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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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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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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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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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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) ...
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