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Questions tagged [exact-duplicates]

This tag is referring to the process of identifying and closing questions that are exact duplicates of another question.

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Is cross-posting SOxCR getting popular? If yes, what can we do about it?

Just looking at the migration stats (2k+) I saw 3 duplicate migrations and I just flagged another cross post. That means, of the last 10 migrations, there were 3(or 4) duplicates: I am thus under the ...
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Text when questions are marked as duplicate

We close questions as duplicates when the code is too similar (or pretty much identical) to a previous question by the same asker. When marking a question as a duplicate the following text is shown: ...
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At what point is someone asking us to review how they did algorithm X a duplicate of another review?

In particular, X that I'm thinking about in particular is the Quick Sort algorithm. There are currently 9 questions tagged quick-sort in 4 different languages: 1 ...
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Should different questions be made for style and functional questions?

Ongoing example: functional, style. As far as I know, focusing on any aspect of the code is fair game in a review. Do we want to allow such specialised-duplicates and request reviewers to answer in ...
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Strange rule when voting to close as duplicate

I'm not sure if this is a bug, but I've never seen any other SE site require that the the question I'm calling a target of a duplicate question must have an upvoted or accepted answer. Is this just a ...