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Thanks for asking. I'm the moderator that reviewed (and declined) your flag. Anyone can create as many accounts as they want. One fellow moderator even has a 2nd account used by the site's main chatbot - nothing inherently wrong with multiple accounts. ...as long as the accounts don't interact. Sock puppet accounts are a whole different story, and sock ...


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I originally saw the CR version and later saw the SO one. I flagged the latter for migration here, but since the code wasn't exactly the same, I decided not to merge the answers into one and delete the other. I'm not sure why the user posted with different accounts, but since the SO one wasn't also created on here, I cannot determine if they're really from ...


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No. Do not edit. First of all, that this question is cross-posted to Stack Overflow is irrelevant. The only time the code in a Code Review question should be edited is if it is clear that something went wrong when the original asker was copy & pasting from their IDE. You might make a case for duplicating the edits from Stack Overflow if, and only if ...


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The quick answer is that we've already informed other moderators of the checklist for migration to Code Review, and one of the items is to check for duplicate items. However, that doesn't address the underlying problems: Users seem to be confused about which site to post to. I suspect that other Stack Exchange communities face a similar problem with ...


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I can't help but think that some of these migration/duplicates are because there's no easy way to migrate so users are trying to be helpful and suggest that the question would be more appropriate over here... so the author cross posts. If you look at the close options for "belongs on another network", you'll see that Code Review is not one of the sites you'...


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