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Why there are two "duplicate of" flags:

  • one is "it is a duplicate"
  • another "duplicate of..." is in "it should be closed for another reason..."

marked as duplicate by Mark Hurd, Martijn Pieters support Dec 13 '14 at 8:31

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If you look at the "breadcrumbs" at the top, you'll see the top-level "it is a duplicate..." is just a short cut to the same dialogue.

Flagging > Closing > Duplicate

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