If I vote to close a question for some reason (perhaps "unclear"), and then the question is marked as a duplicate, it says

marked as duplicate by T.J. Crowder, Someone, SomeoneElse, AnotherPerson, AFifthPerson


marked as duplicate by T.J. Crowder, SomeGoldBadgeHolder [tag]

This is flat-out wrong. I did not "mark" the question as a duplicate.

Could we please only include the usernames of the people who actually did so when saying who marked as a duplicate?

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    @nicael: Possibly (and I've wanted that for a long time too), but this is to my mind a more emphatic use case: It's blatantly saying I did something I simply did not do, whereas "Closed by .... as ..." is at least partially correct in that I did participate in closing the question, even if not for the majority reason. (But again, I too really want it split out in that case also.) It's particularly bad in the second form (where I ran into it just now), the dupehammer case (only on SO, I think, at least for now). Nov 8, 2015 at 16:12
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    @nicael: This is not a duplicate of that question. That questoni is a feature-request. I'm reporting a bug. The system still lies about how I voted. This is a problem for people: here, here, here, ... @ Stack Exchange: Why not fix this blatant error?! Aug 14, 2018 at 10:29
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    I wonder how many of the above voted duplicate, since a mod vote always wins the reason? Sep 9, 2019 at 19:51


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