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What happens if a "Possible Duplicate" Question is missing for a closed question.

here is the link

c# handle return value and execute code

now under Revision List

So is this a bug on SO.

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Not a bug; the linked question was deleted. That is confusing for not 10K users, but it is otherwise working as designed. –  Martijn Pieters Sep 24 '12 at 13:24
    
what if these things can be checked on delete. can be redesigned that way. –  binil Sep 24 '12 at 13:25
    
It isn't even a duplicate. The question is asking about the performance difference. The deleted duplicate is about coding-style. –  Mysticial Sep 24 '12 at 13:26
    
What if we want to reopen that question? You can raise that here on Meta. We can also edit the link to no longer point to a 404, vote to delete the question, or link it to a different dupe. In any case, this needs community intervention. –  Martijn Pieters Sep 24 '12 at 13:26
    
Note - the question is now reopened, to see what was going on you have to go to its Revisions list –  Shadow Wizard Sep 24 '12 at 13:31
    
@binil - They are checked on delete, you get a warning that other posts are linked to the one you vote to delete. –  Bo Persson Sep 24 '12 at 16:38

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