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I found a question which IMO has an exact duplicate. But the duplicate has been closed as off-topic. So what's the preferred approach:

  • Flag the question as duplicate of the closed question?
  • Flag the question as off-topic?
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    Could you provide a link to the question and its duplicate please? Mar 25 '13 at 14:03
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    Is the question off-topic? You could vote to close the current question as off-topic as well... Mar 25 '13 at 14:04
  • For example, i just flagged your question as off-topic.
    – alvas
    Mar 25 '13 at 14:08
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Flag it as a duplicate of the other question.

Who knows? Some day that other question might get re-opened. But if one question is an obvious duplicate of another, it should be marked thus.

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