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The process of identifying and closing questions that are duplicates of another question

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Asking same question for newer version

@underdark wrote, in a much upvoted answer to the somewhat related Dealing with Q&As using deprecated/non-existent PyQGIS API functions?: I'm not a friend of having ten copies of the same ...
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Options when question is duplicate of one with no/inadequate/old answers?

I have a question that has already been asked (Understanding min and max values with Mosaic to New Raster?), but it does not yet have an answer. Is there a way to revive or draw attention to this ...
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When flagging a duplicate, which question should be flagged as the original?

I've run across questions a few times now that have been duplicated a few times over. For example, lets say there are 3 questions: The new question that I'd like to flag as a duplicate An older ...
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Should old questions be updated to reflect details of later questions that were closed as duplicate?

Today, How to export attribute tables to Excel? was closed as a duplicate of How to export attribute table to Excel using ArcGIS Desktop?. Although the answers point to the same solutions, the ...
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Re-asking old questions with correct (but now dated) answers?

What's the policy on old questions whose answers are no-longer current (but were correct at the time). For example, this question: Seeking QGIS tutorials and web resources? - has a number of answers ...
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Project Reduplication of Deduplication - GIS

Stack Exchange recently started a collaboration project with the University of Melbourne, in an attempt to improve the automatic detection of duplicate questions. More information on the project and ...
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Should we close Questions as duplicates of old, unanswered Questions?

While I was going through the close review queue today, I saw that this question has been marked as a duplicate of this question from two months ago. The old question does not have an accepted ...
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Cross-posting Duplicate Questions to Different Communities?

In reference to these: GIS Stack Exchange: Creating Intranet GIS application Stack Overflow: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/33419105/gis-application-for-intranet I was wondering if there ...
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Should we mark question as duplicate when adding a similar question? [duplicate]

Should an older question "Are there any GIS component that can be used for developing GIS applications for Android phones?" with several answers be closed as a duplicate, when an new question is ...
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