Meta, there is both comment and comments as well as notification ...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by tripleee‭

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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 2y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 2y 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 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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

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

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by ploni‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by Wikis‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