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Should I pre-empt accusations to stop dupehammer time?

As for this specific case, I would deem that question as "related," but not a duplicate. I've cast my reopen vote. As for your general question: Should I pre-empt claims of being a duplicate by ...
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Duplicate question, but original doesn't exist

Well spotted. I have closed the question as a duplicate of the one Mr. Shiny and New lank to. (Any rule for pronouncing “e”?)
5 votes

Should the following question have a proper answer?

The new question is an exact duplicate of How do I pluralize a name ending in “y”? If you think a more thorough answer is warranted then by all means, write one for the old question. Or if you think ...
3 votes

How to challenge a duplicate closing?

To add to tchrist’s answer, since the question is a general question about procedure... You can (and probably should) edit the question to make clear why it’s not answered by the nominated duplicate. ...
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3 votes
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How to challenge a duplicate closing?

I’ve gone ahead and reöpened the question for you because I could not see how the would-be duplicate could be considered such, and there was no explanation posted by the closer. My feeling is that ...
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3 votes

Project Reduplication of Deduplication - English

My immediate thoughts: The very first pair I got were two very clearly unrelated questions that had nothing whatsoever to do with each other—same as what several others have noted. I suspect they ...
2 votes

Project Reduplication of Deduplication - English

Thanks for your work on this project! Thoughts so far (I think I've done around 30 of these): What is the intended use of "Related, not duplicates"? I mentioned this in a comment, but I don'...
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1 vote

Project Reduplication of Deduplication - English

As promised, the question pairs now load faster -- on average -- than they did last weekend. Sometimes the next pair loads quickly, and sometimes there is a long delay. If all the questions loaded as ...
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