Should I use whose or which's? has been closed as a duplicate of several other closed duplicates (Usage of “whose” not referring to a person, Possessive "that's", Possessive connecting word for inanimate object). I cannot cite other specific examples of this happening, but I remember it as more than rare, albeit less than common. In any case, this is unhelpful to future users who stumble across such questions—they should be directly linked to a non-closed question.
Possible ideas for fixing:
- Do not allow duplicate questions to be marked as the anti-duplicate. (By anti-duplicate, I mean the question that the duplicate is a duplicate of, if that makes sense. I don't know what to call it.) If Question B is marked as a duplicate of Question A, SE should not allow B to be linked as a duplicate of Question C.
- If a duplicate question is proposed as the anti-duplicate, put that question's anti-duplicate as the anti-duplicate. If Question B is marked as a duplicate of Question A, and then Question C is marked as a duplicate of B, SE should automagically link to A instead of B.
My apologies if I haven't asked a good question or if I haven't tagged this right. If I haven't, please feel free to correct me.