Earlier today, I posted a question to stackoverflow. Later, I went to post another question. When I clicked "Ask Question", instead of giving me a blank question page, it gave me a page that was pre-filled with the subject line, body, and tags from my previous question. If I post, will it overwrite my last question?
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It will not overwrite your previous question. Most likely what happens here is that you had your previous question open in two windows (started it, opened a new question tab that was then prefilled), submitted one and closed the other. Your question then is still cached and will appear the next time you open a new question form.
I have this happen with a mild amount of regularity when I have multiple tabs open.