If a question has been closed as a duplicate of multiple other questions (with the new multi-dupe feature), only the first (original) dupe target shows up in the sidebar's linked questions list:

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Neither do the dupe targets have a backlink to the closed question, which they usually do.

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Please refer to this dissertation on the topic: http://shouldiblamecaching.com/

  • Hmm.. that took at least 45 minutes, compared to the original dupe which appeared almost instantly.
    – Floern
    Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 23:08
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    Flagged as NAA, definitely a link only answer here. <insert holy war>
    – enderland
    Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 23:38
  • Guessing that closing flushes the cache, @Floern.
    – Shog9
    Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 23:39
  • @enderland: Fortunately, the information at that link will always be cached for later use and will never become unavailable! Commented Mar 4, 2017 at 3:08

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