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I just had this questionthis question closed as an exact duplicate of this other questionthis other question, even though mine is about whether to follow the spelling conventions of a speaker when quoting him, and the other is about how to handle grammatical errors and extremely hard-to-understand TXT abbreviations when quoting. Five people with moderator status seem to think there's no difference between asking about grammatical errors and SMS abbreviations on the one hand and asking about differences in spelling conventions (such as being the UK and the US, such as with color and colour) on the other.

The first question asked how to quote something that is both full of errors and very hard to understand, specifically:

lking forward to seeing more gbl etfs

while I asked whether to spell realize my way or the original speakers' way (OR the way an intermediate quoting writer recorded the original speaker's way):

I don't think we even realise it anymore

Not only are the questions very different -- and this is plain to anyone who bothers to pay attention -- but the answers are most likely very different. But even if the answers were the same, the questions are still two very distinct questions. (For example, if I asked how to get from my house to the nearest McDonald's and you ask how to get from your house to the nearest gas station, the questions are still different questions even if both are answered with "go two blocks west and then turn right and go three more blocks".)

Could someone please fix this by reopening my question?

I just had this question closed as an exact duplicate of this other question, even though mine is about whether to follow the spelling conventions of a speaker when quoting him, and the other is about how to handle grammatical errors and extremely hard-to-understand TXT abbreviations when quoting. Five people with moderator status seem to think there's no difference between asking about grammatical errors and SMS abbreviations on the one hand and asking about differences in spelling conventions (such as being the UK and the US, such as with color and colour) on the other.

The first question asked how to quote something that is both full of errors and very hard to understand, specifically:

lking forward to seeing more gbl etfs

while I asked whether to spell realize my way or the original speakers' way (OR the way an intermediate quoting writer recorded the original speaker's way):

I don't think we even realise it anymore

Not only are the questions very different -- and this is plain to anyone who bothers to pay attention -- but the answers are most likely very different. But even if the answers were the same, the questions are still two very distinct questions. (For example, if I asked how to get from my house to the nearest McDonald's and you ask how to get from your house to the nearest gas station, the questions are still different questions even if both are answered with "go two blocks west and then turn right and go three more blocks".)

Could someone please fix this by reopening my question?

I just had this question closed as an exact duplicate of this other question, even though mine is about whether to follow the spelling conventions of a speaker when quoting him, and the other is about how to handle grammatical errors and extremely hard-to-understand TXT abbreviations when quoting. Five people with moderator status seem to think there's no difference between asking about grammatical errors and SMS abbreviations on the one hand and asking about differences in spelling conventions (such as being the UK and the US, such as with color and colour) on the other.

The first question asked how to quote something that is both full of errors and very hard to understand, specifically:

lking forward to seeing more gbl etfs

while I asked whether to spell realize my way or the original speakers' way (OR the way an intermediate quoting writer recorded the original speaker's way):

I don't think we even realise it anymore

Not only are the questions very different -- and this is plain to anyone who bothers to pay attention -- but the answers are most likely very different. But even if the answers were the same, the questions are still two very distinct questions. (For example, if I asked how to get from my house to the nearest McDonald's and you ask how to get from your house to the nearest gas station, the questions are still different questions even if both are answered with "go two blocks west and then turn right and go three more blocks".)

Could someone please fix this by reopening my question?

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I just had this question closed as an exact duplicate of this other question, even though mine is about whether to follow the spelling conventions of a speaker when quoting him, and the other is about how to handle grammatical errors and extremely hard-to-understand TXT abbreviations when quoting. Five people with moderator status seem to think there's no difference between asking about grammatical errors and SMS abbreviations on the one hand and asking about differences in spelling conventions (such as being the UK and the US, such as with color and colour) on the other.

