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Is it ethical to earn reputation by copying contents from own/others' duplicates?

Suppose, question B is identified as duplicate of question A. Now user X answers B. It might be voted &/or accepted by OP of question B. If this is done knowing full well that post A has an answer ...
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When/how users of this site will learn to do right flagging?

I have seen many stackexchange sites but only in this sites users don't know where to flag and for what purpose. I have seen many posts with wrong flagging. In this stackexchange, users specially ...
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What should be the action on a question which has more than one querries and some of them are duplicates of already existing questions?

I was talking about this question: Was Vivekananda a proponent of birth-based caste-system or the guṇa-based? The title question appears to me as a duplicate of the following question: Is there any ...
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About marking a question Duplicate after four days of posting it

I am here discussing about the question : Which of the six Darshanas are atheistic? It was marked as duplicate after four days of the original question being posted, by one Moderator who answered the ...
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How to discourage users from posting self answered duplicate and off-topic questions?

Recently we are seeing lots of self answered questions (like this) where asker is posting both the question and the answer almost simultaneously. It can very well be that the question is a duplicate ...
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Why is this flag declined about exact duplicate questions?

Today there was a question posted about a claim of Devdutt Patnaik made about third gendered people. Which verse in Ramayana is Devdutt Patnaik referring here? This was about a story where third ...
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How to handle a new question which is duplicate of existing unanswered question?

We can close a question as duplicate. But what if exsiting question is unanswered, should both the questions be kept open? If so, what's the point because if existing is unanswered then, new one also ...
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How are the following questions duplicate of each other? Wrongly flagged as Duplicate

Did Lord Vishnu rape tulsi in her previous birth? This above question is marked Duplicate of this question- 2. Vishnu seducing Jalandhar's wife Vrinda: an act of injustice? Why? The ...
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Can the duplicate-hunting be made self-serve?

It feels like a mongoose-bite when your effort is consigned to the dustbin out of the blue. Why not give a "vet for duplicates" button to the poster so that he can self-censor for duplicates?
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Should questions which will have exactly the same answers be marked as duplicates?

Question A It asks "Which scripture is the source of a verse A?" Question B: This question asks "Which scripture is the source of a verse B and who composed it?" Now, verse A and B both are part ...
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Finding similar questions/posts and new questions whose answers are already present?

While going through Hinduism SE. , I came across couple of questions/ posts which are exactly similar , somewhat related to same topic or whose answers are already present in some other posts. 1) ...