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"The Dupehammer" refers to the ability of tag gold badge owners to unilaterally close and reopen duplicates which were asked in tags of which they have a golden badge.

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Closing on-topic questions as duplicates of questions closed as off-topic

Regarding this question, I believe duping it to a question that was closed as off-topic is a bit disingenuous. I believe there was general consensus the question itself was on-topic. Is this really ...
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Not sure merging the two questions was a good idea,

The answers to the question A word or expression for being paralyzed by fear or scare, like German Schockstarre [duplicate] have been merged into One word - someone so scared that he can't move [...
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Should I pre-empt accusations to stop dupehammer time?

A friend of mine learning English misused "peoples". While I was able to explain to her how to use "person", "people" and "peoples" (I decided not to mention "persons"), I realised that I didn't have ...
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