7 votes

How to handle a new question which is duplicate of existing unanswered question?

Generally it depends on interpretation of users whether two questions are duplicates or not, unless they are accidental or copy paste duplicates. So, i think it really depends on interpretation of ...
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5 votes

Can the duplicate-hunting be made self-serve?

First of all it is guided in the help center (How do I ask a good question?) to search before asking the question. Search, and research Have you thoroughly searched for an answer before asking your ...
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4 votes

About marking a question Duplicate after four days of posting it

We do not need moderators to close or reopen questions. We should not wait for moderators to do such things. So, late closure in general shows the users are not active in moderation. Five users with ...
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3 votes
Accepted

Finding similar questions/posts and new questions whose answers are already present?

Q. Can we somehow merge such similar posts into one ? Or request users to delete their unanswered questions /posts , which are exactly similar and answers of those questions are present in other posts ...
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3 votes

Should questions which will have exactly the same answers be marked as duplicates?

When the questions are asking the same or expressing the same meaning with different words and gives the same answer, they can be closed as duplicates. But here, the questions and verses asked are ...
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2 votes

When/how users of this site will learn to do right flagging?

"When/how users of this site will learn to do right flagging?" Did you mean "vote"? Because flags are seen only by Mods. Anyhow, above is not a right way to ask a Qn, where you are making a ...
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2 votes

How to discourage users from posting self answered duplicate and off-topic questions?

Self answers are welcome here. There is no problem in answering your own questions at the time of posting the question. People tend to post self answers in order to share their knowledge they have ...
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1 vote

Why is this flag declined about exact duplicate questions?

Initially Sanskrit meaning of word Kinnara "किन्नर (kinnara) "किं नर (kim nara)" was considered and it was rejected. Male Kinnaras are generally described as half man and half horse in ...
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