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Display notification when the question you are answering is voted as dupe [duplicate]

It'll be nice if a notification is displayed when you're writing an answer to a question and someone else votes it as a dupe. Today, I answered a question and when I submitted, I noticed that it's ...
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0answers
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When writing an answer, can we be notified if people are voting to close/flagging the question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add an alert when answering a question that has at least a close vote as duplicate I was writing a detailed answer to a question. Before I could post it (when it was just ...
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0answers
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Warn new users posting answers when there are close votes on a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add an alert when answering a question that has at least a close vote as duplicate Even though all users can see close vote counts, and close votes automatically post comments ...
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11answers
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What is with people who answer questions that are known to be dupes?

When a dupe is posted, someone usually posts a comment to that effect within minutes. That comment usually gets at least a couple of upvotes while the question is still on the front page. If it's a ...
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5answers
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Autocomment when voting to close as duplicate

Another solution to this problem: Problem: People are voting to close as exact duplicate without leaving comments. Such votes are invisible to everyone under 3k. A comment is the primary way others ...
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3answers
242 views

Question closed while composing an answer

I was lucky enough to get the update message "This question was closed, new answers will not be accepted" (paraphrased) while composing an answer to this question. This is an extremely unpleasant ...
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3answers
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Finding a system to handle duplicates

I thought about the current ways to handle duplicates and how the system could be improved. First thing, duplicates today are hard to close, not enough people vote, you get a lot more reputation/...
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2answers
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See close votes as they come in (possibly as a notification)

I was just writing a nice and long post to a question on meta. Just as I was finishing up, I saw the dreaded No more answers will be accepted banner appear. It was closed. So all that time was ...
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0answers
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Can we please warn people if they start answering a question that has close votes?

Answers being posted before closing invalidates the closing mechanism Quite often, I see the issue of a stackizen posting their an answer while a question is being discussed/closevoted. This isn't ...
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1answer
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Bounty received of 50? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Half the Bounty? Is that possible? I just received a bounty of 50 rep today, but I thought the minimum was 100; 50 from the poster and 50 from the site. I wasn't near the rep ...
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0answers
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Vote to close (dup) notification [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Display notification when the question you are answering is voted as dupe When answering a question, we get notified (via the handy banner on top) when someone else has ...