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There is a question on one of the SE sites that had a pending suggested edit: trust me, the way the original question was, it was needed. Before I even thought to approve the edit, I went to close it as a duplicate (as it was), but the suggested edit was still there.

If the question is being closed anyways (as a duplicate or otherwise) do I reject or approve the suggested edit? What is the proper etiquette?

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    @codeMagic No, this is not about posts that are intended to be deleted. – Gilles Apr 14 '14 at 21:49
  • @Gilles you're right, I jumped the gun on that one. I guess I should have just said related and not flagged because part of the answer would fit. That's what I get for trying to post while brushing my unicorn. I will pay more attention. – codeMagic Apr 14 '14 at 22:01
  • @codeMagic As retribution, upvotes to all of us! – Canadian Luke Apr 14 '14 at 22:08
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Treat it like you would any other suggested edit: if it improves the question, approve it, and if it changes the meaning of its content, or makes it worse, reject it.

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Questions closed as duplicates generally stay around to act as searching sign-posts. They are not automatically deleted, as a rule.

If the edit is useful and improves the post, approve it.

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