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If a question is very common, how should we identify the best question to suggest in the duplicate flag?

There is a very common example on StackOverflow regarding javascript web developlment. Some one asks how to make cross domain ajax requests in a page.
The very common answer is: you can't, but there are a bunch of hacks to circumvent the issue.

In this case, however, there is great community wiki that exposes the problem and explores the solutions.

In all other cases, where no explicit wiki is available, how can we identify the right duplicate?

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You should choose the post with the highest score and best explanations... –  Lix Mar 19 '13 at 13:44
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Try searching using google instead. The page rank they apply helps in finding the most popular one, sometimes. –  J. Steen Mar 19 '13 at 13:44
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Usually I look for the oldest post, assuming it's not too crappy. –  Shadow Wizard Mar 19 '13 at 13:48

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