Questions tagged [exact-duplicates]

Questions about handling duplication or clarifying the duplicate flagging/closing processes.

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Let's get a canonical Q&A about PS4 controllers not connecting

Somehow, many people have trouble with connecting controllers to their PS4, and new questions asking how to solve the issue are still being asked. It would be helpful to have a single question and ...
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Handling dupes asking for updated info

Recently we had a Pokémon Go question asking for how a specific feature works as of a specific patch. We also have an old question which asks about how the feature works. I believe the answers on the ...
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These fuel based Minecraft questions are not duplicates

Relevant questions Which fuels burn the longest in Minecraft? What is the most efficient wood based fuel? Earlier today this question about the efficiency of wood based Minecraft fuels was ...
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When should "Why is it bad practice to test for item names?" NOT be used as a duplicate target?

I'm writing this because I notice that this question has been closed as a dupe of this. This is wrong, for a reason I am about to explain below. I left a comment on the question asking for it to be ...
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Skyrim 'follower not wearing armor' question dupe closure should probably be the other way around

RE: My companion won't wear her armor (2011-11-18) and My housecarls won't stay dressed! (2012-01-15) The former, older question has recently been closed as a duplicate of the latter. Now as ...
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Question is still linked to another question that has been removed from the list of duplicates

Refer to meta post Question incorrectly marked as duplicate of question about an unrelated game, where a question (Can I build infrastructure on a town's seed tile without affecting town growth?) ...
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Mark as duplicate because an answer matches 2 different questions?

Referring to this post, mbomb007 suggest that the question should be marked as duplicate because his/her answer to an older post matches the "potential" dupe. Should we mark it as duplicate even ...
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Duplicate previous questions or not

I encountered this two questions that I answered: What are the patterns for the Northern animals? What are the patterns for finding Savannah animals? Then I decided to create an question/answer for ...
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Duplicate trial: "Duplicate" to "Not a Duplicate" to "Now a Duplicate" process

From Duplicate Questions: A Trial The broad rule is: Do not close questions as duplicates if the target question does not help the new asker. I understand that there is split opinion for support ...