Could we consider displaying duplicate questions in a sidebar?

For example if one question is marked as duplicate it gets linked one way but not the other way around.

This can create chains of questions which are all duplicate questions which is confusing.

So click on this question it you notice there are 2 questions in a row that are marked as duplicates so technically they should all be duplicates of each other but that is not the case. They are not displayed in the sidebar.

  • Since you just missed existing feature, it's not really a feature request. Retagged. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 19 '16 at 5:43
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    As @ShadowWizard said, it already exists, but they are listed along with any linked posts, having the duplicates separated from regular linked posts would be a valid feature-request. – Cai Sep 19 '16 at 8:37
  • @Cai which kind of exists: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/126460/…. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 19 '16 at 8:47
  • @ShadowWizard looks like that is more about showing duplicates (of other posts, not the current) under Related, not Linked. – Cai Sep 19 '16 at 8:54
  • @ShadowWizard this is a feature request look at my edit – William Sep 19 '16 at 14:34
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    @LiamWilliam the duplicate is shown in the "Linked" sidebar. The duplicate of the duplicate isn't shown. – Cai Sep 19 '16 at 14:53

Such feature already exists, you somehow missed it:

This is the question in above screenshot, as you can see both questions under "Linked" section are its duplicates.

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    It does list duplicates, but it also lists any posts that are linked either to or from the question with no differentiation (the link in your answer for example, now appears as "Linked") – Cai Sep 19 '16 at 8:33
  • This doesn't work for the following question stackoverflow.com/questions/9121395/… It should show all questions marked as duplicates but it doesn't. – William Sep 19 '16 at 14:37
  • @LiamWilliam it does here. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 19 '16 at 14:49
  • @ShadowWizard I'm looking for "Check variable equality against a list of values" and don't see it. – William Sep 19 '16 at 15:13
  • @LiamWilliam you mean this question? Why should it be displayed as duplicate of that other question or linked to it in any way? – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 19 '16 at 15:14
  • @ShadowWizard click on the duplicate here stackoverflow.com/questions/9121395/… then click on the next duplicate question. Which means all the following are dups and linked "Javascript: The prettiest way to compare one value against multiple values" -> "Concise way to compare against multiple values" -> "Check variable equality against a list of values" – William Sep 19 '16 at 15:16
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    @LiamWilliam so you're talking about the whole "chain", I see. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 19 '16 at 15:17
  • @ShadowWizard exactly!! – William Sep 19 '16 at 15:18

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