Linked Questions

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Don't allow the target of a duplicate question to be deleted [duplicate]

On Programmers we have the following question: What is the minimum subset of best/well-known practices in software development for a solo programmer? Which had been closed as a duplicate of this (...
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1answer
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What should happen when the marked duplicate of a question is deleted? [duplicate]

This question (which has pending delete votes, but is still visible) was marked as a duplicate of this question (which has already been deleted). The above is an example of when the duplicate system ...
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“Duplicate of…[deleted post]”

Some questions are getting closed as duplicates - good, the system is working. Unfortunately, some are getting closed as duplicates of other questions which are already deleted. This leaves all 1-9,...
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1answer
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Don't allow Community to delete dup-master questions, and warn voters against the same

Well, this is the feature request out of this situation. Apparently people closed this post with some duplicates pointing to it and Community ♦ deleted it. There should be some checks in place ...
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1answer
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What happens to duplicate targets that are eligible for auto-deletion?

A recently added feature blocks the deletion of duplicate targets, even by moderators. A user wishing to delete such a question is advised to reopen or delete the duplicates first. Presumably, ...
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1answer
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Inconsistent padding of inline code

Looking at the following screenshot of this answer, you'll notice a slight difference in padding of inline code inside normal paragraphs and that of code inside of lists: http://img835.imageshack.us/...
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1answer
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Are questions closed as duplicates ever automatically deleted?

I would like to clarify something that I don't think is clear in the post on automatic post deletion rules. The first automatic delete rule kicks in at 9 days for closed questions: If the question ...
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2answers
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Don't let an answered question be closed as a duplicate of an unanswered one, even if they're by the same user

Since a few years ago, it hasn't been possible to close questions as a duplicate of an unanswered question. The only exception to this is when both questions are by the same user, in which case the ...
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1answer
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Auto-fix duplicates of questions deleted by the Roomba

While normal users can no longer vote to delete questions that have other questions closed as duplicates of them, the automatic deletion script (a.k.a. the Roomba) still can, and does, delete such ...
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1answer
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Prevent duplicate-question link rot [duplicate]

I've come across this a few times, the most recent being this chain: Where should I declare variables used in for-loops in Java for maximum efficiency? [duplicate] Does it make a difference if I ...
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0answers
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Code sample in a list has no padding [duplicate]

This request is about how to make Stack Overflow better in 8 bytes: add padding to a code inside a list element. This is a code sample in a paragraph. It looks nice. This is a code sample in a list. ...
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1answer
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Cannot be deleted because of duplicate lean

I attempted to cast a delete vote on this question. I got the error shown below: I understand this to mean other questions were closed as a duplicate of this one, but have a few questions: How did ...
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1answer
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“Possible Duplicate” post notice links to removed question

I was just looking at this question, which is marked as a "Possible Duplicate" of this one. The keen observer will note that the latter has been "removed from Meta Stack Exchange for reasons of ...
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0answers
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MSE missing duplicate targets, other missing PostLinks

I noticed a question here with a missing duplicate target and did a little digging. According to this query (or this similar query on PostsWithDeleted), on MSE, there are: 356 questions whose ...
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0answers
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When the merge master is deleted, shouldn't also the stub be deleted?

I recently came across a question on chemistry.se I previously merged and noticed that the master of that merge was deleted as an "RemovedAbandonedClosed" (10k chem.se). However, the merge stub was ...

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