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I am using the following query (in the top-right search field): [worklight] is:question answers:0.

Some of the results are marked with [duplicate].

Is it possible to exclude these? I could not see a proper option for this in the search help section.

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marked as duplicate by Martijn Pieters, Travis J, Hugo Dozois, bluefeet, animuson Oct 10 '13 at 23:28

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Bear in mind that duplicates can be very useful when searching - more than a few times I've found the post I'm looking for, in spite of forgetting the terminology used in it, by following a chain of duplicates. –  Shogging through the snow Oct 10 '13 at 20:48
    
@Shog9, you are right, but for my particular need this is of no consequence. Thanks, though! –  Idan Adar Oct 10 '13 at 20:49

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Yes,

You can use duplicate:no. To exclude all closed questions use closed:no

See the search help

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