I can't close a question as duplicate of this.

duplicate error

It clearly is the same user that created another account and asked the same thing again. But now I can't vote as duplicate.

There is a dup of this question but it seems to be .

  • That is tricksy, as non fraudulant sock puppeting is allowed, and to-other-user duplicates can't be closed without good answers Oct 17, 2013 at 15:28
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    Upvote the other answer, close as duplicate, unvote the other answer
    – random
    Oct 17, 2013 at 15:29
  • @random That's kinda cruel.
    – Servy
    Oct 17, 2013 at 15:29
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    I think this is just a ploy to get us to upvote your answer so the question can be closed as a dupe ;)
    – Servy
    Oct 17, 2013 at 15:30
  • @Servy: You caught me :)
    – juergen d
    Oct 17, 2013 at 15:33

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Flag it for mod attention. They are able to close anything as a duplicate of anything, even if there are no upvoted answers, if indeed these are the same user.

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