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I recently saw in a post

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The question was not closed yet.

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So it looks like a new feature on my question.

When does that duplicate suggestion appears? Does it appear on the first close vote cast?

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Then why post the above autocomment

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Problem demonstrated right here. :) –  Mysticial Feb 6 '13 at 5:52
    
@Mysticial my main question is that why that possible duplicate of bla message ? –  NullPoiиteя Feb 6 '13 at 5:53
    
It isn't really a dupe. It appears as soon as the first close-vote is cast. But I'm just highlighting the problem described in the other question. –  Mysticial Feb 6 '13 at 5:55
    
And now I've demonstrated the problems with that by blindly voting to agree with the first vote. –  Lightness Races in Orbit Feb 6 '13 at 6:07
    
Don't delete it. I'm using it as a demonstration of the problem. I've linked it from the other one. –  Mysticial Feb 6 '13 at 6:11
    
@Mysticial ok sire will keep it .. –  NullPoiиteя Feb 6 '13 at 6:12
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Interesting, the moment I cast my first reopen vote on it the duplicate box disappears again –  Yi Jiang Feb 6 '13 at 7:42
    
@TimYiJiang that is more annoying .. to remove banner in just one ro vote ... –  NullPoiиteя Feb 6 '13 at 8:33
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@Tim: now this is really annoying, this is closed as duplicate and there is no link to the duplicate… –  Stéphane Gimenez Feb 6 '13 at 11:52
    
And the new possible duplicate box isn't part of the revision history anymore, either. New features, bumpy road and all that. –  fbueckert Feb 6 '13 at 16:38
    

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