The first question asked how to quote something that is both full of errors and very hard to understand, specifically:

lking forward to seeing more gbl etfs

while I asked whether to spell *realize"realize my way or the original speakers' way (OR the way an intermediate quoting writer recorded the original speaker's way):

I don't think we even realise it anymore

Not only are the questions very different -- and this is plain to anyone who bothers to pay attention -- but the answers are most likely very different. But even if the answers were the same, the questions are still two very distinct questions. (For example, if I asked how to get from my house to the nearest McDonald's and you ask how to get from your house to the nearest gas station, the questions are still different questions even if both are answered with "go two blocks west and then turn right and go three more blocks".)

Could someone please fix this by reopening my question?

I just had this question closed as an exact duplicate of this other question, even though mine is about whether to follow the spelling conventions of a speaker when quoting him, and the other is about how to handle grammatical errors and extremely hard-to-understand TXT abbreviations when quoting. Five people with moderator status seem to think there's no difference between asking about grammatical errors and SMS abbreviations on the one hand and asking about differences in spelling conventions (such as being the UK and the US, such as with color and colour) on the other.

The first question asked how to quote something that is both full of errors and very hard to understand, specifically:

lking forward to seeing more gbl etfs

while I asked whether to spell *realize" my way or the original speakers' way (OR the way an intermediate quoting writer recorded the original speaker's way):

I don't think we even realise it anymore

Not only are the questions very different -- and this is plain to anyone who bothers to pay attention -- but the answers are most likely very different. But even if the answers were the same, the questions are still two very distinct questions. (For example, if I asked how to get from my house to the nearest McDonald's and you ask how to get from your house to the nearest gas station, the questions are still different questions even if both are answered with "go two blocks west and then turn right and go three more blocks".)

Could someone please fix this by reopening my question?

I just had this question closed as an exact duplicate of this other question, even though mine is about whether to follow the spelling conventions of a speaker when quoting him, and the other is about how to handle grammatical errors and extremely hard-to-understand TXT abbreviations when quoting. Five people with moderator status seem to think there's no difference between asking about grammatical errors and SMS abbreviations on the one hand and asking about differences in spelling conventions (such as being the UK and the US, such as with color and colour) on the other.

The first question asked how to quote something that is both full of errors and very hard to understand, specifically:

lking forward to seeing more gbl etfs

while I asked whether to spell realize my way or the original speakers' way (OR the way an intermediate quoting writer recorded the original speaker's way):

I don't think we even realise it anymore

Not only are the questions very different -- and this is plain to anyone who bothers to pay attention -- but the answers are most likely very different. But even if the answers were the same, the questions are still two very distinct questions. (For example, if I asked how to get from my house to the nearest McDonald's and you ask how to get from your house to the nearest gas station, the questions are still different questions even if both are answered with "go two blocks west and then turn right and go three more blocks".)

Could someone please fix this by reopening my question?

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Why would this question be considered an *exact* duplicate?

I just had this question closed as an exact duplicate of this other question, even though mine is about whether to follow the spelling conventions of a speaker when quoting him, and the other is about how to handle grammatical errors and extremely hard-to-understand TXT abbreviations when quoting. Five people with moderator status seem to think there's no difference between asking about grammatical errors and SMS abbreviations on the one hand and asking about differences in spelling conventions (such as being the UK and the US, such as with color and colour) on the other.

The first question asked how to quote something that is both full of errors and very hard to understand, specifically:

lking forward to seeing more gbl etfs

while I asked whether to spell *realize" my way or the original speakers' way (OR the way an intermediate quoting writer recorded the original speaker's way):

I don't think we even realise it anymore

Not only are the questions very different -- and this is plain to anyone who bothers to pay attention -- but the answers are most likely very different. But even if the answers were the same, the questions are still two very distinct questions. (For example, if I asked how to get from my house to the nearest McDonald's and you ask how to get from your house to the nearest gas station, the questions are still different questions even if both are answered with "go two blocks west and then turn right and go three more blocks".)

Could someone please fix this by reopening my question?