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Questions tagged [exact-duplicates]

This tag is referring to the process of identifying and closing questions that are duplicates of another question.

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Recent Yu-Gi-Oh questions reaction - seems overcritical

I'm surprised, and a bit concerned, at the reaction given to two recent questions with the yu-gi-oh tag: Can I go down to half-a-life-point? How does Keeper of the Shrine work? I find it unwelcoming,...
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Is one distinguishing feature between two questions sufficient to make the second question NOT a duplicate of the first?

This is the question and it comes from Catan. The first question under discussion was the relative merits of trading goods with severe restrictions at a 2 to 1 ratio, versus with fewer restrictions at ...
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Closed a dupe but with the wrong Q&A, please close again

This question is a dupe of that question, but I closed it with an answer that wasn't the actual dupe. I re-opened it but now can't close it again.
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Can a gold badge holder nominate/vote to close a question as a duplicate?

I recently earned the gold badge for Magic: The Gathernig (yay), and that means that now if I mark a question as a duplicate, it is instantly closed. This is a fun new power that I promise not to ...
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Should we mark an older question as a duplicate if a newer question is formulated better?

I noticed today a new question: Exiling Creatures: When is the card face up and when face down? Very well formulated question (generalized) with a specific example. (Although it has some minor ...
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72 views -- what gives?

I was doing some research on the "Shadow Hunters" question asked here to back up my answer, and managed to stumble up on the exact same question at It looks like a StackExchange ...