I made a search in the Stack Exchange Network, and the question I was searching for, Add a keyboard shortcut for ask a question, appeared twice:

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That question has no answers. It has not been posted twice, as far as I know. Exactly the same: tags, title, site and all. Why is this? Is it by design?

It's also not the only one; this one appears twice as well, among others.

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    It's not the only one that appears twice. Commented Oct 10, 2020 at 17:06
  • After a quick glance at the results it seems to be only the Meta SE questions that are duplicated. Commented Oct 10, 2020 at 17:09
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    The same thing happens cross network on sites such as MathSE while Dupe Flagging Commented Oct 13, 2020 at 6:27
  • here is example 3 Commented Oct 13, 2020 at 6:34
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    @QueenieGoldstein Good point! I saw that too. The dupe flagging, I mean.
    – Ollie
    Commented Oct 13, 2020 at 18:36


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