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Can we add Possible Duplicates even after a question is closed? [duplicate]

I think it would help to make sure that the possible duplicates link to all older duplicate questions, even if everyone who voted to close picked the same one or two questions. However, I'm not sure ...
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75answers
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Who cut the cheese? [closed]

UPDATE: JNat will be sending out emails to collect addresses from the lucky users getting a cheese board — be on the lookout for those! :) We've moved quite a bit of stuff around this year, and you'...
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5answers
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Increase close vote weight for gold tag badge holders

In order to increase the efficiency with which poor quality questions are closed, it could make sense to have weighted close votes for a small subset of qualified users. A very good way to measure ...
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4answers
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Allow same user to add multiple links as possible duplicates

When searching for duplicates of a question often multiple ones turn up, but when voting to close only one of them can be specified. It would be useful to be able to add more than one duplicate link ...
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1answer
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Too many Shogs when viewing the close reason in the iOS app

This question appears to have been closed by three Shogs: Does this happen when a mod closes a question as a dupe of multiple questions? App Version: 1.6.3 (TestFlight) Device: iPhone 6 OS ...
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4answers
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The ability to link cross-site duplicates

Jeff seems in favor of cross-site duplicates. Some questions might be asked on three different sites, each site needing three different answers. For example, a question about a text editor. So ...
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1answer
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Allow Trusted Users to modify Closed As Duplicate link

There is a problem with duplicates not being handled well on the site over time as outlined here. Sometimes the chain leading to the best canonical question is too long, sometimes it doesn't even ...
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2answers
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Is there a limit to how many questions can be added to the duplicate list?

A question can be a duplicate of more than one question. Moderators and users with gold tag badges can add questions to the list of questions that a given question is a duplicate of. I was recently ...
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1answer
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Error modal underlaps duplicate finder when attempting to add a second duplicate to a question

Steps to reproduce: Edit a duplicate question and attempt to add the same question as a second duplicate. Expected behavior: I should see an error telling me I can't add a question as a duplicate ...
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1answer
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After the duplicate changes, we are no longer able to edit the “This question already has an answer here” box [duplicate]

As an example, take this question on Programmers. I suggested a possible related question and eventually 5 users closed it as an exact duplicate. I'm not sure if it is a duplicate, but that's not ...
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1answer
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A return button for the new duplicate edit thing

The new duplicate edit thing is great! A bug/feature that caught my eye: When I go to the duplicate list edit menu but choose not to edit anything, there is no button to go back. I have to use the ...
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1answer
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Closing question causes a bump?

Recently I closed a question on the Stack Overflow PT as duplicate, and this question was bumped to the home page, as can be seen in the images: Close banner with timestamp: Homepage with ...
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1answer
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Gold badge holder changes to duplicates are not displayed in iOS app

When gold badge holder is adding multiple questions using the new mechanism, the iOS app only shows a single duplicate (the original target). It would be great if all of the duplicate links were ...
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0answers
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Add the new duplicate link edit events to the user's own history

Gold badgers can now edit the link list on questions closed as duplicates. However, there seems to be no record of having made these edits anywhere in the user's own history. One would think they ...
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0answers
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Can the descriptions of tag badges be updated to describe the privileges conferred by gold tag badges?

Gold tag badges come with some moderation privileges: Gold tag badge holders can unilaterally close questions with the corresponding tag as duplicates of other questions. Gold tag badge holders can ...

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