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Question closed as duplicate with <empty link> and also shown as "Possible duplicate" [duplicate]

When Community marks a question as "Possible Duplicate" and at the same time the Question is closed as exact duplicate, the link is missing from the 1st notice. Examples: Where are my starred ...
Jannes Botis's user avatar
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"Highly active question" banner text has a couple of stray asterisks [duplicate]

The banner text for protected questions currently reads: Highly active question.** You have enough reputation to answer this question. The reputation requirement helps protect this question from ...
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Request to move hold, close, and lock notices to the top of posts [duplicate]

TL;DR I am requesting that historical lock, closed, and on hold notices be moved to the top of questions, just below the title. Background There are a lot of locked questions on Stack Overflow, and ...
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Specify again which Community bot process deleted a question [duplicate]

In the days of yore (i.e. before last Monday or so), on questions deleted automatically deleted by Community, one could see which process caused it to be deleted, e.g. RemoveDeadAbandonedQuestions. ...
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"This question was migrated" seems placed much more prominently than is warranted [duplicate]

See this question on Unix The first things each visitor reads when seeing this question are: The title A message that the question was migrated 8 years ago The actual question This seems really off ...
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Odd duplicates link for questions that were closed as duplicates a long time ago [duplicate]

I occasionally notice this odd duplicate notice, but only for questions that were closed a long time ago. Apparently there was an update that changed the interface, changed how closing questions as ...
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Question flagged as duplicate, but links to duplicated questions not shown [duplicate]

The question in question: SQL Server and connection loss in the middle of a transaction Maybe a bug?
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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The "loop" has arrived. What does the community think about it?

According to plan, SE Inc. has released a lengthy blog post about "the loop", and their vision of a new "community feedback" system. Or something: TLDR; We’re going to be sharing our product ...
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108 votes
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New Post Notices rollout on Stack Overflow

New Post Notices have been launched network-wide. Please post all new feedback, bugs and feature requests to the new announcement post. As has been previously announced, we have been working for some ...
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343 votes
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Distinguish close votes by reason

Even though a question may be closed by receiving 5 close votes, the votes do not necessarily need to agree. I think this is a good behavior, but recently I voted to close a question for being an ...
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79 votes
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New onboarding for review queues

The Public Platform team is continuing to work towards improving the review queues and we’re here today to announce a new onboarding experience for the review queues. In the product discovery phase (...
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How could we improve our planned post notice improvements?

Megan has written a post on the Stack Overflow blog about changes that are planned/upcoming on the Stack Exchange platform. I've seen a bunch of discussion about it on chat - but it feels like having ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
283 votes
1 answer

How does duplicate closing work? When is a question a duplicate, and how should duplicate questions be handled?

Questions can be closed as duplicates. When are two questions considered duplicates? Which question is the duplicate? It's a duplicate. What do I do? Should I edit the question? Should I answer it? ...
21 votes
12 answers

Question Close Updates

This week we rolled out a series of changes to improve parts of the question close workflow. You can read more about the details of these changes here. For context, the overall effort to improve ...
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