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What I mean is if a question is answered but another question arises on the same subject. Is it possible to have something set on a question that would allow a follow up question to be displayed on the original page, as another question and not as a comment?

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When a question gets closed as a duplicate, a link to the duplicate question is added by the community user. Is this not what you are refering to? – Lix Apr 30 '12 at 16:26
Similar. Rather than closed as a duplicate, give users the option to display " this question has been answered but subject descussion is continuing here" (link to new page) – Jamesp1989 Apr 30 '12 at 16:30
I think when relevant users will post those links... For the system to do that automagically would be quite a large undertaking... Almost every question with a certain tag would link to all other questions with that tag (If I understood you correctly)... – Lix Apr 30 '12 at 16:32

This already happens.

If you mention another question (say Should there be a way to link questions? at random), that other question will have a "Linked" section on the right side-bar, pointing back to here.

Nothing special needs to be done for that. If you want to post a "follow-up" question, just link to the other question in your post, the link back is automatic.

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@gna - gahh! I was just working on that ;) – Lix Apr 30 '12 at 16:38
@Lix are we seeing a rise of a new FPTW (First Painter in The West) syndrome? – gnat Apr 30 '12 at 16:40
Oooohhh fancy freehand stuff for free! Thanks a bunch @gnat & Lix :) – Mat Apr 30 '12 at 16:40
@gna - no fair! Looks to me like you have a pen tablet or Wacom of sorts... that would be cheating ;) – Lix Apr 30 '12 at 16:41
Possibly related:… – Flexo Apr 30 '12 at 16:42
@Lix nothing but standard Windoze PC stuff like Paint and mouse. And, well, a practice of an ex-UI-tester (with hundreds fancy bug reports I submitted) - which probably could count as cheating – gnat Apr 30 '12 at 16:46

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